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Recent News for Sustainable San Francisco State

GHG Inventory

SF State Completes Greenhouse Gas Audit

SF State completed its first GHG Emissions Inventory in May 2008. Emissions from SF State's electricity and natural gas usage, commuting and air travel mileages, and trash tonnages are included. Read the report.

SF State Recycling

SF State Buildings with Recycling!

Over the past ten years SF State has converted each building on campus to a Best Practices Building. With a generous donation from Grainger and the California Integrated Waste Management Board the remaining rooms on campus will receive recycle bins by 2010. Combi desk side recycling-trash bins are in place in offices and large recycle bins are in classrooms and labs.

SF State Recycle

Recycling Made Easier

Sunset Scavenger will begin collecting all hard plastics. No need to look at those numbers. Please place all hard plastics, cans, bottles and paper in the many recycle bins around campus! The whole campus is on the single stream recycling system.


Awards in Recycling

In the 2008 Recyclemania Challenge, SF State placed in the top five! Full results.

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SF State Magazine features the Master Plan

The University's master plan offers a sustainable guideline for future. Goals include native habitat restoration, green building development, and a greater community.
                                               By Adrianne Bee

 bike parking

New Bike Parking arrives on campus

SF State's Bike Working Group secured funding from the Bay Area Air Quality Management District and over 100 new bicycle racks were installed in Fall 2008.
by Eric Gneckow

Green Seal Certified

Green Cleaning Program sweeps through Custodial

Campus Custodial Services is converting to “Green Cleaning.” The program is currently being implemented in all buildings.

Student Center Composting

Cesar Chavez Student Center Composting Initiative

ECO Students have implemented composting in the Student Center kitchens and bathrooms. This year the composting program will expand to the dining areas.

Green Apartment

Green Apartment showcasing Eco-living

by Kendra Hartmann, Xpress staff writer

Recycling Website Launched Launched

A new web site created by students and campus waste management staff outlines the campus' recycling, reuse and reduction programs.



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