Plastic bags are found everywhere – they line our trashcans, tangle themselves in telephone lines, float across busy highways and drift into the ocean only to end up being eaten by a seal or turtle. After they serve their purpose of holding our groceries, plastic bags are disposed of without a second thought of where […]
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Come Nov. 8, Californians will have a big environmental decision to make: Should the legislation banning plastic bags be upheld or overturned?
The sustainable energy challenge between La Verne residence halls has returned for a second semester to encourage students to conserve energy and help the school.
At last week’s Maker Fair, La Verne students and faculty showcased a variety of technology but most importantly highlighted several of their environmentally-conscious ideas.
It is time for Californians to be more mindful of their waste, and when Assembly Bill 1826 takes effect April 1, every business will be required to recycle organic waste to help reduce the strain on over-taxed landfills, and their negative impact on air and water quality.
David Orr, special assistant to the president of Oberlin College, urged the University of La Verne to take action in reducing climate change in his lecture “Dangerous Years: Education in a Hotter Time” March 4 in LaFetra Lecture Hall.
Facilities management and Bon Appétit held the “scrape your plate” food waste audit for 24 hours from Feb. 18 to Feb. 19 to help the University take its next steps toward making a more sustainable community.
Students living in the University’s four dorms are competing to see who can save the most energy during a six-week carbon footprint reduction challenge.
Every Friday night, the Students Engaged in Environmental Discussion club shows a movie meant to inform students, faculty and staff on topics that affect the planet and spark conversation.
Professor of Humanities Al Clark discussed his upcoming book, “Collapse: Global Warming in Our San Gabriel Watershed,” which focuses on five centuries worth of global warming and its impact on the San Gabriel Valley, Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.