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How to be sustainable in everyday life

Although Berkeley is well known as one of the most liberal areas, and thus one of the most environmentally friendly places, it still has a lot of work to do in terms of sustainability. As students, it’s our responsibility to help protect our campus’s natural environment. As humans, it’s our
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Waste not, want not: the story behind food waste on campus

If you’re in your first or second year at UC Berkeley, you may be completely used to having compost bins in most campus buildings and dining halls. You may have never even questioned their existence, thinking that of course UC Berkeley, with all of its sustainability-minded environmentalists, would care about returning
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What to put in which recycling bin

Here at UC Berkeley, we care a lot about the environment (we have nine majors with the word “environment” in them), so it’s obvious that recycling would be a widespread practice on campus. However, recycling ain’t what it used to be, kids. The act of recycling waste can involve breaking apart
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