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The Conversation on Conservation How Chapman is Reducing Water Use throughout Our Campus

September 2, 2022 by | Uncategorized

Water conservation has been and remains to be a priority at Chapman. We have completed several initiatives and have many more underway that demonstrate our commitment to reducing water use on our campus. We’ll share status updates on in-progress projects, details on completed projects, and educational resources on all things water conservation. Bookmark this page

The Root of the Issue – Deforestation in Palm Oil Production + Orangutan Endangerment Understanding How Deforestation for Palm Oil Has Led Orangutans to the Brink of Extinction

August 15, 2022 by | Uncategorized

Rainforest-dwelling animals face imminent threats from deforestation due to palm oil production. International Orangutan Day is this week on August 19th, so let’s talk about why we should raise awareness about this great ape and the environmental crisis it faces. How is palm oil production related to deforestation?  Palm oil is found in nearly 50%

Energy-Saving Computer Shutdown Schedule

July 18, 2022 by | Uncategorized

In an effort to conserve energy at Chapman University, IS&T and the Office of Sustainability are implementing computer shutdown schedules in target areas across campus. The new schedule will go live Thursday, July 21st. During the summer session, computers in the Leatherby Libraries computer labs, Keck Center computer labs 153 and 156, Beckman 104, Hashinger

Sustainable Panther Summer Checklist Practices and Products for an Eco-Friendly Season

June 16, 2022 by | Uncategorized

We’ve crafted a list of sustainable practices and products by which to make informed decisions and set the standard for a sustainable summer season.  Practices:  Carbon Offset Travel Carbon-offsetting transportation is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint this summer. Many airlines partner with carbon offset programs to minimize emissions themselves or give passengers

Slow Living + Intentionality A Reflective Approach to Making Everyday Life More Sustainable

March 4, 2022 by | Uncategorized

One of many meaningful commitments to sustainability is making the active decision to slow down in the everyday hustle by buying time through intentional planning, and making conscious, well-thought-out decisions. In the 1980s, Italian editor and political activist Carlo Petrini founded the International Slow Food Movement to promote traditional cooking with locally-sourced food within his

The Benefits of Plants on Wellness A few ways in which indoor plants can boost wellbeing

November 12, 2021 by | Uncategorized

Yesterday, November 11, the Office of Sustainability teamed up with the Chapman Wellness Project to highlight environmental wellness during their wellness week events. We offered various indoor plants and succulents in the piazza to encourage students to foster their connection with the environment and attend to their own physical and mental wellbeing. For this reason, we

District 15 Film Screening and Environmental Justice Panel

November 25, 2020 by | Uncategorized

Join the Office of Sustainability for a screening of and panel afterwards of the short documentary District 15 on December 2, from 12-1:30PM. The documentary features the work of non-profit organization Communities for a Better Environment  (CBE) which focuses on environmental justice and building healthier and sustainable environments in predominantly low income communities of color. District

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