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Take Action

There are many ways to get involved in sustainability. From learning more about sustainable living, to developing policies, to helping the University reduce our carbon footprint, each of us has an important part to play. See below for suggestions on how you can contribute to a more sustainable SCU.

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Become a Liaison

Liaisons are peer educators for sustainability and experts on how sustainability interplays with their respective groups.

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Save Energy 

Tips on how to reduce the amount of energy we use in our daily lives whether at home, work, or school.

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Reduce Waste

Tips to reduce, reuse, recycle in order to decrease the amount of waste sent to landfills.

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Eat Sustainably

What is sustainable food? Learn about what things to consider when choosing your food.

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Vote With Your Dollar

Consumers vote everyday. Learn how to voice your support for sustainable businesses.

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Volunteer

Be proactive and take action by volunteering on campus and in the local community.
Take Action: Bronco Athletes
Take Action: Bronco Athletes

Reduce: your carbon footprint by biking or walking
Reuse: the sun as a clothes dryer
Recycle: infographics as active lifestyle tips for others
Respect: your body and fuel it with wholesome food

Take Action: Vote with your Dollar
Take Action: Vote with your Dollar

Reduce: your consumption
Reuse: products you already have
Recycle: before disposing
Respect: the companies you support

Take Action: Cleaning
Take Action: Cleaning

REDUCE: the use of harmful chemicals
REUSE: the community’s leftover household products
RECYCLE: old t-shirts as cleaning rags
RESPECT: the labels on your cleaning products

Contact Us

Center for Sustainability
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053 sustainability@scu.edu