Kayla Loeb

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Confident in Your Recycling Abilities? Common recycling mistakes and tips on how to reduce contamination

June 7, 2019 by | Sustainability

Last April, in celebration of Earth Day, the Office of Sustainability gave away over 400 of our widely popular bamboo reusable utensil sets! Before members of the Chapman community were able to get their hands on these sustainable gifts, students, faculty and staff tested their recycling knowledge on a variety of items that we previously

Thank You for a Great Green Year! Green Panther Newsletter for May 31, 2019

May 31, 2019 by | Sustainability

Enjoy Your Summer! Thank you for a wonderfully green semester Panthers! This academic year we hosted our very first Sustainability Month and green food fairs, which we hope to grow and continue for years to come. We had so much fun giving out reusable items like metal straws, bamboo toothbrushes, bamboo utensils and more! We

Join Us in Celebrating Earth Day 2019! Green Panther Newsletter for April 18, 2019

April 18, 2019 by | Sustainability

Earth Day 2019 – Protecting Our Species This year’s Earth Day theme is focused on protecting our species from the rapid extinction we have been witnessing in our world today. The unprecedented global destruction and rapid reduction of plant and wildlife populations are directly linked to causes driven by human activity: climate change, deforestation, habitat

The SMC Department Gets Conscious with Their Coffee Through the innovative recycling company, TerraCycle, the SMC team now averts their coffee pod waste from entering landfills.

April 12, 2019 by | Sustainability

Due to both the convenience and the wide variety that is offered, coffee pods have become commonplace in office spaces. However, the environmental impact of these little pods is often overlooked. Since recycling coffee pods can be challenging (not all municipalities accept #5 plastic), almost all pods end up in landfills. In 2014, there were

Meet wellness blogger and Patagonia employee Leah Thomas ‘17, and get ready for Earth Day 2019! Green Panther Newsletter for April 1, 2019

April 1, 2019 by | Sustainability

Join the Conversation on Issues Related to Socio-Economic Status in the Chapman Community Every other Tuesday, Chapman’s Diversity Project Advisory Group on Socio-Economic Stratification meets to discuss and advocate for issues related to socio-economic status. The group has worked on numerous projects for the Chapman community, including the creation of a food pantry on campus, reducing

Green Panther Spotlight: Leah Thomas Learn more about wellness blogger and Patagonia employee, Leah Thomas '17.

March 27, 2019 by | Sustainability

Our next Green Panther Spotlight is on Leah Thomas ’17, who majored in Environmental Science and Policy with a cluster in Comparative World Religions. Leah advocates for greener living and sustainability on her wellness blog and Instagram, Green Girl Leah. She is also currently on the Communications team at Patagonia.  Can you discuss your current

Green Week, Volunteer Opportunity and Green Panther Spotlight Green Panther Newsletter for March 7, 2019

March 8, 2019 by | Sustainability

Green Week is Approaching! The Sustainability Department and Net Zero Chapman collaborated to organize Green Week, which will be taking place next week! Green Week is a series of events centered on promoting sustainability within the Chapman community. In collaboration with various clubs on campus, Green Week will have educational, cultural, social, recreational and community-based

Upcoming Events, Green Panther Spotlight and Composting Survey Green Panther Newsletter for February 19, 2019

February 20, 2019 by | Sustainability

Menu for the Future The Office of Sustainability and the Advisory Group on the Status of Socio-Economic Stratification presents Menu for the Future. This workshop is structured as an open discussion about food justice and food insecurity based on cultural and socioeconomic factors from both a global and local perspective. Beyond that, the discussion will

Green Panther Spotlight: Ryan O’Hara Get to know Ryan O'Hara '19, Mission Environment's club President.

February 8, 2019 by | Sustainability

Ryan O’Hara ’19 is pursuing a B.S. in Business Administration with a minor in Environmental Studies. Learn more about his role as Mission Environment’s club President and his past experience at Sugarloaf State Park. What is your current position/ leadership role you hold? My current position is President of Mission Environment—Chapman’s environmental awareness and appreciation

5 Sustainable Resolutions for the New Year Green Panther Newsletter for January 30, 2019

January 30, 2019 by | Sustainability

Welcome Back Panthers! We hope you all enjoyed your break or Interterm and are now ready to take on the Spring semester! There’s no better time to commit to a more sustainable and waste-free lifestyle than at the beginning of a fresh new year. Consider implementing these 5 simple and sustainable goals in your daily

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