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UPCOMING EVENTS:

SUSTAINABILITY NEWS:
'Super emitters' responsible for most U.S. methane emissions
October 26, 2016

Stanford researchers release virtual reality simulation that transports users to ocean of the future
October 18, 2016

Saving the future of residential solar installations
October 16, 2016

Stanford researchers find that the future of Antarctic marine protected areas is at risk
October 12, 2016

Stanford researchers capture Central Asia’s 'de-greening' over millions of years into a modern-day desert
October 12, 2016
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Sustainable Food at Stanford

Stanford Zone Management

The latest in sustainability initiatives at Stanford:

Stanford Scores in Sustainability Index
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education recognized Stanford in its 2016 Sustainable Campus Index as a top performer overall, and ranked the university number one in the categories of Research, Buildings, Water, and Diversity & Affordability. Stanford’s sustainability building rating system was also highlighted as an innovation. Learn More.  
Save Energy with Cardinal Green Buildings
Help Stanford reduce its carbon footprint by pledging your support for the Cardinal Green Buildings Campaign. This year's energy saving programs make it easy for you and your department to support Stanford's conservation goals. Learn More
Stanford's Building Sustainability Ratings Published
As part of the Cardinal Green Buildings campaign, the Office of Sustainability has released its internal building sustainability ratings. The ratings evaluate a building's potential sustainability performance across the categories of energy, water, waste, transportation, purchasing, and engagement. Learn More.
 
DAPER Expands Composting in Stadium
Visitors to Stanford Stadium can now support the university's effort toward zero waste by composting any uneaten snacks and compsotable service ware. Compost bins have been added throughout the main concourse, as well as in Lot 2 of the tailgate area. This is just one component of Stanford Athletics' push to make its operations more sustainable, and supports the broader Pac12 effort, in partnership with the Green Sports Alliance, to lead in sustainability across the nation. Read More.
Sustainability Champion of the Month
Cindy Kirby (middle), Sequoia Hall Building Manager, pictured with Department Manager Ellen Van Stone (right) and Faculty Affairs Assistant Emily Lauderdale (left)
 
Cindy Kirby has long been a supporter of Sustainable Stanford and a champion of Cardinal Green efforts in her building. With support from teammates Ellen Van Stone and Emily Lauderdale, a number of sustainability initiatives have been realized in Sequoia Hall, including early adoption of the desk-side recycling program and creation of custom signage to help facilitate proper waste sorting. Most recently, the team completed a refrigerator upgrade to significantly reduce that appliance's energy consumption, and scheduled an annual on-site sustainability training for new building occupants.
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