Office of Sustainability

Projects

Campus Sustainability Website

Project develops a collection of resources to aid in the development of the Humboldt State Universty campus website on sustainability.

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CCAT Wash 'n' Flush

Project address the issue of water usage and develops a functional design for a toilet which utilizes water from an attached wash basin to fill and flush the toilet at the Campus Center for Appropriat

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CFL Recycling in Humboldt County: A Pilot Program

Overview of issues surrounding the increased use of compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) and problems associated with their disposal/ recycling in Humboldt County.

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Compact Illumination!

Research into methods for a plan to educate and distribute compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) among local businesses and residents of the city of Arcata.

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Computer Energy Assessment

Project attempts to assess the amount and type of computer usage on the campus of Humboldt State University through physical inspection and campus surveys.

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Courtyards PV System Education Project

Educational outreach plan for residents of the Courtyards housing development which has incorporated aspects of renewable energy soucres and conservation such as PV panels, solar water heaters and ind

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Creating a Formailzed Carpool System at HSU

This group's goal was to reduce GHG emissions by 100,000 pounds and get 100 rides shared by 2013 through the implementation of a formalized carpool system at HSU.

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Daylighting McFarlan Creek

Our project provides a combination of restoration and education by employing research in the science field.

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Disposal Methods of European Beachgrass at the Friends of the Dunes

Friends of the dunes is actively removing European beach grass on their property, however they have not found a suitable disposal method that fits their purpose and need.

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Edible Landscaping and Permaculture Project at CCAT

A brief look into the educational benefits of edible landscapes and the possibilities of implimentation at the Campus Center for Appropriate Technologies located at Humboldt State University.

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Edible Landscaping at Humboldt State University

Project continues efforts to improve and increase awareness of edible landscapes on the campus of Humboldt State University.

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Electronic Waste at Humboldt State University

This report investigates receptacles and locations for encouraging and educating about diverting electronic waste from the main waste stream.

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Energy Analysis: HSU's Natural History Museum

The goal of this analysis is to provide HSU's Plant Operations Department with a concise analysis of feasible options for off-setting the energy currently being purchased from PG&E at HSU

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Energy Audit of Humboldt State University, Science Departments

Student conducted energy audit of selected refrigeration units within various science departments on the campus of Humboldt State university.

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Energy Conservation Outreach Plan (ECO Plan) For Humboldt State University

Brief overview of energy use on the campus of Humboldt State University and research into the development of a campus wide cohesive plan to conserve such energy.

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Energy Descent in Arcata: A Guide to Plan for Peak Oil

Project addresses the notion of the eventual peak and subsequent decline in natural fossil fuel resources and world-wide production.

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Energy Education in Schools Project

Brief look into methods to improve energy education in local schools, with particular attention to grades k-8.

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Energy Reductions using Cold Water for Laundry

The purpose of this project was to design an energy reduction program for residence hall laundry facilities.

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Energy Resource Guide Project

Project helps the Redwood Coast Energy Athority (RCEA) with development of an informational guide available to the public in an effort to improve resources for those wanting to become more energy effi

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Energy Use Reduction at Sunny Brae Middle School

General research into possible methods Sunny Brae Middle School can implement inorder to reduce the amount of energy the school utilizes.

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Energy Wise

Documentation of experience and student Internship with Energy Wise in Arcata, California.

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