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Sustainability Update

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

  •  More Wheels When You Want Them; Eight New Zipcars on Campus

    Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011
    Santa Clara University has expanded its partnership with Zipcar, bringing 8 new Zipcars to campus. These new cars bring with them a new program: CBL Affiliate memberships. For qualified students, SCU will waive the application fee and the first year's membership fee. In addition, CBL affiliates will also receive 12 free rental hours.
  •  Conner Mulrooney, Class of 2012

    Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011
    Conner's work has impacted the Santa Clara community by placing convenient and accessible water filter stations in heavily trafficked areas of campus such as in Benson, Malley Fitness Center, and all residence halls. Conner's work is receiving strong recognition from the community and he's proud that the water filling stations are getting good use and actually working to reduce the amount of plastic water bottles on campus.
  •  News

    Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011
    This summer, the Housing Office donated 518 pieces of furniture from Dunne Hall, including desks, chairs, and shelves weighing over 18 tons (the equivalent of 9 rhinoceroses) to Food for the Poor, via the International Recycling Network. The furniture was sent to Food for the Poor agencies in El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Jamaica, and Mexico. Clearly, many people will come to benefit from SCU's donation. Also this month: Willem and Maria Roelandts Fellowship | Reduce Reuse Re-imagine | C2C Fellows | Green Products Web Portal | Master Composter Training Program
  •  Events

    Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011
    A solar advocate will share information about a group-purchase opportunity for residential photovoltaic systems. Wednesday 10/5 and Thursday 10/6. He will share information about the various kinds of equipment, changes to the industry, net metering, local rebates, and will provide general advice for homeowners. ALSO HAPPENING THIS MONTH: Prashant Olalekar, S.J. from Mumbai Arrives on Campus for Two-Week Residency | Green Careers for All Majors | Foragers, Farmers, Missionaries and Traders: Cultural and Environmental Change on the Fringe of the Kalahari Desert | 3rd Annual Bay Area Leadership & Social Justice Conference | The Tech Awards Nexus Conference | Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) Sign Up
  •  Did You Know?

    Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011
    Do you need a Halloween Costume for this year's spooky day? Learn about convenient opportunities to reuse costumes.
  •  What Can I Do?

    Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011
    Tips to REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE, and RESPECT, related to Halloween.
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    Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011
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