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Sustainability Update

A monthly update from the Center for Sustainability for the Santa Clara University community.

  •  Solution for hard-to-recycle items: Terracycle

    Monday, Jan. 6, 2014
    Our campus collects certain items that would have been sent to the landfill after one use, but are now being upcycled to a create new products.
  •  A paperless office: Disabilities Resources

    Monday, Jan. 6, 2014
    This month marks the Office of Disabilities Resources’ one-year anniversary of going completely paperless. Learn about their process and how they accomplished this operational goal.
  •  News and Events

    Monday, Jan. 6, 2014
    Winter Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop
    Garden to Table Spring 2014 Internships
    Think Outside the Bottle Kick-Off
    Around the Table Photo Gallery
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Dr. King's Birthday
    4th Annual Eco-Fashion & Art Show
    Kick-Off Event for the Residence Energy Challenge
  •  Did You Know?

    Monday, Jan. 6, 2014
    Each time we avoid purchasing a new article of clothing, we reduce waste! The 4th annual Eco-Fashion & Art Show will showcase apparel created with reused and recyclable materials and designed by individuals from across campus.
  •  Take Action

    Monday, Jan. 6, 2014
    Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle and respect for a zero-waste 2014 resolution.
    REDUCE: the amount you purchase
    REUSE: last year’s materials
    RECYCLE: holiday leftovers with help from Earth 911
    RESPECT: local recycling facilities and their employees
  •  Fresh from the Forge Garden

    Monday, Jan. 6, 2014
    Students participate in the Forge Garden’s first neighborhood worm composting pilot.
 

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