There are many ways to get involved with sustainaiblity at SMC.
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Eco Action Club
We raise awareness about sustainability issues on campus, host events and perform environmental research projects. Meets Thursdays @ 11:15 @ CEUS – 1744 Pearl St.
Facebook: SMC Eco Action
SMC Bike Club
Building campus bike culture, teaching repair and safety skills, leading group rides, repairing students’ bikes, and supporting bike initiatives.
Meets Thursdays 11:15am @ Bike Lot on Pearl St.
Facebook: SMC Bike Club
Manages the Organic Learning Garden on campus and teaches students how to grow their own food. Meets Tuesdays 11:15 @ Organic Learning Garden
Facebook: SMC Garden
Plastic Free SMC
Works on initiatives to reduce disposable plastics on campus. Meets Thursdays 11:15 @ CEUS — 1744 Pearl St.
Facebook: Plastic Free SMC
Corsairs for Animal Rights & Ethics promotes humane treatment of animals and advocates for more vegetarian and vegan food choices on campus. Meets Tuesdays 11:15 @ LA 217
Facebook: SMC CARE Club
Center for Environmental and Urban Studies
As the hub of campus sustainability, this renovated Center is a model of green design and materials. It houses a library of eco books and DVDs, is a meeting place for eco - clubs and the Student Greening Workshops and provides student jobs through Federal Work Study, Student Help, and Internships.
1744 Pearl Street. 310-434-3909,
SMC Center for Environmental and Urban Studies
Student Greening Workshop
An 8-week workshop offered by many professors as extra credit. Covers issues and solutions in the areas of Water, Energy, Waste, Chemicals, Transportation, Food & Shopping. Includes field trips, films, peer to peer education, and opportunities for leadership.
Sustainable Technologies Certificates
Get high quality training, on-the-job experience, an industry recognized certificate, and job placement assistance in the green collar economy. Certificates can be earned in one semester!
Solar Photovoltaic: Provides skills necessary to place and advance in the solar energy industry, and a holistic perspective on the role of solar power in a changing global economy and climate. Prepares students for entry level NABCEP exam.
Energy Efficiency: Learn to provide analyses and recommendation to increase energy efficiency in residential, and commercial settings.
Recycling & Resource Management: Learn the skills to help individuals, communities, and businesses reduce waste, save money, and operate more efficiently.