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DINING WINS EPA FOOD RECOVERY CHALLENGE AWARD


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized the waste reduction accomplishments of UC Santa Cruz Dining Services, a participant in the EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge.
The initiative applies sustainable materials management practices to decrease wasted food and municipal and industrial wastes in the United States, leading to economic and environmental improvements.

>> Read about it here

COOL CAMPUS CHALLENGE


At week 9 of the challenge, we've earned 3.7 million points which adds up to 3.7 million pounds of CO2 saved from our pledged actions!
We're in 4th place now, but we can move back into 1st with YOUR help. Login, make pledges, and spread the word. Join us at a free pizza party tomorrow and earn more points!

WIN PRIZES: If you make it to 10,000 points, you'll be entered into a raffle to win a bicycle! 

>> Sign up and learn more

SUSTAINABILITY PROFILE


This month's newsletter features Amran Khan and Catherine Alfaro, interns for the American Indian Resource Center and People of Color Sustainability Collective.

>> Read the profile


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NEWS & ACHIEVEMENTS

Job Posting: Director of Sustainability at UCSC

Apply by 12/7: Sustainability Alumni Panel

Campus creates 'smart' building

Using digital tools to map food access

Smart Bike Lockers


Student Perspective: Systemic Oppression and the Natural World

Students & Staff Take-Aways from Fall Conferences

Indigethanx Event Report

Driven by data

Tamara Ball Recognized as United Way Community Hero
GREENING YOUR LIFESTYLE

>> Winter Break Energy Reminders
RESEARCH STORIES

>>Stories Of Sustainability Research And Engagement From The Students And Scholars At UC Santa Cruz
UPCOMING EVENTS

12/3: PRIDE Mentorship Program for At-Risk Youth

12/5: Arboretum Phenology Walk


1/5: Permaculture Film Series

1/8-1/10: Inter-Org Sustainability Retreat 2016

>> More events
OPPORTUNITIES

Opportunity is knocking all over campus. Get involved!

Internships, employment, and volunteering

Contests and funding

Classes, trainings and community
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