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Sustainability Now! UC Santa Cruz: History & Environment

Sustainability Now! Radio Show #4, October 6, 2019 on KSQD, 90.7 FM and KSQD.org, with Professor Emeritus Jim Clifford, History of Consciousness at UC Santa Cruz.

New “Sustainability Now!” radio show on KSQD 90.7 FM

Ronnie Lipschutz, with the assistance of SSRF, has launched a new biweekly radio show on KSQD 90.7 FM in Santa Cruz (also at ksqd.org online.) The show is broadcast every other Sunday (beginning 8/25/19) from 5-6 PM. The first show featured Dr. Tiffany Wise-West, Climate and Sustainability Action Manager for the City of Santa Cruz. You can find links and information on the “Publications and Podcasts” page of this website.

SSRF Podcasts: Sustainability Now!

SSRF has launched a new series of podcasts called Sustainability Now! which focuses on projects in the Monterey Bay Region that focus on sustainability, ecology, environment and social justice, through interviews with scientists, academics, activists, policymakers and students. The first podcast explores sustainability as both concept and practice. You can find the first one on SSRF’s YouTube channel here.

SSRF Publishes PWAP Report

SSRF has published the results of the Pilot Waste Audit Report. PWAP was the first project in the Waste Not, Want Not initiative. SSRF collaborated on PWAP with two UCSC departments—the Sustainability Office and the Resource Recovery Unit—to test the impact of service, signage, and educational changes on recycling contamination rates. The results of this pilot will be used to influence and ensure the maximum effectiveness of educational consciousness- raising efforts and changes to waste management infrastructure in support of the UC Zero Waste commitment.