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With the state of Utah facing drought conditions for another year, Utah State University Eastern is engaged in significant efforts to conserve water. The campus has put plans in place to save both water and the funds that go along with it throughout the y
As Drought Continues in Utah, USU Eastern Gets Creative to Conserve Water

As Drought Continues in Utah, USU Eastern Gets Creative to Conserve Water

With the state of Utah facing drought conditions for another year, Utah State University Eastern is engaged in significant efforts to conserve water. The campus has put plans in place to save both water and the funds that go along with it throughout the y...

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Currently, 72% of Utah is experiencing extreme drought, with the remainder of the state in severe drought. With a dry summer likely and water restrictions already in place around the state, it is crucial that Utahns conserve the water we have.
USU Extension Specialist: Water Conservation Critical This Summer

USU Extension Specialist: Water Conservation Critical This Summer

Currently, 72% of Utah is experiencing extreme drought, with the remainder of the state in severe drought. With a dry summer likely and water restrictions already in place around the state, it is crucial that Utahns conserve the water we have.

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Car tires, candy wrappers, water bottles, takeout containers and toys — our plastic waste adds up. Considering the millions of tons of plastic produced, used and discarded by humans every year, it’s a bit shocking to note that researchers are just now co
Out of Sight & Mind: Quantifying Pervasive Microplastics in the Ocean-Atmosphere Cycle

Out of Sight & Mind: Quantifying Pervasive Microplastics in the Ocean-Atmosphere Cycle

Car tires, candy wrappers, water bottles, takeout containers and toys — our plastic waste adds up. Considering the millions of tons of plastic produced, used and discarded by humans every year, it’s a bit shocking to note that researchers are just now co...

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Rather than asking how many people it takes to change one lightbulb, Alexi Lamm wonders how many light bulbs one person can actually change. Over the last two years, Lamm, sustainability program manager for Utah State University, has watched the hard work
Silver Linings & Green Energy: Progress Toward USU's Goal of Net Neutrality in New Footprint Report

Silver Linings & Green Energy: Progress Toward USU's Goal of Net Neutrality in New Footprint Report

Rather than asking how many people it takes to change one lightbulb, Alexi Lamm wonders how many light bulbs one person can actually change. Over the last two years, Lamm, sustainability program manager for Utah State University, has watched the hard work...

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The winners of Utah State University’s annual energy reduction competition, Energy Wars, save energy again. During the month of October, faculty and students took small steps to reduce energy, such as taking the stairs, turning off lights when leaving a r
Less Is More: Winners of Energy Wars Enjoy Their Victory

Less Is More: Winners of Energy Wars Enjoy Their Victory

The winners of Utah State University’s annual energy reduction competition, Energy Wars, save energy again. During the month of October, faculty and students took small steps to reduce energy, such as taking the stairs, turning off lights when leaving a r...

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After a summer of watering restrictions and an on-going drought here in Utah, Kelly Kopp, Water Conservation and Turfgrass Specialist with USU Extension, explains what to do with your grass. She outlines how fall, and the arrival of cooler temperatures, w
Watering Wisely: USU Extension Specialist Explains What to Do with your Grass Heading into Fall

Watering Wisely: USU Extension Specialist Explains What to Do with your Grass Heading into Fall

After a summer of watering restrictions and an on-going drought here in Utah, Kelly Kopp, Water Conservation and Turfgrass Specialist with USU Extension, explains what to do with your grass. She outlines how fall, and the arrival of cooler temperatures, w...

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Utah State University's Sustainability Coordinator, Alexi Lamm, explains what LEED Certification is, what buildings here at USU are certified, and what criteria all new construction at USU needs to meet.
Conscientious Construction: USU Has 18 LEED Certified Buildings, But What Does That Mean?

Conscientious Construction: USU Has 18 LEED Certified Buildings, But What Does That Mean?

Utah State University's Sustainability Coordinator, Alexi Lamm, explains what LEED Certification is, what buildings here at USU are certified, and what criteria all new construction at USU needs to meet.

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On an average summer day, the Utah State University Landscape Operations and Maintenance (LOAM) receives many calls about watering practices on campus.
Watering the Landscape with Less at USU

Watering the Landscape with Less at USU

On an average summer day, the Utah State University Landscape Operations and Maintenance (LOAM) receives many calls about watering practices on campus.

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In what will be one of his final acts as president of the Utah State University Student Association, Sami Ahmed added his name to nine other student body presidents from across the state of Utah to a petition to affect climate change in the United States.
USUSA President Sami Ahmed Talks Carbon Dividends, Looks at Legacy Left Behind

USUSA President Sami Ahmed Talks Carbon Dividends, Looks at Legacy Left Behind

In what will be one of his final acts as president of the Utah State University Student Association, Sami Ahmed added his name to nine other student body presidents from across the state of Utah to a petition to affect climate change in the United States....

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Utah State University Student Sustainability Office and Sustainability Council are celebrating Earth Day and honoring the campus community’s sustainability award winners. In addition to this year’s online events and annual EcoHunt, the campus community no
USU's Champions of a Healthy Environment

USU's Champions of a Healthy Environment

Utah State University Student Sustainability Office and Sustainability Council are celebrating Earth Day and honoring the campus community’s sustainability award winners. In addition to this year’s online events and annual EcoHunt, the campus community no...

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Continuous Improvement is a core value of Dining Services at Utah State University. This semester, USU Dining Services is incorporating sustainable practices, such as composting food waste and offering meat-free meal options, into their operations on Loga
New Dining Services Survey Explores Aggies' Commitment to Sustainability

New Dining Services Survey Explores Aggies' Commitment to Sustainability

Continuous Improvement is a core value of Dining Services at Utah State University. This semester, USU Dining Services is incorporating sustainable practices, such as composting food waste and offering meat-free meal options, into their operations on Loga...

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The new Gateway Parking Terrace now marks the east entrance to Utah State University’s Logan campus, just past Fine Arts Visual. Both buildings now hold some of USU’s only rooftop top solar panels, including USU’s newest and largest solar array.
Solar Tops USU's Gateway

Solar Tops USU's Gateway

The new Gateway Parking Terrace now marks the east entrance to Utah State University’s Logan campus, just past Fine Arts Visual. Both buildings now hold some of USU’s only rooftop top solar panels, including USU’s newest and largest solar array.

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Logan is no stranger to poor air quality, and it is particularly noticeable in the winter due to inversions. Cache Valley’s surrounding mountains trap a layer of cold air and pollution beneath warm air in the winter until a storm comes through.
Aggies Come Together for Clean Air

Aggies Come Together for Clean Air

Logan is no stranger to poor air quality, and it is particularly noticeable in the winter due to inversions. Cache Valley’s surrounding mountains trap a layer of cold air and pollution beneath warm air in the winter until a storm comes through.

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Utah State University is competing against universities nationwide in Campus Race to Zero Waste through February and March.
Don't be Trashy: USU Competes Against Other Universities to Reduce Waste

Don't be Trashy: USU Competes Against Other Universities to Reduce Waste

Utah State University is competing against universities nationwide in Campus Race to Zero Waste through February and March.

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Innovative, practical solutions that support a thriving community are the basis for Utah State University’s sustainability efforts, which saw an uptick in the 2020 fiscal year.
USU Drives Down Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 2020

USU Drives Down Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 2020

Innovative, practical solutions that support a thriving community are the basis for Utah State University’s sustainability efforts, which saw an uptick in the 2020 fiscal year.

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The League of American Bicyclists, an advocacy organization encouraging better bicycling, has honored Utah State University with a gold-level Bicycle Friendly University award in recognition of the institution’s achievements in promoting and enabling safe
Moving on Up: Bike lanes, bike boxes, and Aggie Blue Bikes—USU Levels Up to Gold

Moving on Up: Bike lanes, bike boxes, and Aggie Blue Bikes—USU Levels Up to Gold

The League of American Bicyclists, an advocacy organization encouraging better bicycling, has honored Utah State University with a gold-level Bicycle Friendly University award in recognition of the institution’s achievements in promoting and enabling safe...

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USU Moab's new campus will be a combustion-free, net-zero energy building that is passively designed to harness solar energy.
USU Breaks Ground on First Zero Energy Building

USU Breaks Ground on First Zero Energy Building

USU Moab's new campus will be a combustion-free, net-zero energy building that is passively designed to harness solar energy.

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The start of October brought along the start of Utah State University’s Energy Wars - a campus wide challenge to see what buildings can reduce their energy usage the most.
USU Competes in Campus Wide Energy Reduction Challenge

USU Competes in Campus Wide Energy Reduction Challenge

The start of October brought along the start of Utah State University’s Energy Wars - a campus wide challenge to see what buildings can reduce their energy usage the most.

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It’s about halfway through harvest season in Cache County, and the Utah State University Gleaning Team is back in its second year to bridge the gap between local gardeners and food pantries’ shortages.
USU Gleaning Team prevents food waste, insecurity

USU Gleaning Team prevents food waste, insecurity

It’s about halfway through harvest season in Cache County, and the Utah State University Gleaning Team is back in its second year to bridge the gap between local gardeners and food pantries’ shortages.

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Utah State University is advancing toward carbon neutrality this summer, one bulb at a time. Throughout July, USU Facilities is reporting progress of 75,000 replacements into a 142,000 lamp conversion of campus to light-emitting diodes, more commonly know
LED-ing the Way

LED-ing the Way

Utah State University is advancing toward carbon neutrality this summer, one bulb at a time. Throughout July, USU Facilities is reporting progress of 75,000 replacements into a 142,000 lamp conversion of campus to light-emitting diodes, more commonly know...

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Utah State University Student Sustainability Office and Sustainability Council are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and honoring the campus community’s sustainability award winners
Physicist Rob Davies Receives USU's 2020 Sustainability Innovation Award

Physicist Rob Davies Receives USU's 2020 Sustainability Innovation Award

Utah State University Student Sustainability Office and Sustainability Council are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and honoring the campus community’s sustainability award winners

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Utah State University Student Sustainability Office are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and honoring the campus community’s sustainability award winners virtually from April 15 to 22. This year’s online events include High Stakes Kahoot, coo
Earth Day 2020

Earth Day 2020

Utah State University Student Sustainability Office are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and honoring the campus community’s sustainability award winners virtually from April 15 to 22. This year’s online events include High Stakes Kahoot, coo...

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Utah State University President Noelle Cockett has committed to the implementation of new greenhouse gas reduction recommendations that will lead to greater sustainability, cost savings, and improvements to USU facilities, activities, and culture.
President Cockett Commits to Reducing USU's Greenhouse Gas Emissions

President Cockett Commits to Reducing USU's Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Utah State University President Noelle Cockett has committed to the implementation of new greenhouse gas reduction recommendations that will lead to greater sustainability, cost savings, and improvements to USU facilities, activities, and culture.

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Utah State University’s Keep Logan Clear campaign, which began in January, continues with an Instagram challenge running Feb. 17 -28.
Keep Logan Clear's Instagram Challenge Starts Feb. 17

Keep Logan Clear's Instagram Challenge Starts Feb. 17

Utah State University’s Keep Logan Clear campaign, which began in January, continues with an Instagram challenge running Feb. 17 -28.

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Utah State University President Noelle Cockett is reviewing the most recent plans for reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the university’s campuses across the state. Last week a meeting was hosted to inform students and faculty about the efforts.
USU Presentation Highlights Reasons For Reducing Emissions

USU Presentation Highlights Reasons For Reducing Emissions

Utah State University President Noelle Cockett is reviewing the most recent plans for reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the university’s campuses across the state. Last week a meeting was hosted to inform students and faculty about the efforts.

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Winners of the 2020 Utah High School Clean Air Poster Contest will be announced at Utah State University’s Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (NEHMA) Saturday, Feb. 8, at 10:30 a.m.
Utah Clean Air Poster Contest Winners to be Announced at Community Art Day

Utah Clean Air Poster Contest Winners to be Announced at Community Art Day

Winners of the 2020 Utah High School Clean Air Poster Contest will be announced at Utah State University’s Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art (NEHMA) Saturday, Feb. 8, at 10:30 a.m.

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Utah State University’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Steering Committee is seeking feedback on a draft report released today that outlines steps USU should take to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and work toward achieving carbon neutrality.
USU Seeks Feedback on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Draft Plan

USU Seeks Feedback on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Draft Plan

Utah State University’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Steering Committee is seeking feedback on a draft report released today that outlines steps USU should take to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and work toward achieving carbon neutrality.

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Utah State University saves energy as the Engineering Building wins Energy Wars. Throughout October and November, faculty and students took small steps to reduce energy such as taking the stairs, turning off lights and unplugging unused electronics.
Engineers Reduce Energy Use for the Win at USU

Engineers Reduce Energy Use for the Win at USU

Utah State University saves energy as the Engineering Building wins Energy Wars. Throughout October and November, faculty and students took small steps to reduce energy such as taking the stairs, turning off lights and unplugging unused electronics.

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On the chilly Saturday before Thanksgiving, bikers gather at Aggie Blue Bikes on the Utah State University campus to compete in Cranksgiving. Cranksgiving is a Thanksgiving tradition that began in 1999 on the streets of New York City.
Cranksgiving: Aggie Blue Bikes' Charitable Thanksgiving Tradition

Cranksgiving: Aggie Blue Bikes' Charitable Thanksgiving Tradition

On the chilly Saturday before Thanksgiving, bikers gather at Aggie Blue Bikes on the Utah State University campus to compete in Cranksgiving. Cranksgiving is a Thanksgiving tradition that began in 1999 on the streets of New York City.

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Throughout the month of November, Utah State University’s Aggie Sustainability Club is hosting pop-up shops for True Blue Reuse, their on-campus thrift store.
Aggie Sustainability Club Hosts on-Campus Pop-Ups

Aggie Sustainability Club Hosts on-Campus Pop-Ups

Throughout the month of November, Utah State University’s Aggie Sustainability Club is hosting pop-up shops for True Blue Reuse, their on-campus thrift store.

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Utah State University’s Aggie Recreation Center recently moved to hand dryers only in four of the most used bathrooms. The change, which eliminated paper towel waste, will save over $10,000 annually.
Planet, Profit & People Provoke Conversations in USU's Green Office Program

Planet, Profit & People Provoke Conversations in USU's Green Office Program

Utah State University’s Aggie Recreation Center recently moved to hand dryers only in four of the most used bathrooms. The change, which eliminated paper towel waste, will save over $10,000 annually.

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Following recent measures taken this year by Utah State University to decrease the university’s carbon footprint, USU students are lobbying to implement a new position on the Utah State University Student Association (USUSA) executive council.
USU student lobbies for environmental position on student executive council

USU student lobbies for environmental position on student executive council

Following recent measures taken this year by Utah State University to decrease the university’s carbon footprint, USU students are lobbying to implement a new position on the Utah State University Student Association (USUSA) executive council.

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On Dec. 15, USU will lose its subscription to Zimride, a student ridesharing program, unless the program coordinators at USU successfully raise the remaining $2,500 required for renewing USU’s subscription for another year.
Unless ride share coordinators can raise $2,500, USU will lose its Zimride access

Unless ride share coordinators can raise $2,500, USU will lose its Zimride access

On Dec. 15, USU will lose its subscription to Zimride, a student ridesharing program, unless the program coordinators at USU successfully raise the remaining $2,500 required for renewing USU’s subscription for another year.

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It has been nearly eight months since Anthony Whaley started a curbside-compost collection service in Cache Valley. “We are excited about the feedback we are getting from the community as well as our subscribers,” Whaley said.
New composting service among presenters at recent Food Summit at USU

New composting service among presenters at recent Food Summit at USU

It has been nearly eight months since Anthony Whaley started a curbside-compost collection service in Cache Valley. “We are excited about the feedback we are getting from the community as well as our subscribers,” Whaley said.

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To get underway for Logan’s Pride Festival this weekend, a few dozen people gathered at Aggie Blue Bikes on Friday evening, donning rainbow shirts and colorful tights, ready to compete in a cycling scavenger hunt.
Alley cat race kicks off Logan's Pride Festival

Alley cat race kicks off Logan's Pride Festival

To get underway for Logan’s Pride Festival this weekend, a few dozen people gathered at Aggie Blue Bikes on Friday evening, donning rainbow shirts and colorful tights, ready to compete in a cycling scavenger hunt.

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Utah State University has finished phase one of road improvements on 700 North, or Aggie Bull-evard, on the main Logan campus. The improvements begin at 800 East and go to 950 East.
Improvements Welcome Back Students on Aggie Bull-evard

Improvements Welcome Back Students on Aggie Bull-evard

Utah State University has finished phase one of road improvements on 700 North, or Aggie Bull-evard, on the main Logan campus. The improvements begin at 800 East and go to 950 East.

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A group of volunteers from Utah State University is asking Cache Valley residents who own fruit trees or have a vegetable garden to allow a group of volunteers to pick their excess fruit or vegetables.
USU organizes project to glean unpicked fruit in Cache Valley

USU organizes project to glean unpicked fruit in Cache Valley

A group of volunteers from Utah State University is asking Cache Valley residents who own fruit trees or have a vegetable garden to allow a group of volunteers to pick their excess fruit or vegetables.

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Pilot projects that laboratories throughout Utah and across the country could adopt—it is just another day at Utah State University. The USU Student Association Executive Council and Faculty Senate passed resolutions in 2018-19 asking the university to re
Dynamic Lab Ventilation Pilot Funded at Utah State

Dynamic Lab Ventilation Pilot Funded at Utah State

Pilot projects that laboratories throughout Utah and across the country could adopt—it is just another day at Utah State University. The USU Student Association Executive Council and Faculty Senate passed resolutions in 2018-19 asking the university to re...

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For the last four years, USU has hosted the Planetary Thinking conference in May, which invites teachers and students from every discipline to learn about the resources they need to teach sustainability.
Sustainability conference at USU provides faculty with resources to teach climate change

Sustainability conference at USU provides faculty with resources to teach climate change

For the last four years, USU has hosted the Planetary Thinking conference in May, which invites teachers and students from every discipline to learn about the resources they need to teach sustainability.

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The third Impact Art Show opened with the fifth annual Sustainability Awards on April 15, 2019.
Sustainability Awards Recognize Extraordinary Efforts Over 2018-19

Sustainability Awards Recognize Extraordinary Efforts Over 2018-19

The third Impact Art Show opened with the fifth annual Sustainability Awards on April 15, 2019.

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According to the Environmental Protection Agency, greenhouse gas emissions are the most significant driver of global climate change. Utah State University is making changes to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and become carbon neutral within the next
Utah State University Carbon Neutral By 2032: A Faculty And Student-Led Effort

Utah State University Carbon Neutral By 2032: A Faculty And Student-Led Effort

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, greenhouse gas emissions are the most significant driver of global climate change. Utah State University is making changes to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and become carbon neutral within the next...

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Shandrea Hickok traveled to Scandinavia last summer to research sustainability practices in the Nordic heritage. This year she brought the culture, food and organic practices back to Utah State University for Earth week.
Nourishing Nordics: USU student shares research on sustainable foodways in Scandinavia

Nourishing Nordics: USU student shares research on sustainable foodways in Scandinavia

Shandrea Hickok traveled to Scandinavia last summer to research sustainability practices in the Nordic heritage. This year she brought the culture, food and organic practices back to Utah State University for Earth week.

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Currently there are 11 campus buses at Utah State University running on natural gas. With a lifespan of six and a half years, discussion has started around other options to replace outgoing shuttles.
Demonstration at USU furthers consideration of electric buses on campus

Demonstration at USU furthers consideration of electric buses on campus

Currently there are 11 campus buses at Utah State University running on natural gas. With a lifespan of six and a half years, discussion has started around other options to replace outgoing shuttles.

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Representatives from the Buddhist, Presbyterian, Hindu and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith traditions came together Thursday evening to discuss the intersection of faith and air quality in Cache Valley.
Representatives from different faiths in the valley discuss air quality

Representatives from different faiths in the valley discuss air quality

Representatives from the Buddhist, Presbyterian, Hindu and Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith traditions came together Thursday evening to discuss the intersection of faith and air quality in Cache Valley.

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Almost three years after a mental health crisis was declared on campus, the Utah State University Student Association executive council is discussing a new problem: climate change.
USUSA Executive Council considers bill declaring Climate State of Emergency

USUSA Executive Council considers bill declaring Climate State of Emergency

Almost three years after a mental health crisis was declared on campus, the Utah State University Student Association executive council is discussing a new problem: climate change.

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Utah State University President Noelle Cockett has formed a campus Greenhouse Gas Reduction Steering Committee charged to develop specific options for USU to deliver on a commitment to reduce its carbon footprint.
Greenhouse Gas Reduction Committee Looks to Reduce USU Carbon Footprint

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Committee Looks to Reduce USU Carbon Footprint

Utah State University President Noelle Cockett has formed a campus Greenhouse Gas Reduction Steering Committee charged to develop specific options for USU to deliver on a commitment to reduce its carbon footprint.

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The Utah State University Faculty Senate unanimously approved a recommendation to reduce greenhouse gases Monday, sending the proposal to administrators for further deliberation.
USU Faculty Senate OKs proposal to reduce emissions

USU Faculty Senate OKs proposal to reduce emissions

The Utah State University Faculty Senate unanimously approved a recommendation to reduce greenhouse gases Monday, sending the proposal to administrators for further deliberation.

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The Campus Kitchen at Utah State University is working to put the food on campus to better use.
Reducing waste and fighting hunger at USU with The Campus Kitchens Project

Reducing waste and fighting hunger at USU with The Campus Kitchens Project

The Campus Kitchen at Utah State University is working to put the food on campus to better use.

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The Electric Vehicle & Roadway Research and Test Track Facility at Utah State University is installing the largest solar array on campus, and researchers said the new array will help power their vision of their future.
Utah State University Electric Vehicle & Roadway Research and Test Track Facility to get largest solar array on campus

Utah State University Electric Vehicle & Roadway Research and Test Track Facility to get largest solar array on campus

The Electric Vehicle & Roadway Research and Test Track Facility at Utah State University is installing the largest solar array on campus, and researchers said the new array will help power their vision of their future.

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Eleven years after then-Utah State University President Stan Albrecht signed a document with his counterparts worldwide committing to become a carbon neutral university, some members of the USU faculty want to expand on that charge.
USU Faculty Could Craft Greenhouse Gas Emissions Resolution

USU Faculty Could Craft Greenhouse Gas Emissions Resolution

Eleven years after then-Utah State University President Stan Albrecht signed a document with his counterparts worldwide committing to become a carbon neutral university, some members of the USU faculty want to expand on that charge.

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At the start of the first-ever "God and Smog Symposium" at Utah State University on Wednesday, the school's director of religious studies, Ravi Gupta, asked participants to look out out the window of Huntsman Hall.
USU Examines Religion, Environment with 'God and Smog' Symposium

USU Examines Religion, Environment with 'God and Smog' Symposium

At the start of the first-ever "God and Smog Symposium" at Utah State University on Wednesday, the school's director of religious studies, Ravi Gupta, asked participants to look out out the window of Huntsman Hall.

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Guests overflowed onto the floor of the Tippets Gallery at Utah State University's Caine College of the Arts Monday night for the Climate Change Town Hall, the inaugural event of Utah Climate Week 2018.
Cache Valley Residents Advocate for Climate Change Action at Local Event

Cache Valley Residents Advocate for Climate Change Action at Local Event

Guests overflowed onto the floor of the Tippets Gallery at Utah State University's Caine College of the Arts Monday night for the Climate Change Town Hall, the inaugural event of Utah Climate Week 2018.

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Utah State University Student Association's Diversity Week Global Picnic event joined forces with Utah State University's Blue Goes Green Farmers Market for a collaborative event Oct. 3.
Global Picnic Joins Forces with Blue Goes Green Farmers Market

Global Picnic Joins Forces with Blue Goes Green Farmers Market

Utah State University Student Association's Diversity Week Global Picnic event joined forces with Utah State University's Blue Goes Green Farmers Market for a collaborative event Oct. 3.

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Aggie Blue Bikes at Utah State University is now offering its repair services for free on certain days to the public.
Aggie Blue Bikes Providing Free Services to Community

Aggie Blue Bikes Providing Free Services to Community

Aggie Blue Bikes at Utah State University is now offering its repair services for free on certain days to the public.

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U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has certified both Utah State University's Maverik Stadium and Kaysville Education Center Expansion LEED Silver.
USU Certifies Two LEED® Buildings

USU Certifies Two LEED® Buildings

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has certified both Utah State University's Maverik Stadium and Kaysville Education Center Expansion LEED Silver.

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The College of Engineering at Utah State University invites students, faculty, staff and members of the community to a special ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, May 14 at the USU Electric Vehicle & Roadway (EVR) Research Facility & Test Track.
Newly-installed Solar Array and New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at the EVR

Newly-installed Solar Array and New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at the EVR

The College of Engineering at Utah State University invites students, faculty, staff and members of the community to a special ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, May 14 at the USU Electric Vehicle & Roadway (EVR) Research Facility & Test Track.

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Utah State University is one of 19 universities being awarded the 2017-2018 PepsiCo Recycling Zero Impact Fund. The fund recognizes projects with green initiatives.
Utah State University Receives Funding to Expand Campus-wide Composting

Utah State University Receives Funding to Expand Campus-wide Composting

Utah State University is one of 19 universities being awarded the 2017-2018 PepsiCo Recycling Zero Impact Fund. The fund recognizes projects with green initiatives.

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Roughly a dozen bicyclists rode through the wet streets of Logan on Saturday for a "scavenger hunt race on wheels."
Riders Brave Rain for Bicycle Scavenger Hunt

Riders Brave Rain for Bicycle Scavenger Hunt

Roughly a dozen bicyclists rode through the wet streets of Logan on Saturday for a "scavenger hunt race on wheels."

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Utah State University will implement its first ever post-consumer compost collection bin for the use of faculty starting April 25. The bin will be placed on campus in the courtyard of the Biology Natural Resources building and be collected once a week by
USU Implements Composting Program for Faculty

USU Implements Composting Program for Faculty

Utah State University will implement its first ever post-consumer compost collection bin for the use of faculty starting April 25. The bin will be placed on campus in the courtyard of the Biology Natural Resources building and be collected once a week by ...

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Distributed throughout Utah State University's Logan campus, clinging to bicycle racks and racing between buildings, students may soon notice 150 new members of the Aggie family -- but this time, they're mechanical and bright orange.
Too Tired to Walk? Try Two Tires Instead

Too Tired to Walk? Try Two Tires Instead

Distributed throughout Utah State University's Logan campus, clinging to bicycle racks and racing between buildings, students may soon notice 150 new members of the Aggie family -- but this time, they're mechanical and bright orange.

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Utah State University's energy management team has completed a series of lighting upgrades at facilities across the state. According to USU's energy manager, Zac Cook, these improvements will result in saving an estimated 794,460 kWh annually.
Lighting Projects Saves USU Nearly $50 Thousand per Year

Lighting Projects Saves USU Nearly $50 Thousand per Year

Utah State University's energy management team has completed a series of lighting upgrades at facilities across the state. According to USU's energy manager, Zac Cook, these improvements will result in saving an estimated 794,460 kWh annually.

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Several Aggies concerned about Cache Valley's poor air quality are encouraging students on campus to take advantage of alternative forms of transportation to help clear the air. So it may be fitting that they have titled their campaign "Keep Logan Clear."
USU Students, Faculty Launch Campaign for Sustainable Transportation

USU Students, Faculty Launch Campaign for Sustainable Transportation

Several Aggies concerned about Cache Valley's poor air quality are encouraging students on campus to take advantage of alternative forms of transportation to help clear the air. So it may be fitting that they have titled their campaign "Keep Logan Clear."...

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The winners of Utah State University's Energy Wars are the Living Learning Community (LLC) and Natural Resources building. Every October and November the competition encourages students, faculty and staff to be more mindful of the steps they take to conse
USU Buildings Compete to Save Energy

USU Buildings Compete to Save Energy

The winners of Utah State University's Energy Wars are the Living Learning Community (LLC) and Natural Resources building. Every October and November the competition encourages students, faculty and staff to be more mindful of the steps they take to conse...

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"The stuff is still plenty good to use for people who want them," said Bennion, a sophomore studying environmental engineering. "Oftentimes I don't like what's trending in the department stores so I usually come to thrift stores to find what I like."
USU Sustainability Opens True Blue Reuse Thrift Store

USU Sustainability Opens True Blue Reuse Thrift Store

"The stuff is still plenty good to use for people who want them," said Bennion, a sophomore studying environmental engineering. "Oftentimes I don't like what's trending in the department stores so I usually come to thrift stores to find what I like."

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The Student Organic Farm at Utah State University completed another harvest and farmer's market season with a fall festival on Saturday.
Students Get Their Hands Dirty

Students Get Their Hands Dirty

The Student Organic Farm at Utah State University completed another harvest and farmer's market season with a fall festival on Saturday.

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When it comes to using transportation that doesn't guzzle gas, Utah State University senior Jake Meyer is setting an example for his classmates.
Open Streets 17

Open Streets 17

When it comes to using transportation that doesn't guzzle gas, Utah State University senior Jake Meyer is setting an example for his classmates.

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The drinks might not be green, but the conversation is. For the past year and a half, a group of community members with sustainability on their minds have been meeting once a month for Green Drinks, an international environmental organization.
Green Drinks Attendees Discuss Climate Solutions

Green Drinks Attendees Discuss Climate Solutions

The drinks might not be green, but the conversation is. For the past year and a half, a group of community members with sustainability on their minds have been meeting once a month for Green Drinks, an international environmental organization.

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Middle school students and teachers from across the state were the first to see and learn about benefits of green roof construction in urban spaces through a new interactive display on the Utah State University Logan campus.
New Green Roof Display on USU Campus Engages Students

New Green Roof Display on USU Campus Engages Students

Middle school students and teachers from across the state were the first to see and learn about benefits of green roof construction in urban spaces through a new interactive display on the Utah State University Logan campus.

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Utah State University faculty representing business, interior design, engineering, physics, English, kinesiology and health will come together for a one-day workshop Tuesday, May 9, called "Destinations: Planetary Thinking in the Curriculum."
Infusing Planetary Thinking into the Curriculum at USU

Infusing Planetary Thinking into the Curriculum at USU

Utah State University faculty representing business, interior design, engineering, physics, English, kinesiology and health will come together for a one-day workshop Tuesday, May 9, called "Destinations: Planetary Thinking in the Curriculum."

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Utah State University is competing once again to become the university cycling national champion. The university is participating for the fifth year in the National Bike Challenge (NBC), a free nationwide competition from May to September aimed at encoura
National Bike Challenge Encourages Cycling for Fun and Fitness

National Bike Challenge Encourages Cycling for Fun and Fitness

Utah State University is competing once again to become the university cycling national champion. The university is participating for the fifth year in the National Bike Challenge (NBC), a free nationwide competition from May to September aimed at encoura...

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Utah State University Sustainability Council and Blue Goes Green programs held the third annual Sustainability Awards April 21.
Sustainability Awards

Sustainability Awards

Utah State University Sustainability Council and Blue Goes Green programs held the third annual Sustainability Awards April 21.

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Crouching, kneeling and sitting in a strawberry patch at the USU Student Organic Farm on Friday, volunteers pulled weeds on a day celebrating Mother Earth.
USU Celebrates Earth Day

USU Celebrates Earth Day

Crouching, kneeling and sitting in a strawberry patch at the USU Student Organic Farm on Friday, volunteers pulled weeds on a day celebrating Mother Earth.

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A Utah State University-sponsored recycling awareness event began today in the Taggart Student Center's Hub.
From Apathy to Awareness: USU Initiates New Recycling Week

From Apathy to Awareness: USU Initiates New Recycling Week

A Utah State University-sponsored recycling awareness event began today in the Taggart Student Center's Hub.

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The Student Nutrition Access Center, or SNAC, has been gathering food from different locations around campus and putting it in the SNAC pantry on campus for students who are in need.
SNAC Gives Students Free Food, Sustainably

SNAC Gives Students Free Food, Sustainably

The Student Nutrition Access Center, or SNAC, has been gathering food from different locations around campus and putting it in the SNAC pantry on campus for students who are in need.

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Utah State University has earned a STARS Silver Rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).
USU Receives STARS Silver Rating

USU Receives STARS Silver Rating

Utah State University has earned a STARS Silver Rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

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Utah State University student Nathan Clarke says he lives an environmentally sustainable life, not idling his car when he goes to the drive-thru or hitching a ride to campus using the Aggie Shuttle, which runs on natural gas.
A Carbon-neutral USU? University Makes Progress on 2050 Goal

A Carbon-neutral USU? University Makes Progress on 2050 Goal

Utah State University student Nathan Clarke says he lives an environmentally sustainable life, not idling his car when he goes to the drive-thru or hitching a ride to campus using the Aggie Shuttle, which runs on natural gas.