Download Your E-waste Here

This Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 the University of San Diego will be opening a new e-waste collection center. If you bring your e-waste in between 7 am and 7 pm, you will have a chance to win a FREE iPad. E-waste can be any electronic device that is nearing the end of its life span.…

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Kraft Helps Plant Urban Farms in “Food Desert’s”

The Home Depot Foundation helps build greener communities in partnership with Habitat for Humanity. Planters sponsors peanut-shaped groves to create community gardens on disused urban plots. Kraft Foods‘ contribution to greener communities, through the home farming initiative of its Triscuit brand, is working with the nonprofit group Urban Farming to bring farm projects to U.S. cities. Triscuit began its home…

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Battle Looms Over US Coal Exports

A battle is looming over proposals to construct coal export terminals in the Pacific Northwest, the Obama administration’s leases of large tracts in the West for coal mining, and the important questions that these issues have raised about the use of coal in the United States. The Center for American Progress (CAP) released a report on…

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L’Oreal Recycling Packaging Waste Into Playgrounds

Garnier, a hair-care brand made by L’Oreal, is reducing the amount of landfill waste generated by its products by partnering with TerraCycle to turn its packaging into playground equipment. Hard to believe, but they say personal care and beauty products account for one-third of all landfill waste. Garnier aims to divert a significant portion of its…

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Students Working On Real-World Projects at California State University San Marcos

The Senior Experience Program matches teams of students with projects submitted by local businesses and organizations. Students gain by working as consultants on rigorous, real-world projects that require teamwork and application of classroom knowledge. Businesses gain by receiving concentrated attention from bright, energetic teams that provide a fresh, independent look at their projects. Each student…

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California State University Commitment To Sustainability

  The California State University’s commitment to sustainability is built on the foundation of efficient building design, construction, and operation of all 23 campuses.  Innovative and dedicated CSU employees are essential to reducing the energy demands of the system’s 936 buildings and $130 million in annual utility costs. Floyd Dudley II, the assistant director of…

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