Archive for November, 2011

Participate in Friday’s Waste Audit

Participate in Friday’s Waste Audit

Come participate in the waste audit being held this Friday, December 2nd, from 1-3pm. What is a waste audit? An opportunity to learn what happens to the trash on campus. The data collected is very important to understand how to reduce what we send to the landfill. Here’s some more [...]

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Weekly Events and Announcements from SSS: Week of November 28th

Weekly Events and Announcements from SSS: Week of November 28th

Upcoming Events STAND Break the Fast: At 6pm this Wednesday at Tressider is STAND’s annual “Break the Fast” event. The event is set up to raise money to purchase fuel-efficient stoves for refuges in Darfur. Participants make a donation of their choice, give up a commodity for a day, and [...]

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Announcing the Winners of Our Summer Blogging Contests

Announcing the Winners of Our Summer Blogging Contests

This summer the Woods Institute for the Environment generously sponsored our first ever summer blogging contests. There were three broad categories – Research Making a Difference, Everyday Nature, and Summer Reading – and in each category there were two $100 prizes.  One prize was determined by readers’ choice (popular vote) and [...]

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Dear President Obama…

Dear President Obama…

Introduction Students for a Sustainable Stanford (SSS) is a project-based student group concerned with addressing sustainability in all its forms on Stanford’s campus, with sub-groups dedicated to water, waste, climate, and environmental justice issues. With President Obama set to approve or reject the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline by [...]

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Weekly Events and Announcements from SSS: Week of November 7th

Weekly Events and Announcements from SSS: Week of November 7th

Upcoming Events Phone Banking and Tabling: This Tuesday (November 8 ) and Thursday (November 10) from 12-1pm, SSS will be tabling and calling the White Plaza to talk about the Keystone Pipeline.  Stop by to make a call or learn more about Keystone. Seedbank Trip: This Sunday, November 13th the garden [...]

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Turning Today’s Waste into Tomorrow’s Energy: Vote Yes on Measure E <br /><font style=
By Will Troppe and Elena Stamatakos. Will is a sophomore majoring in Atmosphere / Energy and Elena is a sophomore majoring in Earth Systems..
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Turning Today’s Waste into Tomorrow’s Energy: Vote Yes on Measure E
By Will Troppe and Elena Stamatakos. Will is a sophomore majoring in Atmosphere / Energy and Elena is a sophomore majoring in Earth Systems..

Palo Alto, arguably one of the most progressive cities in the United States, still uses a dirty incinerator to destroy its sewage sludge.  On Tuesday, Palo Alto voters have the opportunity to vote for a ballot initiative that will clear the road for the construction of a new, cleaner waste [...]

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