2011 - 2013 ...

Previous Events & Projects On Campus ...

  • FALL 2013 - Composting Project Behind Modoc Hall - Greenovation funding enabled the Green Generation Club with the campus's Composting Site behind Modoc Hall.  With Facilities Services (fka Operations Planning & Construction) support, GGC's goal was to provide composting services to CI in conjunction to the needs of the Propagation House nearby.
  • FALL 2013 - Refill Not Landfill Campaign - With CI's Hydration Stations installed underway, the Art Capstone group provided graphic material to increase awareness on single-use plastic water bottles and the environmental impact.  Refill Not Landfill Poster CollageThe goal was to promote the use of CI's refill stations and reduce the reliance of single-use plastic water bottles on campus through informative posters affixed at each refill station and other campus bulletin boards.  Additional prints included "Coming Soon" posters for future hydration station locations as well as a "Hydration Station Locations" posters; the later would also be available as a downloadable PDF.  The campaign of "Refill Not Landfill" was further promoted at CI's Spring 2014 Commencement where way-finding signage was placed for refill station locations.  Funding was provided by SustainableCI Academic Affairs.
  • SPRING 2013 - Graduation Gown Recycling Drive - In Spring 2013, Academic Affairs Sustainability Intern & Communication Major, Cameron White, initiated the inaugural Graduation Gown Drive.  Future CI graduates with financial burdens would receive a Cap/Gown from a past graduate.  Graduation Gown Drive 2015Gown Donation Bins would be placed in areas of the South Quad.  After commencement, CI graduates donate their Cap/Gown by placing them in the donation bin.  SustainableCI Academic Affairs would provide EOP with the donated Caps/Gowns for distribution to EOP registered students.  The future forward goal is to provide CI groups the option of a donated Cap/Gown.  Funding was provided by SustainableCI Academic Affairs.
  • SPRING 2013 - Bike Locker & Rack - I.R.A. funding enabled the campus to purchase a bike locker and rack.  The equipment would allow students to secure their bike while on campus.  To facilitate individuals and groups using the gym, the install location for the bike locker would be outside CI's Recreation Center.
  • SPRING 2013 - Rain Barrel Capture System & Chains Project - I.R.A. funding provided six rain barrels  for CI to installed across the campus.  The rain barrels would help CI explore the use of reclaimed water, allow CI to save on utility costs, and allow the campus to be more sustainable and self-reliant while the campus grows.
  • SPRING 2013 - Green Roof Sampling Project - I.R.A. funding provided 2 sample 3'x3' rain barrel simulations.  Water-wise plants were installed in the 3'x3' simulations and placed at the Student Union courtyard as a way to communicate to students the benefits and cost savings for a green roof.  Future forward goals would see the implementation of a green roof on one of CI's buildings.
  • SPRING 2013 - Green Screens Project - I.R.A. funding provided the purchase of green screens.  The green screens would allow e-content display of sustainable campus events, ideas, and projects.  A green screen was installed on the North Quad inside Del Norte and the second green screen was installed inside Bell Tower Central.  The goal of the green screens was to reduce the amount of paper printing by going electronic.  Content would be a collaborative effort between campus groups with students driving the loading and updating of content materials.
  • SPRING 2012 - Solar Powered Cart - In January 2012, a campus cart was retrofitted with solar panels.  Funding was provided by a grant from the Chancellor's Offices.  Dylan Ellis, Facilities Services (fka Operations Planning & Construction) student assistant and ESRM Major, facilitated this solar retrofit project.
  • SPRING 2011 - Composting: Vermicomposting & Green Cones Project - The Vermicomposting & Green Cones Project was an I.R.A. and Greenovation funded project as submitted by SustainableCI Academic Affairs Intern, Judy Gamboa.  These would be the first composting projects for CI and would be a springboard to future composting and waste management campaigns.

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