News & Events
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
What does it mean for a building to be "green", why it matters, and how CSUN is addressing it” Read more
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.
Learn more about the ambitious sustainability initiatives at CSUN Read more
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
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
The Institute for Sustainability is collaborating with Maalouf and Bressan on an exciting new sustainable design project involving CSUN engineering students. This talk will discuss this project but also explore and share Bressan’s many decades of sustainable design work. Read more
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
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
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