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environmental technology center
Water tanks
August 4, 2017

Thanks to a dedicated student's multi-year effort, Sonoma State University will install a 5,300-gallon greywater system this fall to irrigate a student garden that currently supplies over 1,000 pounds of fresh produce each year to a local food bank.

Environmental studies and planning (...

renovation site
April 11, 2017

Sonoma State University is hosting several events throughout the week of April 17 for a special Earth Day celebration, including a volunteer-led sustainable renovation of a small lawn on campus to a water-friendly alternative.

Volunteers will help replace the 4,180-square foot lawn...

earth week
April 13, 2012

Earth Week 2012 at SSU takes place April 16-22 on campus with noteworthy celebration of the tenth anniversary of the Environmental Technology Center and a variety of free events and learning opportunities throughout the week.

Clothing swaps, donation drives, film screenings, and beach...

algae
February 9, 2012

A Sonoma State University collaboration with the city of Santa Rosa is proving that with just a little help from Mother Nature, cars can run on algae--giving a whole new meaning to green energy. 

As part of the wastewater treatment process at the city's sewer plant, ponds covered with...

sustainability
February 8, 2012

New sustainability efforts are underway on-campus, driven by student feedback and consultations with Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) and Sonoma State Enterprises (SSE).

This month, ASI and SSE are introducing a paper bag campaign and a composting intiative, as well as continuing their...

group of students participating in earth day
April 18, 2016

Earth Day is April 22, and a student group at Sonoma State University is encouraging the campus community to start the celebration one day early with events scheduled throughout the day on Thursday, April 21.

"We want to promote different avenues for involvement, whether on or off campus...

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