Sustainability

Sep, 2012

‘RePower Humboldt’ Plan Pivots on Local Renewable Resources

The Schatz Energy Research Center at Humboldt State University and the Redwood Coast Energy Authority are soliciting broad community feedback on a comprehensive development plan that would maximize Humboldt County’s long-term reliance on local renewable energy resources.

Aug, 2012

May, 2012

HSU Unveils Recommendations for Del Norte Food System

Del Norte County and Adjacent Tribal Lands should further localize their farm-to-market sector with Community Supported Agriculture networks, according to a detailed analysis by the non-profit California Center for Rural Policy at Humboldt State University.

HSU and Plan It Green Host Marquee Green Conference

Online registration is open for the July 19-21 Building Green Communities Conference and Trade Expo at Humboldt State University and the Arcata Community Center, cosponsored by HSU and Plan It Green, the Humboldt County-based educational non-profit that promotes sustainable economic development.

Apr, 2012

HSU Among Top Green Schools in the U.S. and Canada

For the third year in a row, Humboldt State University has been rated among the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada by the Princeton Review, an education services company, in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council.

Mar, 2012

Business Expert Probes Sustainable Enterprise

University of Michigan Professor Thomas P. Lyon will address “Sustainability: The Role of Business in a Radically Imperfect World” when he delivers the 19th annual Chung-Watson Lecture in Business Ethics at Humboldt State University on Thursday, Mar. 22 at 4 p.m. in the Great Hall of the new College Creek Apartments.

Feb, 2012

Students Give the Grades with Green Campus Program

Students with Humboldt State’s Green Campus program are ready to give out grades if faculty and staff are willing to take the test. Office sustainability evaluations are now available through the Green Workplace Assessment Certification Program.

HSU Picks Up $15K Energy Efficiency Rebate

Pacific Gas and Electric has presented an incentive check for $15,577 to Humboldt State University for energy savings derived from the campus’s new College Creek Apartment Complex.

Jan, 2012

Campus Scores Big in Recycling Competition

Humboldt State University topped NCAA Division II schools competing in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2011 Game Day Challenge, a national competition to eliminate the trash generated at college football games.
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Electric Bikes Take Hold on Campus

Marimar White-Espin (’12, Journalism) remembers the days when the 2.5-mile bike ride from her Bayside apartment to campus would leave her tired and rushing to get to class.

Nov, 2011

Campus Hosts Free E-Waste Drop Off

E-Waste is the name given to computers, televisions, stereos, copiers, cell phones and other electronics nearing the end of their “lifecycles.” Many of these products can be reused, refurbished, or recycled.

HSU’s Colwell Lectures at Sequoia Park Zoo on Snowy Plover

Humboldt State University Wildlife Professor Mark Colwell, a veteran shorebirds expert, will lecture on the biology and conservation status of the Snowy Plover on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. in the Sequoia Park Zoo Classroom in the Secrets of the Forest Building, 3414 W Street, Eureka.