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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, to peer education, 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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Join the Liaison Network

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

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What You Can Do

Everyday tips for actions you can do to support sustainable lifestyles.

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FAQ

Sustainability is not just about "going green," it's beyond that. Read about frequently asked questions about sustainability. 

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Calendar of Events

Check out what kind of sustainability activities are happening on and off campus and choose the ones to attend!

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Monthly Newsletter

Keep up-to-date with the monthly "Sustainability Update" which includes news and events at SCU.

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SCU's approach

Discover the ways that SCU is unique in its approach to sustainability.
Take Action: Mindful Citizenship
Take Action: Mindful Citizenship

Tips to take action in regards to being a mindful citizen | REDUCE: your purchases | REUSE: what you already have in unconventional ways | RECYCLE: product packaging | RESPECT: your right as a citizen and vote

Mission Sustainable Challenge: A Busy Person's Retreat
Mission Sustainable Challenge: A Busy Person's Retreat

Has the world given much thought to how we will be powering, funding, or nourishing the future? Even as busy individuals, we can spare a daily moment of reflection and action to create a more sustainable future.

Take Action: Sustainable Transit
Take Action: Sustainable Transit

REDUCE the amount of driving you do. REUSE vintage bikes. RECYCLE vegetable oil for biofuels. RESPECT the electric car!

Contact Us

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