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Santa Monica College|Academic Affairs|Sustainability at SMC|Workshop Member Resources

Workshop Member Resources

Sustainable works

Phone: 310.458.8716
Address: 1744 Pearl Street SM CA 90405 (Center for Environmental and Urban Studies) 

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Welcome to the Student Sustainability Workshops!


Community Service

Workshop Members must complete 3 hours of community service with an organization on the community service list provided by Sustainable Works by the final week of the workshops. Please print the Community Service Form below and have the organizer of the event sign it.

Community Service Website

Community Service Form (blank)


Click a chapter to download

Introduction Chapter 

Water Chapter

Energy Chapter​

Waste Chapter​

Other Resources

Workshop Schedule​​​ - you can miss and make up one meeting by attending another workshop the same week at one of the listed times.

"Before" Student Sustainability Survey


Weekly Reading and Homework

Week #1: Introduction - Read Introduction and Water Chapters, Complete Sustainability "Before" Survey​  and write down results from the Ecological Footprint Quiz (Please read Introduction chapter before completing survey)

Week #2: Water - Implement Water Solutions, Read Energy Chapter

Week #3: Energy - Implement Energy Solutions, Read Waste Chapter

Week #4: Waste  - Implement Waste Solutions, Read Chemicals Chapter

Week #5: Chemicals  - Implement Chemicals Solutions, Read Transportation Chapter,

Look up a personal care product on the Environmental Working Group "Skin Deep" Database

Week #6: Transportation  - Implement Transportation Solutions, Read Shopping/Food Chapter

Week #7: Shopping/Food  - Implement Shop/Food Solutions. Complete Sustainability "After" Survey to see how you've improved.

Week #8: Wrap Up - DUE: Completed signed Community Service Form and any make-up assignments.