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Posted on Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2009
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Behind the Scenes: Exploring the Costume Shop with Joanne Martin

Posted on Sunday, Mar. 1, 2009
When looking around the Santa Clara University costume shop, "sustainable," may not be the first adjective that pops into your head. But upon closer inspection, it is easy to see the ways in which sustainable is a fitting description for costume shop activities. Reusing and recycling is at the very heart of what Costume Shop Supervisor Joanne Martin does. Read More »

Joe Sugg, Assistant Vice President, University Operations

Posted on Sunday, Mar. 1, 2009
Joe Sugg has been a leader in creating a more sustainable campus. Joe oversees buildings management and construction, grounds management, energy use, waste management and purchasing policy. When asked how he came to view sustainability as a core Santa Clara value, Joe identified two personal triggers. First, he described how sustainability is more than being "green" it's about social justice and viable economics. Second, Joe learned to see sustainability as a good business practice. Read More »