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Utilities & Sustainability

Committed to conserving resources to meet campus sustainability goals

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HOUSING * DINING * HOSPITALITY

HDH is constantly working to improve sustainability in dining, catering, zero-waste move-outs, green buildings and more.

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Integrated Procure-to-Pay Solutions

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing is the procurement of items that have minimized or reduced environmental effects. EPP gives preference to environmentally preferred products whenever possible.

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Sustainable Travel

Air travel accounts for over 11% of UC San Diego’s total greenhouse gas emissions. To support the university’s Carbon Neutrality goals, IPPS encourages staff, faculty and students to adopt sustainable travel practices.

Sustainable Travel Guide

Carbon Neutral Last-Mile Delivery

IPPS Logistics 2.0 is working to integrate processes and technologies to provide a robust and sustainable same-day model that will meet or exceed campus clients' expectations.

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SCRIPPS INSTITUTION OF OCEANOGRAPHY

SIO staff, students and faculty formed the "SIO for Sustainability" group to translate Scripps's world-renowned research on climate change, ocean health and global conservation into tangible daily sustainable practices.

Sustainability at Scripps

UNIVERSITY CENTERS

University Centers is guided by UC San Diego’s Principles of Sustainability and is committed to sustainable practices in daily operations and capital improvement projects. Two Price Center restaurants are Green Restaurant Certified and University Centers created the Student Center Garden.

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