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Campus sustainability initiative passed by University Senate

by Katelynn Robinson, Staff Writer // May 19, 2020

New guidelines for university policies and procedures surrounding sustainability at San Diego State were approved by vote of the University Senate on May...

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This board is a collective intention mural where people wrote how they intend to contribute to the world.

What you need to know for Greenfest

by Juniper Perkins, Staff Writer // March 10, 2020

Greenfest is finally here with a week filled to the brim with exciting events.  This year’s theme: reach with your roots.  “We’ve been planning...

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Social work freshman Sierra Harvey collected all food containers from her first semester to create a sustainable work of art.

Freshman reuses disposable food containers to promote sustainable practices

by Jeanette Giovanniello, Staff Writer // February 26, 2020

A freshman found a way to make her San Diego State dining experience both sustainable and creative, showcasing an art display of plastic containers and...

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A rendering of public recreation spaces at SDSU Mission Valley.

San Diego State unveils final Environmental Impact Report, new park renderings ahead of critical week of city, state meetings

by Michael Cline, Assistant News Editor // January 20, 2020

San Diego State and Schmidt Design Group, the university’s design partner, have unveiled new renderings of the proposed parkland and recreation spaces...

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Green Love held 'Building a More Sustainable Future' at Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union, one of many LEED certified buildings on campus.

Green Love’s ‘Building a More Sustainable Future’ event eyes more efficient buildings

by Catlan Nguyen, Staff Writer // November 20, 2019

The Associated Students Green Love Commission hosted “Building a More Sustainable Future” on Nov. 13 in the Aztec Student Union theatre. The event...

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Green Love committee to submit climate action framework to administration

Green Love committee to submit climate action framework to administration

by Ashley Na, Staff Writer // October 30, 2019

The Green Love Climate Action Committee, an Associated Students sustainability commission at San Diego State, is currently in the process of drafting a...

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Environmental science senior Christopher Davis discusses environmental justice and his experience studying abroad in Bali.

‘Sustainability Has No Borders’ event explores environmentalism in global context

by Jeanette Giovanniello, Staff Writer // October 27, 2019

San Diego State’s Office of Sustainability makes consistent efforts to promote environmentalism on campus, but their latest event aimed even further...

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CSU system places ban on single-use plastic bags, straws

CSU system places ban on single-use plastic bags, straws

by Lauren J. Mapp, Senior Staff Writer // March 13, 2019

A retroactively-instated decision by the California State University system has placed a ban on all single-use plastic bags and straws as of Jan. 1 on...

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Shake Smart has two locations on campus, one in the Aztec Student Union and one outside of the Aztec Recreation Center.

Shake Smart moves toward environmentally friendly utensils

by Chelsey Crowne, Staff Writer // February 6, 2019

Starting at the end of the fall semester, both campus Shake Smart locations introduced eco-friendly utensils and will begin allowing customers to bring...

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University offers student deals on electric vehicles

University offers student deals on electric vehicles

by Chelsey Crowne, Staff Writer // November 30, 2018

Starting Nov. 1, San Diego State is kicking off an new partnership with several car dealerships to provide discounts to faculty, staff and students when...

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Ofo bikes are often found damaged around campus, something Associated Students Sustainability Commissioner Cassie Weinberg said has contributed to the end of the university's partnership with the company.

SDSU ends pilot partnership with Ofo

by Kaitlyn Little, Staff Writer // November 7, 2018

A pilot program with Ofo rental bikes and San Diego State has been cut short due to unfulfilled promises and dissatisfaction with the bikes, university...

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San Diego State’s Engineering and Interdisciplinary Sciences Complex recently earned its LEED Gold certification.

New engineering building exceeds campus sustainability goals

by Lauren J. Mapp, Staff Writer // October 4, 2018

San Diego State’s Engineering and Interdisciplinary Sciences Complex — one of the newest buildings at the university — was certified on Sept. 10...

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