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2018 Annual Report

The 15th Annual Report on Sustainable Practices highlights the University of California’s comprehensive sustainability program achievements over the past year.

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Patrick Bowens, director of Facilities Engineering and Biomed, and Anna Levitt, energy manager

December 18 , 2018

Sustainability Awards and Clean Energy Goals for UC San Diego Health

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December 2, 2018

UCSD Project to Repurpose Car Batteries Receives Federal Funding

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November 15, 2018

Getting Ready for Sea-Level Rise

empowering the campus and community to create a sustainable future

UC San Diego strives to find solutions that help protect our planet. Explore what we’re doing and how you can get involved.

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UC San Diego Gets STARS Gold Rating

In May 2018, UC San Diego earned its second Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) STARS Gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements. Only 112 colleges and universities worldwide have this distinction. The STARS report provides details about UC San Diego’s sustainability efforts across all areas, including academics and co-curricular programming for students, research, operations and on- and off-campus engagement.

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Go Green!

Green Your Lab

The Green Labs program helps laboratories reduce their footprints without compromising research quality or safety while improving efficiency.

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Green Your Office

The Green Office Certification program helps campus offices promote resource conservation and recognizes their leadership in sustainability.

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Virtual Sustainability Tour