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Sustainability Update

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

  •  Entertaining on a budget: How to get the party started

    Tuesday, Jul. 2, 2013
    The Office of Sustainability teamed up with the Alumni Association's Life After SCU series to provide both a framework and handful of ideas on how to entertain guests with a limited budget and tips for becoming more self-sufficient, environmentally-conscious, and innovative.
  •  Sustainability Champions celebrated

    Tuesday, Jul. 2, 2013
    By sharing a vision and taking action towards a healthier, happier, and more sustainable world, these individuals and their collaborative efforts have enhanced SCU's campus culture of sustainability. Join us in congratulating the 2012-13 Sustainability Champion Award recipients!
  •  News and Events

    Tuesday, Jul. 2, 2013
    Sustainability Liaisons celebrated
    Rose, White & Blue Parade and Festival
    2013 Fireworks Extravaganza
    Art in the Garden
    Sustainability Summer Series
    Anniversary of the Signing of the Americans Disabilities Act
    Concerts & Family Fun Nights in Central Park
    Composting Workshop Series
    U-Pick Tomatoes!
    Backyard Beekeeping Workshop
  •  Did you Know?

    Tuesday, Jul. 2, 2013
    SCU's Forge garden is open during the summer months and has new drop-in workday and visiting hours.
  •  Take Action

    Tuesday, Jul. 2, 2013
    Tips to take action: related to celebrations.
    REDUCE: carbon emissions by using a propane grill
    REUSE: popsicle molds for cool treats
    RECYCLE: serve beverages from companies who strive to go zero-waste and recycle resources
    RESPECT: our skies when celebrating, especially with fireworks


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