Institute for Sustainable Development
Human Powered Vehicle

Engineering Students Design and Build Human Powered Vehicle

AS Sustainability Fund Project

In an effort to bring ecologically friendly modes of transportation to the Chico community a team of eight mechanical engineering students have designed, built, and tested a vehicle powered solely by human energy.
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Rice Bran

Mechanical Engineering Students Work Sustainable “Magic,” Turn Rice into Oil

AS Sustainability Fund Project

Four mechanical engineering students from California State University, Chico designed and built a prototype machine that extracts bio-diesel from rice bran.
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Organic Vege Garden

Farm to School: Organic Vegetable Garden Supports Community

AS Sustainability Fund Project

The Organic Vegetable project at California State University, Chico has increased production to accommodate students at Chico State as well as local schools in partnership with the program.
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