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Sustainability Update

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

  •  Residence Life Eats Up Compostable Diningware

    Friday, Jul. 23, 2010
    Residence Life at Santa Clara University recently dished out a new initiative chalk full of sustainability - quite literally. Residential Learning Communities began replacing plastic utensils and disposable cups and plates at programming events last spring with biocompostable tableware. The renewed effort reveals a potential to reduce waste and boost compost collection across campus.
  •  News and Events

    Friday, Jul. 23, 2010
    Results: Living Green in the Neighborhood | Santa Clara University Honored as Green Power Champion | California Higher Education Sustainability Conference | Global Women's Leadership Network: Global Innovation Dialogue
  •  Gayle Catterlin, Resident Director

    Friday, Jul. 23, 2010
    Ultimately, Catterlin emphasizes a big-picture approach to sustainability at SCU, focused on bringing in those who have yet to buy-in to the concept by showing them how easily they can modify their behaviors to live with less impact on the earth and a more positive role in society. In her role as a supporter, residential leader, and learner about sustainability, Catterlin has and continues to show how her approach is helping promote a culture of sustainability at SCU, one resident.
  •  Did You Know?

    Friday, Jul. 23, 2010
    Two of this summer's Orientation Leaders, Nick Camilleri ('12) and Brett Zylstra ('13), star in a funny video detailing SCU's waste diversion programs.
  •  What Can I Do?

    Friday, Jul. 23, 2010
    Between the power used to run cardio machines, keep the indoor climate cool, power televisions and radio, and water used for the showers and washing machines, not to mention that fitness buffs often drive to workout, gyms have a pretty heavy carbon footprint.
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    Friday, Jul. 23, 2010
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