1744 Pearl Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Sustainable Works' Student Program is an extra-credit opportunity that compliments SMC's environmental curriculum. For nine weeks peer-led groups help SMC students reflect on the environmental impact of their daily lives. A combination of discussion, recommendations, field trips and community service motivates positive change. Meetings are offered at the CEUS and a few off sites. Workshops begin the 4th or 5th
Subcommitties include Energy, Transportation, and Education that focuses on the implantation of the American College and University President's Climate Commitment
. After recently completing the College's greenhouse gas inventory, the committee is currently working on the creation of a Climate Action Plan which will include setting a date for climate neutrality. ACUPCC meet monthly.
Committee Co-Chair: Genevieve Bertone, Bertone_genevieve@smc.edu
The Environmental Affairs Committee
is an arm of Santa Monica College's Academic Senate. Faculty, staff, administrators and students discuss the role of the Center for Environmental and Urban Studies in promoting campus-wide environmental initiatives. The Committee meets on Thursdays at the CEUS.
For further information, please contact: Amber Katherine
, EAC Chair
The Eco-Action Club
is a student run club, focusing on increasing environmental awareness campus wide and host Earth Week and other eco-action oriented events. The club meets Thursdays during activity hour at 11:15am at the CEUS. Students who wish to learn more may attend a meeting; or subscribe to the
Eco-Action Club's email list serve: email@example.com
Club advisor: Genevieve Bertone
and Lisa Lewis Burns Club Grow
is a community of students and faculty dedicated to building awareness about sustainable agriculture and nutrition through educational events, organic food tastings and campus garden initiatives to engage students in the curriculum. The group meets every Tuesdays at 11:15am at the Organic Learning Garden near the Art Building.
Club grow representative: Erik Zavala, firstname.lastname@example.org
Club advisor: Dana Morgan, email@example.com
Visit the Associated Students
office of Student Life in the Cayton Center for more information on how to get involved with sustainability in AS.
Associated Student, Director of Sustainability:
Santa Monica College recycles a combined 85 percent of its construction and solid waste. Cans, glass bottles, and plastic bottles are recycled in clearly marked containers throughout the campus. White and colored paper, envelopes (even those with windows), magazines, and newspapers are included in the recycling program. Faculty and staff may obtain paper recycling containers by contacting Madeline Brodie, Recycling Coordinator, at x8726.