You Won’t Believe How UC Davis Replaced Paper Towels With Hand Towels

Cutting trees causes landslides and flooding, and takes away homes from wildlife.   Here at California Student Sustainability Coalition (CSSC), we are dedicated to advancing sustainability at our community and educational institutions. But how does our mission manifest itself in practice, and, at a level tangible to students?  What factors make for a successful […]

How You Can Create A Zero Waste City & And University By 2020

Colleges and universities are anything but islands unto themselves. Examples abound of higher educational institutions collaborating with their local governments to advance the cause of sustainability. The City of San Francisco has garnered world fame for its sustainability practices, and so I asked myself, “Do colleges also live up to […]

Apply For Zero Waste Mini-Grants By Jan. 15, 2015

By Sydney Johnson Starting in Spring 2015,California Student Sustainability Coalition (CSSC) will be providing mini-grant funding for innovative, student-led projects aimed at eliminating waste on college campuses. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded for projects expected to last from January 1 to June 30, 2015.  Short term projects […]

Youth On How To Divest CA Colleges’ $234M From The Largest Filthy 15 Coal Corporations

Berkeley, CA- Coal is a polluting fossil fuel.  Data in a new report authored by California Student Sustainability Coalition (CSSC) alumni Sarah Siedschlag reveals that the University of California (UC) Regents have about $234 million dollars worth of investments in the “Filthy 15” largest coal companies. The report, Reducing California Higher Education’s Support […]