UC Berkeley needs to work towards zero waste by 2020

In order for UC Berkeley to reach our zero waste by 2020 goals, these are the bold next steps our students and administration must also adopt. In fact, as an institution of higher learning and the No. 1 public university in the world, we should now go even further in leading the way to eliminating the use of single-use disposable plastics and other landfill items on campus.
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Berkeley mayor and UC Berkeley chancellor welcome new students

Hello, newest Golden Bears! It is a great pleasure to welcome you to campus and to this extraordinary community of learning and discovery, where you will spend the next several years developing your mind and deepening your understanding of the world and those who inhabit it. In joining our campus
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Berkeley community must take action to reach zero waste goals

Every year, piles of trash are left on Berkeley streets when students move in or move out, polluting neighborhoods and stormwater. It also is a massive waste of money and resources. During this time, students collectively trash millions of dollars of still-usable consumer goods. This is lost wealth that could
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How to throw a zero-waste party

The summer is filled with pool parties and relaxing barbecues. But these parties can be stressful and wasteful if you don’t plan them correctly. Whether you’re running short on time to get party supplies, on a tight budget or hosting an event with a sustainability theme, we’ve got the details on
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