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Topics: Waste reduction
Explore waste reduction at UC Davis
How do you recycle a calculator? How do we prevent trash cans from overflowing at sporting events? How can food scraps be turned into power? Waste topics at UC Davis include everything from planning a zero-waste event to developing a biodigester and advocating for a policy to recycle technological waste.
Campus ProgressSee full list…
Find out about UC Davis' waste reduction efforts.
Lecture series explores different ways that UC Davis could become more sustainable.
Aggie Surplus (formerly Bargain Barn) reduces campus waste by sorting, re-selling, recycling and donating surplus university equipment, furniture and supplies.
Aggieware is reusable dishes and utensils for student programs, from Student Housing.
Biomass energy systems is one of the topics in the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department.
The University of California, a national leader in sustainability, has pledged to become carbon neutral by 2025, becoming the first major university to accomplish this achievement.
Web page with information about the UC Policy on Sustainable Practices and links to PDF versions of the current policy and past policy versions.
On November 12, 2015, Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi signed the White House Climate Leadership Pledge on behalf of UC Davis, signaling our institutional commitment to carbon neutrality.
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Aggie Reuse is a second-hand store in the Memorial Union which sells used school and office supplies, art and craft materials, clothing, and much more. Their mission is to divert materials from the landfill and to redistribute them at low cost for reuse or repurposing.
CCE is a student-run organization that promotes environmental awareness on campus.
How to find sustainability-related courses at UC Davis
Student organizations can purchase zero-waste event materials through Campus Center for the Environment.