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Drive Electric Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Drive Electric Lunch & Learn Flyer

Learn how you can reduce your carbon footprint and save money by switching to an electric vehicle! How can you reduce your carbon footprint and save money? Trade out your car for a Clean Air Vehicle. To learn about the rebates, carpool privileges, and other benefits Electric Vehicle ownership has to offer, attend the Drive Electric Lunch & Learn virtual event! Read more

"Green" Buildings

Monday, April 19, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

flyer for green buildings workshop

What does it mean for a building to be "green", why it matters, and how CSUN is addressing it” Read more

Beats, Rhymes & Wellness: A Conversation with Hakim Tafari

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Hakim Tafari

Please join the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences for an immersive and interactive discussion with Hakim Tafari, the polymath founder of Vegan Boy Fresh. Tafari is a practitioner and teacher of martial arts and internal arts including Kung Fu and Tai Chi, and an adherent to connecting hip-hop, music, fitness and fashion to the spiritual. Get more information and register for this event.

CSU Earth Day 2021: Action for People and the Planet

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

CSU Wide Event Flyer

Encouraged by the positive response to our Climate Justice = Social Justice events last semester, sustainability officers across the CSU are collaborating again to host a systemwide virtual event in honor of Earth Day 2021! Join us for a 1 hour panel discussion and Q & A with young leaders of the intersectional environmental and climate justice movement followed by 30 minute, action-oriented break-out discussions. Read more

Sustainable Fashion and Clean Tech: A Conversation with LACI

Tuesday, April 27, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Sustainable fashion and Clean Tech: A conversation with LACI Flyer

In Fall 2021, the Institute for Sustainability and the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences will launch our "Sustainable Fashion Academy" Program. This initiative will feature the most important and innovative fashion companies in Los Angeles in an exploration into the intersection between sustainability and fashion. LACI will co-sponsor and generously support this pilot program. Read more


water meters with numbers

Saving Water Through Better Metering

Since adopting its Sustainability Plan in 2013, CSUN has achieved a 28% decrease in annual water consumption.

Published: October 13, 2020
CSUN Oviatt library

Upgrading a Campus Fixture (or thousands of them)

CSUN has been taking steps improve its lighting efficiency for years, upgrading numerous indoor spaces as well as the campus’ outdoor walkway lights.

Published: September 9, 2020
CSUN Art parking lot

From A to B, and the GHG’s in Between

Each year, CSUN surveys its employees and students to better understand commuting habits, perceptions, and impacts.

Published: June 16, 2020



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