By Tetra Balestri, Student Contributor
Education for Sustainable Living Program
On any typical weekday morning, the front doors to Ackerman Student Union scarcely have time to swing shut before people entering or exiting the bustling center of campus fling them open again. Thousands of patrons take advantage of the dining facilities, textbook store, and grocery corner, as well as a myriad of other services. What do all of these activities have in common? They all generate waste.
Education for Sustainable Leadership Program Action Research Team members Emily Anderson and Joanna Wheaton presented their water conservation plan at the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s Spring Green Expo.
The Campus Recycling Action Research Team, a group of undergraduate students at UCLA, worked with Facilities Management in developing a new recycling program.