News & Events
Current Events on Campus ...
Thanks to the efforts of Facilities Services and Academic Affairs, our sustainability
initiatives for this academic year are underway. Last academic year we began our
waste management efforts through new receptacles and clear labeling. Our first water
filter stations were installed with more installations expected to complete in additional
campus buildings. To further our sustainability goals, GreenScreens have been installed
in several areas, and like the water stations, plans for more GreenScreen installations
are forthcoming. The first green roof was installed in Spring 2013. Our rain barrel
program is progressing as well as our composting efforts.
Water stations continue to be installed in remaining areas. Additional projects include
installations and/or upgrades of campus toilets, lighting suveys, and solar panels
for the propagation house behind Modoc. Another group is working to deploy Brita
Pitchers to the campus dorms.
Additionally, a group of students attended This Way to Sustainability Conference IX
at Chico and provided a presentation of what they learned to the GGC. The knowledge
they brought back from the workshops and sessions will benefit the campus community.
A couple of the Chico attendees visited a local vendor, The Worm Farm
to take a hands-on look at vermicomposting.
Finally, for 2014 graduates, please consider donating your cap and gown to help future CI grads who have financial
limitations. Donation bins will be setup in the South Quad. Avoid waste and help
our fellow dolphins!
Sustainability Conferences ...
- 2014 AASHE, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, Oregon, October 26-29
- 2014 The California Higher Education Sustainability Conference, SDSU, June 16-20
- 2013 This Way to Sustainability Conference IX, Cal State Chico, March 6-8
- 2013 AASHE, Music City Center, Nashville, Tennessee, October 6-9
Farmer's Markets in/around Ventura County:
Camarillo | Sat | 8:00am - 12:00pm | Old Town Camarillo
Oxnard | Thu | 9:00am - 1:00pm | Downtown
Oxnard | Sun | 10:00am - 2:00pm | Channel Islands Harbor
Santa Clarita | Sun | 8:30am - 12:00pm | College of the Canyons
Simi Valley | Fri | 11:00am - 3:30pm | Civic Center Plaza
Simi Valley | Fri | 4:00pm - 8:00pm | Simi Valley Towne Center
Thousand Oaks | Thu | 1:30pm - 6:00pm | Oaks Shopping Center
Ventura | Sat | 8:30am – 12:00pm | Downtown
Ventura | Wed | 9:00am – 1:00pm | Midtown
Think Green and ...
- Earth911 - "More Ideas, Less Waste"
- Tapped - How bottled water affects our health, climate, and promotes the oil industry.
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