October 2023 is Sustainability Month at The Beach!

Ready for another greentastic time this fall? Every fall semester, CSULB Sustainability, Sustain U, Sustainable Transportation, and other campus and community partners collaborate to host FREE events throughout October for Sustainability Month. Not only are we be hosting fun and educational virtual events, there will also be a handful of in-person events too!

Don't miss these events that will inspire you to create positive change in the environment and in your community!

For disability-related accommodations, please contact the Bob Murphy Access Center at bmac@csulb.edu or (562) 985-5401 as soon as possible. It is requested that individuals requiring sign language interpreters or alternative format materials notify BMAC at least 72 hours in advance.


Trash Talkers Tabling

Brought to you by: SustainU

Tuesday, October 3, 2023 & Tuesday, October 17, 2023| 2pm - 3pm

Location: USU 2nd floor West Patio

Join us at Sustain U's tabling event where we will be educating students on proper waste management. Did you know that organic materials such as food scraps and yard waste make up a significant portion of our daily waste? When these materials decompose in landfills, they can have negative impacts on the environment.

At Our event, you will learn how to compost, recycle, and dispose of waste correctly to reduce harmful effects. We will also provide interactive games to make the learning

experience fun and engaging. Help us promote a sustainable environment by reducing your overall waste. Stop by and be a part of the solution!



Sustain U Workshop-Carbon Emissions

Brought to you by: SustainU

Tuesday, October 5, 2023 | 2pm - 3pm

Location: USU 205


Saving the Planet One Step at a Time Workshop

Brought to you by: SustainU

Thursday, October 9, 2023 | 2PM- 3pm

Location: USU 205

Attendees: 45

The carbon footprint of an average American household is 48 metric tons of CO2e per year. By making small changes in our daily lives, we can help the environment and ensure a better future for generations to come. Sustain U offers valuable information on carbon emissions and practical tips on how we can reduce our footprint. Join us in taking care of our planet and preserving its beauty for the next generations.




Grow Beach Garden Event

Brought to you by: SustainU

Monday, October 9, 2023 | 3PM- 4 pm

Location: East Friendship Walk

Attendees: 40

Sustain U is organizing an event to teach participants how to grow vegetables in pots, perfect for apartment living. Attendees will receive QR code flyers with information on caring for the seeds, as well as tips and tricks. Additionally, participants will learn about propagating certain produce for even greater benefits. This event aims to inspire people to start their own home gardens, even if they think they don't have enough space.


Student Health and Wellness Fair

Brought to you by:
"Riding the Wave of Wellness"

Thursday, October 11 | 10am-2:30pm

Location: Friendship Walk

Get Involved! Sustainability Fair

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Thursday, October 11 | 11am-1pm 

Location: Central Plant Deck

Pass the Plate: Moroccan Spiced Chickpea Buddha Bow

Brought to you by: Sustain U

Wednesday, October 19 |3- 4pm

Location: ASI Beach Kitchen

Experience the exotic flavors of Morocco with our tantalizing Moroccan Spiced Chickpea Buddha Bowls! It's time to add a little spice and excitement to your life, and what better way than by diving into a bowl filled with the rich and aromatic tastes of this classic Moroccan dish.

Join us at the ASI Beach Kitchen to learn the secrets behind creating this flavorful masterpiece. Sustain U will guide you through each step, ensuring you master the art of combining the perfect blend of spices to tantalize your taste buds.

These Buddha bowls are not only bursting with exotic flavors but are also packed with nutrition. Filled with wholesome ingredients like chickpeas, fresh veggies, and aromatic spices, you'll enjoy a satisfying and healthy meal that will leave you feeling energized and fulfilled.

So why wait? Spice up your life and embark on a culinary adventure with our Moroccan Spiced Chickpea Buddha Bowls. Visit the ASI Beach Kitchen today and get ready to experience the vibrant and mouthwatering flavors of Morocco.


Tour of Hillside Gateway and Parkside North

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Tuesday, October 24 | 10am-12pm


Don't be Mean, Keep the Earth Clean

Brought to you by: SustainU

Thursday, October 26 | 2PM - 3pm

Location: USU 20

Attendees: 45

Join Sustain U in their Reducing Air Pollution workshop and make a difference in combating pollution! Learn about the detrimental effects of overpopulation on our environment and become part of the solution. Gain knowledge on the impact of overpopulation on human health, climate change, and the environment. Gain insights on practical steps that you can take to reduce your carbon footprint. Let's take action and create a cleaner future together!           


Pumpkin Event

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Monday, October 30 | 2PM

USU Southwest Terrace 


Sustainability Month Committee Sponsors & Partners:

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