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Plastic Sucks: Plastic-Waste-Free Campus UC has set a Zero Waste goal for 2020. We aren't on target to meet this goal. This project goes after plastic. 1st step: Stop consuming it. Proposed 04/03/2019
Sustainable Video Pilot Project: Going Home to LA for the Holidays We will create a video that addresses sustainable transportation options to get to LA from UCSC. It will be posted on line and promoted. In Progress 04/02/2019
Energy Conservation in Residence Halls and On-Campus Apartments We are providing smart power strips to residential students and teaching them energy conservation strategies. In Progress 04/02/2019
Research about Inclusive Sustainability at UCSC This project seeks to better understand disparities in sustainability-related opinions and behaviors of our diverse undergraduate students In Progress 03/20/2019
Beacon-Advanced Meter Analysis Beacon is a smart metering software that tracks water consumption, and leaks, providing data to use when attempting to conserve water. Completed 03/20/2019
Program in Community and Agroecology: Increasing Compost Education PICA is committed to ongoing student education about the benefits of and hands-on experience with different types of composting systems. In Progress 03/20/2019
Advancing Food Recovery & Production Support toward Food Security Efforts for UCSC Students & Campus Affiliates This project coordinates food recovery from Campus Dining Perk Carts and Retail locations in order to contribute to student food security. In Progress 03/20/2019
Staff E-Bike Rental Program A pilot program to purchase 1 e-bike for staff use on University business. Demand will be tracked & the program expanded as need arises. In Progress 03/20/2019
Green Office Certification Program This project is designed to help offices on campus be more sustainable by providing them with tools to reduce waste, energy, and water use In Progress 12/06/2018
North American Regional Conference of Right Livelihood Laureates, May 15-20 at UCSC Conference to promote social justice and sustainability. Kresge's Common Ground Center is the North American "Right Livelihood College." In Progress 08/20/2018
Watsonville as Teacher: Alternative Spring Break The Alternative Spring Break will focus on issues of food justice, bringing College 9 & 10 Students to Watsonville. In Progress 07/25/2018
2018 Right Livelihood Conference Campus sustainability plan funds were used to help make the event zero waste. Completed 07/25/2018
Smart Wireless Gas Meter The objective is to design a prototype system that will enable the UCSC Energy Department to wirelessly collect data from the gas meters. In Progress 05/07/2018
Earth Summit The Earth Summit is a space for students, staff, faculty, and community members to come together and celebrate campus sustainability. Completed 02/15/2018
Students for Organic Solutions To spread the word on how our current food systems impact different aspects of culture and society. Proposed 02/15/2018

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