Sustainability

UC Irvine Becomes a Certified Bee Campus USA Affiliate

IRVINE, CA: In the ever-growing movement to protect planet Earth and tackle climate change, UC Irvine just became a certified affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program. The path to certification was spearheaded by a group known as the “Save the Bees Campaign,” and the campus now joins 106 other “Bee Campuses” in pollinator conservation efforts.

CALPIRG Students at UCLA wins campaign to phase out single-use plastics

A few years ago, when I first moved to Southern California, I decided to learn how to surf. My favorite part about surfing in San Diego is swimming out past where the waves break to where the water is still and just lying down on the board, looking into the water. But those idyllic waters are changing rapidly, and not for the better.

Berkeley passes most ambitious zero waste ordinance in country

The Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night to implement one of the most sweeping Zero Waste ordinances in the US. It sets a timeline for all restaurants, cafes, and bars to phase out plastic food containers and utensils and creates incentives for using reusable products.

WE HELPED SAVE THE BAG BAN!

After months and months of hard work, we are proud that voters saw through the deceptive ballot measure funded by out-of-state plastic companies and voted to continue to protect our ocean.