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Staff Sustainability Network: Programs

Learn about SSN's virtual and on-campus engagement efforts.


Outreach & Engagement

Presentation at Sustainability Reource CenterOur members collaborate with teams and departments to improve sustainability practices on campus. We support programs, such as Green Office and Green Labs, as well as annual events, such as Earth Plaza Palooza.

Zero Waste

2 UCSD staff members at zero waste eventSSN and UC San Diego Sustainability partner to bring zero-waste programs and events to campus. One example is the 2019 Staff Summer Celebration, where 97% of the event's waste was diverted from landfills — mostly to compost.

Planning an event? Check out SSN's Guide to Hosting a Zero-Waste Event (PDF).

Tree Tours

Chris Johnson discusses oak trees with Tree Tours guestTree Tours is currently on hold due to COVID-19. UC San Diego arborists are still busy, though! We'll pass along their updates.

Join us for Tree Tours, a monthly lunchtime walk, where you can learn about unique trees on campus. Arborists will share how they grow many kinds of trees and how trees make UCSD a vibrant place to work and learn. Keep branching out with us: We’ll explore a different area of campus each month.

Bus Buddies

Bus buddies badge holderTeam up with Bus Buddies — SSN’s ambassador program to promote public transit and alternate commute methods. Let's make the bus riding experience better for us all!

Contact us: ssn@ucsd.edu.
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