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Sustainability Archive

Week of: Sep 04, 2016
Pedal Easy: The Student-run Bike learning Center Wants to Help You Ride »

Have your bike gears suddenly stopped shifting, making you extra sweaty on your commute to campus? Or maybe your brakes have been getting looser, making you worried about riding through busy intersections.

Week of: May 08, 2016
HSU Surpasses Trash Reduction Goals »

Students, staff, and faculty at Humboldt State University are stingy with their trash.

Week of: May 01, 2016
Engineering Students Share Design Skills With Zane Middle School »

From model watersheds to robotics tables that can lead to intense Lego competitions, students at Zane Middle School in Eureka are set to take advantage of design projects from Humboldt State student engineers.

Donation Dash Makes it Easy to Move Out »

With the end of the semester near, students from the Waste Reduction and Resources Awareness Program are partnering with local thrift stores to help students as they move out of residence halls.

Week of: Apr 10, 2016
Electric Vehicle Charging Network Expands on North Coast »

Please Join the Redwood Coast Energy Authority and Schatz Energy Research Center to celebrate the Grand Opening of nine new public electric vehicle charging locations on the North Coast Electric Vehicle Charging Network. The ribbon cutting will be held on Thursday, April 28 from 12pm to 1 pm at St. Joseph Hospital located at 2700 Dolbeer Street, Eureka.

Week of: Apr 03, 2016
Environmental Justice and Resource Awareness at HSU’s Earth Week »

Humboldt State’s Student Sustainability Coalition marks Earth Week with a series of events April 18-20.

Week of: Mar 27, 2016
HSU Boosts Campus Composting »

Humboldt State University is taking a big step toward reducing its food waste with the introduction of a broad food waste program that promises big results.

Week of: Feb 28, 2016
Schatz Lab Team to Study Uganda’s ‘Energy Staircase’ »

A study in Uganda by Humboldt State University researchers will explore what happens after people make the switch from kerosene lamps to solar-powered products and how flexible financing influences adoption of off-the-grid technology.

Week of: Feb 14, 2016
Campus to ‘Power Down’ for Big Energy Savings »

Humboldt State can save energy and reduce emissions by powering down ventilation systems, switching off office equipment and take other steps that will have cause minimal disruption and be generally unobtrusive.

Week of: Feb 07, 2016
Community Garden Takes Shape »

Alec Howard knew next to nothing about gardening. As a Humboldt State student now, he’s focused on sustainability, greening up campus with his “HSU”-shaped community garden and growing a community along the way.

Week of: Jan 31, 2016
Local Food Experts Gather to Talk ‘Farm to Table’ »

From organic produce to specialty foods, the North Coast region is known for its focus on locally produced products. But how accessible and sustainable is healthy food in Humboldt County? Experts will gather at HSU for a daylong symposium to probe these questions and look at how food systems affect local citizens.

Week of: Nov 22, 2015
HSU Signs on to White House’s Campus-Focused Climate Pledge »

Humboldt State University has pledged support for the White House American Campuses Act on Climate demonstrating Humboldt State’s commitment to carrying out sustainability goals and supporting strong action on climate change by world leaders.

Week of: Oct 25, 2015
Green Workplaces Generate Big Energy Savings »

Students are helping HSU rack up thousands in energy savings while gaining skills for a green career through a statewide student-run program that promotes energy efficiency and education on college campuses.

Week of: Sep 27, 2015
LED Lights Generate Savings, Reduce Emissions »

A partnership between HSU and the Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) is saving the campus money and reducing carbon emissions one light bulb at a time.

Students Promoting ‘Kill the Cup’ Contest »

It’s game on for a group of Humboldt State students who are competing against 15 other universities nationwide. The game is “Kill The Cup,” and campus culture indicates the HSU squad might be the favorite in this field.

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.

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