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UC San Diego Gets STARS Gold Rating

In May 2018, UC San Diego earned its second Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) STARS Gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements. Only 112 colleges and universities worldwide have this distinction. The STARS report provides details about UC San Diego’s sustainability efforts across all areas, including academics and co-curricular programming for students, research, operations and on- and off-campus engagement.

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ULT Freezer Rebate

UC San Diego Facilities Management is sponsoring a freezer subsidy program that offers campus labs an opportunity to save money while becoming more energy efficient.

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Green Labs Fair

empowering the campus and community to create a sustainable future

UC San Diego strives to find solutions that help protect our planet. Explore what we’re doing and how you can get involved.

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Go Green!

Green Your Lab

The Green Labs program helps laboratories reduce their footprints without compromising research quality or safety while improving efficiency.

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Green Your Office

The Green Office Certification program helps campus offices promote resource conservation and recognizes their leadership in sustainability.

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Virtual Sustainability Tour

Electric Vehicle Lease/Sales Offers

Take advantage of exclusive UC San Diego lease and sales offers on BMW, Ford and Mercedes models.

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December 2, 2018

UCSD Project to Repurpose Car Batteries Receives Federal Funding


November 15, 2018

Getting Ready for Sea-Level Rise

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November 8 , 2018

Oceans Have Absorbed 60 Percent More Heat Than Previously Thought