How to be sustainable in Berkeley

The very first observance of Earth Day took place April 22, 1970, with the aim of putting environmental issues into the national spotlight. The holiday was monumental in laying the foundation for modern environmental movements. To commemorate Earth Day, which was celebrated last Friday, we at the Clog composed a
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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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Sustainable commencement

CAMPUS ISSUES: Graduation caps and gowns should be made more sustainably and include plans for recycling and reuse.

The UC Berkeley campus has made significant efforts toward sustainability, and the city of Berkeley has a commitment to achieve zero waste by 2020. But the standard cap and gown set is still an expensive ecological waste item. Graduation gowns such as the ones manufactured by UC Berkeley’s choice label
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