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AS sustainability fund reinstated

AS sustainability fund reinstated

Lana Goddu

November 9, 2014


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The Associated Students Sustainability Fund Allocation Committee was reinstated after being suspended in September when former A.S. sustainability coordinator Eli Goodsell resigned. The Sustainability Fund Allocation Committee will meet Nov. 12 to discuss when students will be able to submit their project p...

Students grow plants at gym for cafeteria

Students grow plants at gym for cafeteria

Lana Goddu

October 30, 2014


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The Wildcat Recreation Center is growing its own vegetables using new technology that grows plants at double the rate and uses 90 percent less water. The new grow beds, called tower gardens, are placed on the pool deck of the gym facility. Brianna Mulvey, senior ecological, evolutionary and organ...

Postponed fund delays projects

Postponed fund delays projects

Lana Goddu

October 1, 2014


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The Associated Students is suspending the Sustainability Fund Allocation Committee this semester until spring 2015. Each semester, $5.75 is taken out of student fees, which is used to fund student sustainable projects, said Jovan Smith, A.S. vice president of facilities and services. The fee, w...

A.S. Sustainability without coordinator

A.S. Sustainability without coordinator

Lana Goddu

September 23, 2014


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Eli Goodsell, the former Associated Students sustainability coordinator, left Chico State to become the recycling program manager at Conservation Corps North Bay. During his 11 years serving Chico State's sustainability efforts, Goodsell has helped out in many ways, said Jovan Smith, A.S. vice ...

A.S. dining says ‘too much waste’

Michael Fritz

September 7, 2014


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Routine semester audits of waste bins found throughout the dining facilities at Chico State show that the campus generates more than 140,000 pounds of compostable waste per school year. Eli Goodsell, the Associated Students sustainability coordinator, said that the system as a whole adopted a goal ...

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