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  • Aggie Green Pledge

    Pledge to take action for a more sustainable campus.

  • Aggie Reuse Store

    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.

  • Aggie Surplus

    Aggie Surplus (formerly Bargain Barn) reduces campus waste by sorting, re-selling, recycling and donating surplus university equipment, furniture and supplies.

  • Aggieware

    Aggieware is reusable dishes and utensils for student programs, from Student Housing.

  • Buy Smart

    Learn how you can make sustainable purchases.

  • Compost

    Learn how to compost at UC Davis.

  • Compostable utensils from CCE

    Student organizations can purchase zero-waste event materials through Campus Center for the Environment.

  • Earn a Green Leaf For Your Desk

    Practice sustainability at your desk.

  • Go Zero Waste

    Learn how to recycle at UC Davis.

  • Green Workplace Alumni

    Offices, departments, and laboratories that have participated in Green Workplace.

  • Green Your Lab

    Lower your lab's environmental footprint.

  • Green Your Office

    Lower your office's environmental impact.

  • Green Your Workplace

    Learn how to green your workplace and lower your environmental footprint.

  • Host a Green Event

    Learn how to host a green event at UC Davis.

  • Plan Green Conference

    This annual conference provides UC Davis event planners with the tools and information they need to plan sustainable events.

  • Project Compost

    Part of the ASUCD, this student-run unit collects campus compost and teaches how to compost through the Experimental College.

  • Recycle

    Learn how to recycle at UC Davis.

  • Request Recycling Bins

    Find out how to expand your recycling options on campus.

  • Spring Cleaning during move-out

    On moving days, Student Housing collects unwanted but reusable items as charitable donations.

  • Student Housing: The Bucket

    The Bucket program allows students in the residence halls the ability to have compost collection containers in their room.

  • Sustainable shopping list

    Student Housing encourages students and staff to shop sustainably with a pocket-sized list.

  • UC Carbon Neutrality Initiative

    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.

  • UC Policy on Sustainable Practices

    Web page with information about the UC Policy on Sustainable Practices and links to PDF versions of the current policy and past policy versions.

  • White House Climate Leadership Pledge

    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.