Come celebrate Earth Week 2016! April 18th to April 23rd

April 12, 2016 by | Uncategorized

The Department of Sustainability will be hosting a bevy of activities throughout the week that promote sustainability, awareness, and Earth appreciation. The list of scheduled activities is as follows: Monday April 18th- Science Forum: Climate, Air Pollution and Food Security AF 119 A at noon Panel Discussion: Global vs Glocal; Earth’s Spheres and the changing

Come Join Us For the Return of Chapman’s Sustainability Circles!

February 15, 2016 by | Uncategorized

The department of Sustainability is pleased to present the reintroduction of sustainability circles to Chapman, inviting innovative thinking, brain storming, connecting concepts, and overall, creating a space for the discussion of topics related to sustainability. First things first. What is a sustainability circle? It is generally a comprehensive learning program that empowers those to improve

Try It Week!

September 29, 2015 by | Uncategorized

Are you interested in learning more about how to green your commute? Do you want to start biking to work a few days a week but you’re nervous because you don’t know the road rules, where to shower on campus, or if you can park your bike close to your office or classroom? Have you

Let’s Talk Sustainability The California Drought and Chapman University

September 22, 2015 by | Uncategorized

Have you heard Southern California is in the worst drought in recorded history? Do you find yourself walking around campus and wondering what Chapman University is doing to reduce water usage and lessen the environmental impact of our operations? Maybe you’ve noticed areas where turf has been removed and native and California-friendly plants were added,

Bike Voucher Program Returns Applications are now open

August 19, 2015 by | Uncategorized

The 2015-2016 school year will mark the second year of the Bike Voucher Program. The application can be found now on our OrgSync page! The deadline to apply is September 30th, 2015 at 5 PM. This program, designed to incentivize the campus community (including Chapman students, faculty and staff) to engage in more sustainable transportation

Earth Week 2015: Focus on Food

April 15, 2015 by | Uncategorized

Earth Week is around the corner and the University has so many great events planned to celebrate this planet and help the campus community understand how our relationship to food impacts not only Southern California, but the world. Come hear panelists talk about what food expiration dates really mean, watch student films during Reel Justice,

Zip around town!

November 10, 2014 by | Uncategorized

Zipcar is the greatest thing you didn’t know you needed!   Zipcar is a car-sharing service where you can “check out” vehicles, much like you would a book from the library, for any length of time, from any Zipcar location, simply by using your mobile device or computer. Search for a variety of car options,

Eat Local!

September 25, 2014 by | Uncategorized

Are you interested in learning more about how eating locally grown produce can reduce your environmental impact and support the local community? Or have you been wondering if you have a green thumb, but think you don’t have space for a garden? Come and have all your questions answered in the community garden located in

“Tapped” Screening at Chapman

September 16, 2014 by | Uncategorized

From the producers of Who Killed the Electric Car and I.O.U.S.A. comes a relevant documentary that asks the question, “Should water be a commodity that bought and sold, or is it a basic human right?”  Tapped, winner of the Best Documentary Award at the Eugene Film Festival, takes us behind the scenes to examine the big business

Smart Irrigation = Water Savings

July 23, 2014 by | Uncategorized

Happy July, and Happy Smart Irrigation Month! In the midst of California’s drought, it is important now more than ever that we exercise smart irrigation practices. In order to help you do so, here are a few of the many ways to lessen your water consumption and water waste: If it is within your budget,