Help UC’s Carbon Neutrality Initiative Get More Student Representatives

Since its formation in 2014, the University of California’s Global Climate Leadership Council (UC GCLC) has advised President Janet Napolitano on how to meet annual carbon neutrality goals.   People can experience cancer, asthma and heart attacks from pollution from fossil fuels from power plants and vehicle tailpipes.  And the […]

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 & 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 […]

Protests: The Heritage Of The United States

Looking as far back as the Boston Tea Party, the United States of America was founded on protest. Our very first amendment was crafted to forever grant the citizens of our nation the ability to peacefully assemble and air their grievances against the state without fear of retaliation. Since then […]

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

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 will also […]