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National Campus Sustainability Day 2012 at Chico State
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Program Coordinator for Sustainability
CSU, Chico was recently named to the Princeton Green Guide’s Honor Roll. An open house in the Bell Memorial Union (BMU) Auditorium from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. will feature displays highlighting the programs and practices that brought this national recognition. These sustainability efforts reach across campus—to facilities management, academics, housing, dining, the AS and campus governance.
Campus Sustainability Day at CSU, Chico is a time to learn about existing and new campus initiatives and offers an opportunity to connect with like-minded people and get more actively involved in programs on campus.
“Together, we’re moving society forward to a sustainable future,” said Eli Goodsell, AS program coordinator for sustainability. “I’m proud of Chico State for being a model of sustainable practices and for being an important part of the larger movement. Together we are strong.”
9 a.m.–1 p.m. in the BMU Auditorium
Fill out a drawing entry form at the information table for your chance to win:
A refurbished bike from AS Bike Cart
A free Zipcar membership with $50 driving credit
Free Local Lunches from AS Dining Services
Free bike tuneups from AS Bike Cart
Conservation Kits from PowerSave Green Campus
Don’t Drive Alone! Carpool Challenge
Use Zimride to carpool to campus on Campus Sustainability Day and be automatically entered to win a gift certificate to Sierra Nevada Brewery Taproom.
National Keynote Broadcast—Preparing Students for a Changing Climate
View a nationally broadcast live panel discussing the role colleges and universities must play in creating sustainability education for all students that will prepare them to be leaders to lead a just, healthy and sustainable society.
National Food Day—Real Food Challenge
Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable and sustainable food.
Lunch Hour Speakers in BMU Auditorium
During the lunch hour, there will be a number of announcements and talks about campus sustainability efforts at CSU, Chico.
Campus Sustainability Tour
A walking tour of campus will take place at the end of the open house. Space is limited, so sign up at the open house welcome table early in the day. Meet in the plaza in front of the BMU.
To learn more about this event, visit
To learn more about sustainability at Chico State, visit
To read about what other campuses are doing for the event, visit