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October is Sustainability Month at The Beach!

Published September 20, 2019

Pumpkin patches are poppin', the aromas of pumpkin-spiced lates are flowin', and the leaves are droppin', which can only mean one thing… it's time for Sustainability Month (and fall, of course)!

Mark your calendars for some FREE, eco-friendly activities throughout the month of October.

From learning how to live a zero waste lifestyle to crushing ASI's Recycle Wars competition, there are plenty of fun and sustainable events to fill up your calendar this month.

Don’t miss out on these fall-tastic events coming up:

cycling 101Cycling 101

Tuesday, October 8

12pm - 2pm

USU 305

Pedal your way to our Cycling 101 workshop! Learn about the benefits of cycling and enter for the opportunity to win a FREE bicycle and more.

Brought to you by Sustain U


green ridesGreen Rides Expo

Thursday, October 10

11am - 1pm

Friendship Walk

How green is your ride? Find out at the Green Rides Expo, where you can learn about the impacts of transportation on the environment and get information about healthier and more sustainable ways to get around.

Brought to you by Parking & Transportation Services


compostLearn to Compost

Monday, October 14

12pm - 1pm

USU 205

Save your food waste and become a composting pro! Learn how you can easily compost at home and enjoy FREE vegetarian pizza with us!

Brought to you by the Office of Sustainability and Long Beach Environmental Services Bureau


plant a plantPlant-A-Plant

Tuesday, October 22

5pm - 6pm

USU 306

Join us in for the second Plant-A-Plant event of the semester! Plant your very own herbs & vegetables in a DIY macrame holder.

Brought to you by Sustain U, SWRC, and Beach Pride


Climathon Long BeachClimathon: Long Beach

Friday, October 25 - Saturday, October 26
10 am - 10 am
Duncan Anderson Gallery – Department of Design

Climathon is a 24-hour international event that brings together individuals to work collaboratively to come up with innovative ideas for solving local climate challenges. Learn more...

Brought to you by the CSULB Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship


zero waste kitSustainable Lifestyle Habits

Monday, October 28

10:30am - 12:30pm

USU 304

Create good habits this semester by learning how to live sustainably.

Win reusable bags, stainless steel utensils, and more!

Brought to you by Sustain U



Recycle Wars: The Rise of Trash Talkers

October 1 - 30
ASI Recycling Center

Gather your closest jedis and recyclables for this year’s Recycle Wars contest. The student organization who can recycle the most at the end of the month will be championed winners of the recycling galaxy!   

Brought to you by Sustain U and the ASI Recycling Center



Sustainability Month Committee Sponsors & Partners:

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