Time to face the waste: What UC Berkeley and local organizations are doing to minimize landfill waste

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Standing three or more in a row, one of the most familiar sights across the UC Berkeley campus is, in fact, its trash cans. Many of the waste bins, marked according to specified material, sport the phrase “Zero Waste by 2020,” calling on students, faculty and visitors alike to do their part in the campuswide project to promote sustainability.
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Time stands still: Campanile clock takes a break

In this case, it was the north-facing clock that was broken, with the other three clocks still reporting the right time. Karen Lobo, associate director of Facilities Services, said the clock was broken because of a failed motor. Campus Facilities Services had a backup motor, which was installed, and the failed motor was sent out for refurbishment.
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Power restored to College of Chemistry buildings after outage Tuesday

This article has been updated to reflect new information. Power was restored at 2:35 p.m. Tuesday in all College of Chemistry buildings after a power outage, according to campus spokesperson Janet Gilmore. Four buildings in the campus College of Chemistry lost power at 12:40 p.m., Gilmore said. Buildings with reported power outages
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Campus’s Girton Hall to relocate to UC Botanical Gardens

Girton Hall, currently situated north of the Haas School of Business, will be relocated to the UC Botanical Garden in the beginning of January, where it will be used as a venue for weddings, social events, seminars and more. The hall currently houses a child-care facility, which will be replaced
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