Let’s keep the paper printing to a minimum! Beginning in spring 2014, all computers at Chapman, with the exception of the printers in the law school, Dodge College, and nine standalone printers associated with various departments, will be set to automatically print double-sided papers in an effort to save paper. This initiative towards paper conservation [...]
Every two years, the U.S. Department of Energy sponsors The Solar Decathlon, a competition for students to showcase cutting-edge designs in sustainable living. Previously the prestigious competition was held on the National Mall in Washington, DC, but when organizers said they were looking for a new home, Chapman Political Science Professor Fred Smoller proposed [...]
As a new school year starts there are always a lot of questions about how to get involved with sustainability initiatives on campus. Here are a few ways to get plugged into the sustainability community on Chapman’s Campus!
Help in the Community Garden: Chapman University has a community garden in the Davis Residence Quad. [...]Continue Reading →
The Chapman Campus Garden has been established by faculty, students and staff as to be an interdisciplinary learning space driven by student and faculty interests. With generous donations from 16 departments on campus, the garden has been started with fruit trees, planters for vegetables and herbs, and drought-friendly plants. The garden is a space for students, faculty, and staff to use in support of curriculum and in campus [...]Continue Reading →
Chapman University’s custodial services are provided by ARAMARK. Read on to learn about the innovative cleaning products they have brought to campus that not only keep Chapman looking sharp and students, faculty and staff healthy, but also protect the environment.
At ARAMARK Higher Education, we continually reach beyond today’s advances to uncover those innovations that [...]Continue Reading →
On April 3rd, between the hours of 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm Chapman University will be hosting its very first Green Hours Event! At this time we are asking all students, faculty, and staff to do the following:
Turn off any unnecessary lights and switch to task lighting or daylighting if its available Set your thermostats to [...]Continue Reading →
Waste. Chapman University Restaurant Services by Sodexo has launched an initiative to decrease pre-consumer kitchen waste and have (for the past year and a half) assisted in the education of post-consumer waste reduction. How you may ask? With the help of student interns, campus volunteers, members of Sodexo’s Student Board of Directors and Chapman [...]Continue Reading →
Are your closets are full to overflowing with clothes you just don’t wear?
Do you keep wearing the same things over and over because you can’t find what you are looking for?
Did you forget you have an amazing shirt or rocking pair of pants because they got crammed in the back of the closet?
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Chapman University has the distinction of being the first university in America to have the state of the art SportsArt
Eco-Fit exercise equipment on campus. And now we have the opportunity to also have the distinction of being the first private university to crush Tennessee Tech in a competition of endurance, speed, and strength.
February 15th kicks [...]Continue Reading →
Did you ever think a trash can could send a message to an iPad? I know I didn’t… until I found out about the BigBelly Solar trash and recycling collection system!
These nifty bins use a solar-powered management console and a command center to decrease the frequency of waste pick-up. Each bin compacts its contents [...]Continue Reading →