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Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Zero Waste Program

  • University of Southern California (CA)

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum has influenced generations across the world through events such as the Olympics, World Series, and Super Bowls as well as community events like papal and ...

  • Posted March 15, 2019
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Advancing Organizational Change for Sustainable Development Goals Through Neuropsychology

  • University of Southern California (CA)

What role does neuropsychology play as a determinant for successful organizational change toward Sustainable Development Goals? This session explores the inter-related notions of reflective practice, metacognition, cultural norms, and critical ...

  • Posted Nov. 5, 2018
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Green Healthcare, An Environmentally Sustainable Methodology: An investigation of the ecological impacts of the healthcare industry and the role of Green initiatives in sustainable medical services

  • University of Southern California (CA)

This study has been conducted to develop theoretically informed practical knowledge about Green healthcare and to identify how the majority of medical facilities can reduce their carbon footprint effectively. Many ...

  • Posted March 29, 2018
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Should we quit our jobs? Challenges, barriers and recommendations for interdisciplinary energy research

  • University of Southern California (CA)
  • University College Dublin, National University of Ireland

Many plea for a better integration of social sciences in energy research, which would imply more comprehensive interdisciplinary energy research. We argue that in order to achieve this, institutional barriers ...

  • Posted Jan. 23, 2017
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What goes on behind closed doors?: How college dormitory residents change to save energy during a competition-based energy reduction intervention

  • University of Southern California (CA)

Purpose The purpose of this paper was to evaluate the impact of a competition-based intervention combining high-resolution electricity feedback, incentives, information and prompts on college dormitory residents’ energy consumption and ...

  • Posted July 18, 2016
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Tailgate Waste Diversion

  • University of Southern California (CA)

USC Sustainability and Facilities Management Services are partnering to reduce the amount of waste sent to the landfill on campus during football tailgates. Student facilitators educate tailgaters on how to ...

  • Posted March 11, 2016
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The PAC 12 Road to Zero Waste Competition

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)
  • University of Southern California (CA)
  • Green Sports Alliance (OR)

The Green Sports Alliance (GSA) in partnership with the PAC 12 campuses initiated a Road to Zero Waste competition this year. The group developed multiple goals and objectives to encourage ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Current On-Campus Attitudes toward Energy Usage, Efficiency, and Emerging Technologies

  • Manhattan College (NY)
  • Stevens Institute of Technology (NJ)
  • University of Southern California (CA)

The need to innovate comprehensive, long-term sustainability solutions is among the most imminent challenges facing the world today. Sustainably delivering the basic food, water, and energy supplies to people throughout ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Greening the Team: Enhancing the Sustainability of Collegiate Athletic Facilities

  • University of Southern California (CA)
  • Green Sports Alliance (OR)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (CA)
  • Natural Resources Defense Council (DC)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)

Athletic facilities are often the centerpieces of higher education campuses, where people come together and school spirit is built. They are also venues offering vast opportunities for positive impact on ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Billion Dollar Green Challenge: How Campus Green Revolving Funds are Saving Energy and Money (2012)

  • University of Southern California (CA)
  • Sustainable Endowments Institute (MA)

Facing burdensome budget cuts and unstable energy costs, many colleges are grappling with how to finance urgently needed, but capital-intensive, energy efficiency retrofits. In response to this need, this workshop ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Zero Waste Venues - Focus on Athletics/Sports Venues: Perspectives from three Campuses

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)
  • University of Southern California (CA)

Many campuses have a strong recycling infrastructure in place for day-to-day recycling collections and waste minimization, but may or may not have such a strong program specifically for Athletic events ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Promoting Sustainability Programs with Technology: A Self-guided Sustainability Tour for the Digital Age

  • University of Southern California (CA)

Promoting campus sustainability programs is difficult on a campus where traditionally, sustainability has not been the highest priority and there are several other initiatives competing for attention.

The office of ...

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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PAC12 Sustainability Athletic Meeting

  • University of Southern California (CA)

PAC12 Sustainability Athletic Meeting

  • Posted Feb. 26, 2016
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Energy Institute

  • University of Southern California (CA)

The USC Energy Institute (USCEI) was launched in 2008 to create a university-based framework to support and expand opportunities in energy-related research, education, and public policy development.

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Center for Sustainable Cities

  • University of Southern California (CA)

The USC Center for Sustainable Cities conducts research, education, and community outreach to address sustainability challenges facing metropolitan regions. The Center seeks to generate innovative solutions that enhance the environment ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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BS Environmental Engineering

  • University of Southern California (CA)

The Department offers two degree options: 1) Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering; 2) Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, emphasis in Environmental Engineering. These programs have unique characteristics providing ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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PhD in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Southern California (CA)

The Ph.D. program in Environmental Engineering is open to students with degrees in engineering or sciences. Students with degrees in other fields may be admitted based on the recommendation ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Sustainable Cities Graduate Certificate

  • University of Southern California (CA)

This multidisciplinary certificate program is open to USC students pursuing graduate degrees in disciplines including anthropology, architecture, biology, chemistry, communication, earth sciences, economics, education, engineering, geography, international relations, political science ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Master in Planning with a Concentration in Sustainable Land Use Planning

  • University of Southern California (CA)

Sustainable Land Use Planning centers on community land use planning set in the context of regional growth or decline. The planning process involves forecasting transportation means, population growth and housing ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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MS in Environmental Engineering

  • University of Southern California (CA)

The Environmental Engineering Program was established in 1970 for mitigating environmental problems. It has grown to include water and wastewater engineering, air pollution control, water quality control, solid and hazardous ...

  • Posted Feb. 25, 2016
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Environmental sustainability plan for the University of Southern California

  • University of Southern California (CA)

The purpose of this project was to compare the characteristics of environmental sustainability programs at leading institutions with those already in place, while not formalized, at the University of Southern ...

  • Posted Feb. 24, 2016
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