PGC 2013 presents a unique opportunity for students to work alongside eco-experts, industry leaders, businesses and non-profit organizations, as well as peers, faculty and staff in developing impactful sustainability initiatives on campus. Grow as global citizens and compete to win eco-prizes!
Jun 25, 2013
Jun 21, 2013
A research study by the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston looked at over 116,000 women to determine pollution exposure during pregnancy. Certain chemicals and pollutants were linked to heightened risk for the neurodevelopmental disease that affects one in 50 U.S. schoolchildren.
Jun 10, 2013
Discover what you can do to help reduce your waste via reducing, reusing, and recycling on the EPA's "What you Can Do" guide. Search by season or by subject, with topics ranging from composting to electronics recycling (eCycling).
Jun 5, 2013
In his newest book, Growing Food in Hotter, Drier Land: Lessons from Desert Farmers on Adapting to Climate Uncertainty, Gary Nabhan shares how to harvest water and nutrients, select drought-tolerant plants, and create natural diversity in an ever-changing climate.
May 31, 2013
At the University of Utah, researchers from disciplines as varied as pulmonary medicine, chemical engineering, and atmospheric sciences are working together to understand and improve Utah’s air.
May 28, 2013
Interested in bird identification and conservation? The Audubon Society has released its online guide to North American Birds. The guide features over 800 species of birds in 22 Orders and 74 families.
May 21, 2013
Is your business environmentally and economically sustainable? If so, you could join the approximate 100 members in Salt Lake City's e2 Business program!
May 14, 2013
May is National Bike Month, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists, and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. A new step-by-step guide created by the League of American Bicyclists helps you create a successful Bike Month event in your community, workplace, city, or state.
May 7, 2013
Interested in starting or improving your home garden? USU Cooperative Extension recently released "A Guide to Common Gardening Questions," co-written by Katie Wagner, Shawn Olsen and Dan Drost. It is already in its second printing after 1,000 copies were sold or distributed.
The Slow the Flow Water Check Program offers free sprinkler system evaluations and educational materials to homeowners in Salt Lake, Utah, Wasatch, Duchesne, Uintah, Sanpete, Piute and portions of Summit, Juab and Garfield counties. The program is co-sponsored by USU Extension and begins May 15.