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Fast Fashion and Outsourcing Fashion stores always seem to have a million new products to constantly keep up with the customer’s needs. But have you ever considered how they make their clothes so quickly?

February 26, 2020 by Maya Cheav | Uncategorized

If you go into your closet right now, it’s likely that most of your clothing tags read, “Made in China.” This is a result of large retail companies like H&M and Forever 21 using a technique called outsourcing to produce their clothes. Outsourcing occurs when a company hires an outside party to create their products.

A Fair Trade Valentine’s Day Flowers and chocolate decorate the front of every grocery store. But at what cost are these V-Day goods being produced and sold?

February 11, 2020 by | Uncategorized

It’s that time of the year again – almost Valentine’s Day! This year, we encourage you to look into the products which you’re purchasing for the holiday. Fair Trade is an institutional arrangement that allows businesses and producers to meet international standards on the production of goods. This organization advocates for environmental and social good,

Eco-Friendly and Affordable New Year’s Resolutions Trying to be more environmentally conscious on a budget in 2020? Here are some New Year’s resolution ideas on how to do just that!

January 15, 2020 by | Uncategorized

Consider committing to Meatless Mondays, vegetarianism, or veganism. Through purchasing whole foods such as fruits, veggies, grains, seeds, and legumes, you might be surprised with how much money you can save by cutting out animal products or processed foods while staying healthy at the same time! Stay tuned for our plant-based guide for Chapman and

Hunger Banquet Success An event which highlighted food insecurity and its relationship to climate change

October 31, 2019 by Sixtine Foucaut | Uncategorized

On Thursday, October 10th, the Office of Sustainability joined Civic Engagement and Second Harvest Food Bank for Chapman’s annual Hunger Banquet in the Fish Interfaith Center. Students participated in an interactive meal simulation wherein they randomly chose a card designating their social class for the night, which determined where they would sit and what meal

Waste-Less This Season Holiday Ideas!

December 14, 2016 by | Uncategorized

Give an Experience! – Tickets to a movie, a play, or a museum are great ways cut down on waste and spend time with someone you love. Donate! – Donating money or resources to a charity not only serves your community but also spreads the holiday spirit. Make Something! – Homemade gifts are a great way to

Fall 2016 Bike Voucher Application Open! Fill out an application to receive a $350 credit towards a new bike or gear

August 2, 2016 by | Uncategorized

The 2016-2017 school year will mark the third year of the Bike Voucher Program. The application can be found now on our OrgSync page! The deadline to apply is September 30th, 2016 at 5 PM. This program, designed to incentivize the campus community (including Chapman students, faculty and staff) to engage in more sustainable transportation

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