Sustainability News

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Join us on Friday April 7th, 2023 from 10-11am for a discussion on Indigenous knowledge, environmental justice issues, and the intersections of climate change, sustainability and Indigenous (specifically on American Indian and Native Pacific Islander) struggles, with Gabriela Ines Diaz (CHamoru and Pohnpeian). Learn more: 

Sustainability Award team

The U Market Services team received a sustainability award with the process of improvement surrounding the custodial Periodic Auto Replenishment (PAR) system! This was a national award given by University Logistics and Supply Chain Association (ULSCA)! Learn more:

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Join us on Wednesday March, 29th, 2023 from 9-10am for a discussion on climate change, resilience, and water resources with Melissa Kenney! Learn more: 

More Sustainability News

Hugh Reichert is the Custodial Training Manager for Facilities Management and has been in that position the past 7 years. He states that “every training has a sustainability component even if it is not outright or directly sustainability.” Learn more:

Jacob Bechtold is a senior studying Industrial and Systems Engineering with a passion for sustainability! When asked about sustainability he stated that he is “passionate about sustainability and making sure we have a world future generations can live in. Learn more:

Claire Abbott is a Freshman double majoring in Neuroscience and Ecology, Evolution and Behavior! The Sustainability Advocate position is a volunteer role for students to become zero waste experts and agents of sustainable change. Learn More: 

Cathy Abene is the Principal Civil Engineer for the Energy Management Unit, part of the water utilities area. Her colleague, Lauren Wimler, also works in this division to manage the water, sewer, and stormwater utilities on campus. Learn More:

Join the Office of Sustainability on Monday, March 20th, 2023 from 4-5:30pm for an open house in the Mississippi Room, Coffman Memorial Union. Come review the results of the climate action planning process! Tell us what we missed or what resonates with you. Sign up for email updates for reminders!

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