The University of California, Santa Barbara is committed to taking actions today for a better tomorrow.

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Academics
47% of Departments offer at least one course related to sustainability

 

 


Water
Potable water decreased 21% in 2013/2014 compared to the previous year

 

 


Built Environment
UCSB has over 2 Million square feet of building space certified under the LEED rating system

 

 


Climate Change
Achieved 2014 GHG Reduction Target (2000 Levels)

 

 

Climate ActionCommunity Partnerships
At least 6 ongoing sustainability programs which partner with the community

 

 


Economic Sustainability
TGIF and Coastal Fund give students the opportunity to learn about grant-making and to be their own funders

 

 


Food
41% of all food purchases for the dining commons are locally grown or distributed

 

 


Landscape and Biotic Environment
Our landscapes filter stormwater

 

 


Purchasing
All equipment purchased is Energy Star (when an Energy Star option is available)

 

 


Social Equity
At least 6 ongoing sustainability programs which partner with the community

 

 


Transportation
10 Miles of Class 1 Bike Paths.

 

 

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Waste
70% Waste Diversion Rate.

 

 


Suggestions
What else do you think UCSB should be doing to be more sustainable?