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Dorm Storming

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Recyclemania is coming to the campus next quarter and we have a few exciting activities planned. I am most excited about year two of Dorm Storming. This event encourages on-campus residence to improve their recycling habits and see firsthand how much they can recycle. For instance, residence at Aberdeen-Iverness (A-I) can compete for spirit points, [...]

Aquaponics Dreaming in the Community R’ Garden

Friday, December 12th, 2014

I have worked in the R’Garden for about 6 months now including my internship over this past summer, and since that time, I have gotten intimately attached and connected with the space. As I’ve gotten to know every nook and cranny in the garden, I’ve started to see great potential for growth and development. The [...]

Strawberry Fields for UC Riverside

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

What? R’Garden organic produce to be sold to Dining Services Why? This is a huge step toward a greener, more sustainable UCR   The coolest thing in the world is coming to UC Riverside. For the first time ever in UCR’s history, the R’Garden is partnering with Dining Services to bring local, organic produce to [...]

Coming Soon Community Garden Plots Available for Rent

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Hello readers, my name is Nick and I am currently a UCR R’Garden intern. This being my first post, I decided I would fill you in on all the exciting things going on in the community garden. We are currently planting crops (which should be ready by the spring), composting, attempting to develop a greenhouse [...]

Meet our new GCAP Interns for 2014

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Eileen Lek – Recycling Intern I am a second year Environmental Science Major and an avid enthusiast of everything related to the environment. Currently, I am interested in the environmental health aspect of public health but I am also open to other possible career options. In addition to this internship, I am also the Treasurer [...]

2013- The Year For An Active Green Campus!

Friday, January 11th, 2013

Hello everyone! My name is Kiana and I am currently the Communications Green Office Intern at the Office of Sustainability. For this quarter I am going to focus on promoting the Green Office Program and to get more students and faculty members interested in it. I am ready for this quarter and to see all [...]

Hello UCR!

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Hi UCR! My name is Samantha and I am a new intern at Green Campus Action Program. This is my first post so I will make it short and sweet. Today I decided to do something unthinkable. I decided to drop the car and walk to work. As I embarked on my journey, I realized [...]

UCR Sustainability Efforts Receive Mentions!

Friday, May 6th, 2011

These past few weeks have been very exciting for the Office of Sustainability at UCR. To kick things off, Earth Week was about 2 weeks ago and the sustainability program received some spotlight in U.S News and World Report. More specifically, UCR received praise for our bottle to pen exchange as well as for our [...]


Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Welcome to the sustainability interns blog! Last year, the students of UCR passed the Green Campus Action Plan (GCAP) referendum. An aspect of this referendum is to offer internships to students in the Office of Sustainability. This blog will be a platform for the interns to write about what they are doing with their internships [...]

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