CSU Commitment to Sustainability

CSUF Students Gain Experience in Greening the Campus
April 15th, 2014

CSUF News Service

Four Cal State Fullerton students, members of the PowerSave Campus Program, are gaining valuable work experience while helping the campus be a more sustainable campus. The PowerSave Campus Program is part of a national effort created to promote energy efficiency worldwide.

“We are working on some great projects,” said Miranda Domico, team manager and a member of the Take Back the Tap campaign on campus. More…

Chico State Grad Student Shares Sustainability Research in Interactive Exhibit
April 15th, 2014

CSU, Chico News

California State University, Chico graduate student Robert Stevens will present his research on sustainable clothing practices in a multifaceted exhibit titled “Seed to Skin” on Wednesday, April 9, from 2 to 3 p.m. at Selvester’s Café.

Stevens’ exhibit will examine how access to regionally produced fiber, local and indigenous weaving techniques and guilds, and clothing-fiber agriculture are important but often neglected components of ecological and economic sustainability. The presentation will include a demonstration on a locally produced loom, an indigenous weaving display, and conversations about the budding movement to “know your farmer, know your fiber.” More…

Cal Maritime to Sign International Declaration on Environmental Sustainability
April 15th, 2014

Cal Maritime News

As part of a University-wide commitment to environmental sustainability, Cal Maritime will become a signatory to the international Talloires Declaration.

The Declaration includes a ten point action plan for incorporating sustainability and environmental literacy in teaching, research, operations, and outreach at colleges and universities. More…

CSU Stanislaus Takes Steps to Curb Water Use
April 15th, 2014

CSU Stanislaus Newsroom

The drought plaguing California has led Governor Jerry Brown to issue an emergency declaration, requiring state agencies — the California State University included — to reduce water usage by 20 percent and put a moratorium on new, nonessential landscaping projects.

CSU Stanislaus is doing its part and much more, thanks to water conservation measures already in place and future plans that aim for a high level of sustainability. More…

Sustainable SSU Announces “Do One Thing Today” Campaign
April 15th, 2014

Sonoma State University NewsCenter

Look around the SSU campus this week and you will see bright yellow and blue posters that read “Do One Thing Today.” That poster is the new face of “Sustainable SSU” to highlight the campus’ sustainable accomplishments.

“Do One Thing Today / Sustainable SSU” campaign was created to connect and inform the SSU community about sustainable efforts across campus, from classrooms to research to facilities to Earth Day events to semester-end-move-out-of-the-dorms recycling drives to policy discussions and more. More…

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