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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.

Week of: Oct 26, 2014
ERE Program Awarded Grant to Look at Waste Management Alternatives »

A solid waste research management proposal put forward by Humboldt State’s Environmental Resources Engineering program is one of three submissions selected for funding by the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF).

Week of: Sep 21, 2014
Alumni Team Up On Founders, Gist Energy Updates »

Think of Founders Hall as you might consider a classic car. Since it was first constructed in 1920, the venerable structure has undergone a variety of remodels, including paint jobs and bodywork. Still, its restoration to cherry condition remains incomplete.

Week of: Sep 07, 2014
‘Becoming California’ Premieres in September »

In California a new story of environmental change is emerging. It is a story that tells how nature and civilization are no longer adversaries but partners, together creating healthy environments amid vibrant economies.

Humboldt State Participates in Global Climate March »

Humboldt State University will join a global climate march Sept. 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. on the HSU campus.

Week of: May 25, 2014
Donation Dash Reduces Campus Waste »

This May the HSU Sustainability Office and the Waste Reduction & Resource Awareness Program (WRRAP) hosted Donation Dash, an annual event designed to reduce waste generated by students moving out of the residence halls.

Week of: May 11, 2014
Redefining Waste: Upcycled Projects Promote Learning »

Professor Lonny Grafman’s Introduction to Design class is a unique combination of engineering, sustainability and community service.

Arbor Day Tree Planting Beautifies Campus »

Humboldt State students recently joined the university’s grounds and landscaping crew to plant 20 trees around the Student Business Services building.

Week of: May 04, 2014
HSU Receives $5.8 Million Federal Grant for Innovative Biomass Research »

Humboldt State University, along with 15 regional partners, has received a $5.88 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to conduct innovative biomass research.

Week of: Apr 27, 2014
Campus Responds to State and CSU Call to Reduce Water Usage »

Humboldt State is responding to California’s drought emergency with a series of short and long-term measures aimed at reducing water use on campus.

Week of: Mar 02, 2014
Virtual Green Room Promotes Eco-Friendly Living »

Do you know how to reduce your carbon footprint at home?

Week of: Feb 23, 2014
California Environmental Legacy Project Screens National PBS Film at HSU »

Humboldt State University will host a free public screening of “Becoming California” a public television documentary exploring man’s relationship with the environment 7 p.m. March 8 in the Van Duzer Theatre.

Week of: Feb 02, 2014
HSU Phases Out Single-Use Plastic Bags »

Paper or plastic? Pretty soon, HSU retailers won’t have to ask.

Week of: Jan 26, 2014
HSU Showcases Groundbreaking Films from California Legacy Project »

Humboldt State University will screen two films produced for the California Environmental Legacy Project—a statewide multimedia initiative designed to raise public awareness about environmental change in California—Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Van Duzer Theatre.

Solar Energy Advocate Kicks off Sustainable Speaker Series »

The annual Sustainable Speaker Series gets underway with Adam Browning presenting “Solar Market Development in the US: Theory, Practice, and Prognostications” on Thursday, Feb. 6 at 5:30 p.m. in Science B Room 135.

Week of: Jan 12, 2014
Humboldt State Kicks Off 2014 RecycleMania Collegiate Recycling Competition »

Humboldt State has successfully kicked off its participation in the 2014 RecycleMania tournament, the national competition in which college campuses compete over eight weeks to see who can reduce, reuse and recycle the most on-campus waste.

Week of: Dec 01, 2013
Campus Composting Ramps Up with Earth Tub »

If you buy a sandwich at Humboldt State, it’s likely to come with locally-sourced produce, maybe a roll from a local bakery, and tofu made right here in Arcata.

But what happens when that sandwich is just a crust and some mustard stains? With the recent installation of a large-scale composter known as the Earth Tub, the beginnings and ends of that sandwich can now be managed locally, too.

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