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Creating synergistic benefits to social, ecologic, and economic systems through accessible, high-quality education for all.

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Confused about EV Charging?  Looking for a way to make your campus more sustainable?  Click the links below to access answers to our frequently asked questions!

District Sustainability Progress

The District has multiple sustainability goals across the energy, waste, and water nexus. Progress towards these goals is measured on an annual basis to celebrate our successes and identify areas of improvement. 

Click on a graphic below to learn more about the specific goal and our progress towards achieving it.

Energy. Goal: Achieve Zero Net Energy by 2050. Progress: 5% of District energy consumption offset by on-site renewable energy production

Environmental Justice

As a community college district, SMCCCD strives to increase access to educational resources and empower students to become decision-makers for equitable climate change solutions. Understanding and applying environmental justice principles is critical to that mission.

Campus as a Living Lab

Embracing an active learning environment, students partner with  staff and faculty to gain hands-on experience solving sustainability issues. See how you can bring hands-on sustainability learning to your classroom.  mmmmm  mmmmmm mmmmmm

Current Projects Page

From District emissions inventories to campus engagement events, the SMCCCD Sustainability Team is active in many different parts of the District community.

Click the icon to check out our Projects page and see what we are up to now!

Meet the Team Page

The Sustainability Team is a lively bunch of driven individuals passionate about realizing sustainable change at SMCCCD through student, staff, and faculty engagement.

Click the icon to meet the team!

Sustainability Programs Page

The Sustainability Team approaches sustainable change-making across nine different programs ranging from curriculum integration to global climate action.

Click the icon to see our areas of focus and learn more about sustainability in higher education!

Get Involved Page

Want to take part in sustainability change-making at SMCCCD? Interested in incorporating sustainability projects and learning into your curriculum? Looking for an internship in sustainability?

Click the icon to see how you can get involved!

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