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Sustainability Committee spreads eco-awareness

By Daniel Hernandez, Advocate Staff

March 6, 2019

When you throw your soda bottle into the recycling bin do you ever think of why that big blue bin sits there? When you throw your waste into the recycling or compost bins on campus it’s an unconscious contribution to the...

Faulty signage misleads cyclists

By Jaleel Perry, Advocate Staff

October 21, 2016

Misleading signs on campus are soon to change to better regulate wheel travel through campus. The current signs are labeled, “Use of skateboards, inline skates and bicycles are prohibited.” Building and Grounds Manager...

Recycle bins add funding to committee

By Salvador Godoy, Staff Writer

May 18, 2016

After the Sustainability Committee unveiled a deal with Signal Outdoor Advertising last fall to bring profitable recycling bins to the college, the new containers have arrived on campus. Buildings and Grounds Manager Bruce King sai...

Operations council bans hoverboard use outright

By Asma Alkrizy, Opinion Editor

April 22, 2016

The use of hoverboards has increased on many college campuses, with USA Today reporting more than 30 colleges having banned the use of hoverboards on campus in favor of student’s safety. As of this semester, the Operations Council ...

Earth day strives to diminish usage

By Roxana Amparo, Associate Editor

April 20, 2016

In honor of Earth Day, the Sustainability Committee will hold its annual Earth Day celebration outside of the Applied Arts Building from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday to promote a greener world. “Too many times we are wasting things, dam...

Company pays for bins, gives committee budget

By Benjamin Bassham, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015

The Sustainability Committee is getting its first real budget, through a deal with Signal Campus, who will pay for the privilege of placing recycling bins around campus. Buildings and Grounds Manager Bruce King said the advertising...

Committee set on lowering carbon emissions using cycling incentives, lockups

By Nina Cestaro, Staff Writer

February 3, 2015

“To reduce our carbon footprint, everyone needs to get off their lazy bums and not drive every day to school. It’s just the right thing to do, it’s setting a good example for the community, for the campus,” Bruce King, B...

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