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Week of: Sep 20, 2015
From Parking Lots to Bay, Project Cleans Water Along the Way »

Where there are cars, there is pollution. And when it rains, oil and other residues left behind on roads and parking lots are swept off the surface and deposited in wastewater systems virtually untouched.

Thanks to a $1.4 million grant secured by the City of Arcata in collaboration with Humboldt State and the Northern Humboldt Unified School District, environment-friendly technology is addressing that problem throughout town.

Week of: Sep 06, 2015
Mercury Research Keeps Scientists In the Fog »

Fog is as much a part of Humboldt County as the redwoods. In fact, with their unusual ability to take in water through both roots and needles, redwoods directly benefit from the mist-laden air.

Week of: Aug 30, 2015
Major California River Now ‘Ultimate Teacher’ for HSU Science Students »

The Klamath River is a massive, breathtaking, and complex system with its own unique ecology and affected by political, economic, and cultural factors. It’s home to diverse communities including Native American tribes, farmers, and fishermen.

Week of: Jun 28, 2015
HSU Recycling About to Get More Convenient »

Humboldt State is one of 37 colleges and universities across the country to receive support from the Recycling Bin Grant Program, made possible by Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and the Coca-Cola Foundation. The program awarded HSU with 50 recycling bins, which will be used to expand waste reduction efforts at outdoor events such as football games, concerts and club fairs.

Week of: May 03, 2015
For Local Charities, Student Move-out Trash is Treasure »

Humboldt State is partnering with local volunteers and charities next week to ensure that students moving out of the residence halls have a minimal impact on the environment and the community.

Week of: Apr 19, 2015
Fallen Redwood Tree Donated to Local Native American Tribes »

Humboldt State University has donated a redwood tree that fell on the Campus Apartments to two local Native American tribes—the Bear River Band of the Rohnerville Rancheria and the Wiyot Tribe.

Week of: Jan 25, 2015
School of Business Makes Big Changes, Gets Stamp of Approval »

What started as an effort to change the way HSU’s School of Business taught business has led to a big next step–accreditation.

Week of: Jan 18, 2015
HSU Greenhouse Gas Emissions Drop Below 1990 Levels »

Electricity use accounts for nearly one quarter of the greenhouse gas emissions generated at Humboldt State, while transportation emissions from business travel, commuting, and solid waste disposal are responsible for over one third of the total. Those are two of the key findings from a comprehensive inventory of HSU’s greenhouse gas emissions, recently prepared by HSU’s Office of Sustainability.

Week of: Jan 11, 2015
Humboldt State Wins National Waste Reduction Competition »

Humboldt State University topped over 50 universities across the country in the 2014 Game Day Challenge, a national competition that encourages waste reduction at university and college football games.

Week of: Nov 23, 2014
Humboldt State University Helps Lead Push for Fossil-Free, Greener Investing »

Humboldt State University is moving aggressively to green up its endowment, taking a leadership role in higher education by further divesting from fossil fuels and adopting a broad definition of socially concerning sectors to be avoided. Significantly, the effort involves targeting mutual funds.

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