The State Hornet

Sacramento State recognized for successfully reusing waste

State Hornet Staff

May 14, 2014

Reflecting efforts to recycle as much as possible, Sacramento State reuses 83.5 percent of its waste according to the annual State Agency Reporting Center.Each year, Sac State reports its diversion rate, or how much campus waste goes into renewable sources instead of landfills. The campus recorded a...

New program allows students to learn sustainability, environmental issues

A multi-tropic Farming system within STORC uses less than 10 percent of water compared to other farming systems.

Craig Sanders

March 5, 2014

Innovative concepts can form in strange ways.Mike Christensen’s ground-breaking program began with four female engineer students and ended with a trip to Mars.In early fall 2011, Mechanical Engineer Department Chair Susan Holl asked Christensen, the associate vice president for Risk Management Service...