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Celebrate Earth Month by getting your home office green-certified

UCOP’s Sustainability Affinity Group (SAG) is bringing a fun sustainability challenge to your work-from-home office!  Challenge yourself to assess your home office footprint and learn green-themed tips along the way. All participants will receive


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UC and the Biden administration will partner to address the climate crisis

UC welcomes a stronger partnership with the federal government to embark on a new period of innovation and discovery in regards to addressing the climate crisis.


Green Building Matters Podcast features Matt St. Clair

UC’s director of sustainability — also a LEED fellow — recently talked about UC’s industry-leading sustainability goals, and how his role at UC is his dream job, during a podcast interview.


Reminder: Sustainable composting event this Thursday

The UCOP Sustainability Affinity Group welcomes three San Mateo County Office of Sustainability Master Composters for a discussion about transforming food scraps and plant trimmings into a nutrient-rich garden soil amendment.


Sustainability at Home: How to feed your soil with compost

Join UCOP Sustainability Affinity Group, in partnership with the UCOP Department of Energy and Sustainability, for a presentation by three master composters.


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Sustainability at Home: Creating a spring herb and vegetable garden

The UCOP Sustainability Affinity Group begins its spring speaker series on Wednesday with a presentation by UC Master Gardener Shilpa Thanawala.


UC’s unwavering commitment to sustainability

Despite disruptions caused by COVID-19, UC pushed ahead on its sustainability goals, making significant progress in its efforts to combat climate change and build resilience.


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President Drake lauds U.S. return to Paris Agreement

UC denounced the country’s 2020 exit from the agreement, while remaining steadfastly committed to the treaty as well as the university’s own green energy and carbon neutrality goals.


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15 ideas for sustainable holidays

The UCOP Sustainability Affinity Group presents 15 ideas we learned this year. Check them out to learn how you can have more sustainable holidays.


Serve your community at your Thanksgiving table

Here are six ways to bring deeper meaning to your meal by supporting farmers, farmworkers and the planet.