On Aug. 15, the Green Earth Sciences Building introduced the University’s first multi-occupancy, all-gender restrooms to be in a academic or administrative building. This is a departure from the University’s prior practice of converting only single-stall public restrooms into gender-inclusive spaces, as required by California state legislation Assembly Bill (AB) 1732 since Mar. 1, 2017.
Students for a Sustainable Stanford has decided to take action to reign in campus’s Solo cup habit.
This report covers a selection of incidents from March 27 – 31 as recorded in the Stanford Department of Public Safety, Bike Light Enforcement and Missing Laptops (SUDPSBLEML) bulletin.
Ultimately Denis envisions entire green cities that function like ecosystems, exchanging materials and energy throughout the system in a self-sufficient way. Already there are experiments with sustainable buildings on a larger scale, such as the ecodistricts targeted for Washington DC and Los Angeles.
The Office of Sustainability hosted the Keys to Sustainability fair last Thursday in White Plaza.
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This summer, I had jury duty for the first time. I spent three days waiting in the back of a courtroom — I missed my massage appointment to uphold my civic duty, so I was not pleased — and when the judge finally called me forward to state “the information,” the first question the defense attorney asked me was, “So, you’re a senior? And what do you plan to do when you graduate?”
The Palo Alto Green Energy Initiative (PAGEI) kicked off its petition drive in front of City Hall on Sept. 25, calling for an initiative on the November 2011 ballot for the rededication of 10 acres of Byxbee Park for a composting operation. The initiative supports the construction of a composting operation, or anaerobic digestion facility, on 10 of the 127 acres scheduled to be turned into parkland when the Byxbee Park landfill closes in 2012–but it is facing some community opposition.