The Orion

Chico State diverts 25,000 pounds of waste

Photo credit: Sean Martens

Daniel Wright

May 18, 2017

Chico State will be hosting a Diversion Excursion May 18 through May 20 to help divert materials away from landfills. The Diversion Excursion is an annual event for students moving out of resident halls to donate unwanted and reusable items. All the donations are then sent to the local Goodwill and the...

Groundskeeper impacts sustainability program

Luisa Garza expresses her love for nature as she poses beside a colorful, blossoming plant. Photo credit: Dominique Diaz

Dominique Diaz

May 11, 2014

An activist and lead groundskeeper has been involved in politics, local projects and is one of the main people responsible for the annual Diversion Excursion on campus. Luisa Garza started the Diversion Excursion program 14 years ago. The program has allowed students to donate and recycle items, which has re...

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