Clubs & Organizations

The following student clubs and organizations have self-identified as groups that focus on exploring or promoting some aspect of sustainability. 

Here is a list of sustainability-related clubs at CSULB. Visit Events & Orgs for more details and to check if they are currently active.  

Please note that while some of these clubs may not currently be active, you can express your interest in reactivating them by contacting the Student Life & Development Office.  

Students aims to act against the negative impacts of climate change and carbon pollution on society. 

The CSULB Environmental Science & Policy Club spreads awareness, education, and appreciation of the environment in conjunction with promoting sustainability on and off campus.

Meetings: Every Monday 1:00 PM| LA5 room 150

Students who want to work with the campus Grounds team and Sustainability to promote healthier land management practices within campus grounds and increase native plant presence.


Sustain U is an ad hoc committee that focuses on creating an awareness of sustainability throughout the Associated Students Inc. (ASI), the University Student Union (USU), and the University as a whole. Sustain U members include students, often elected student leaders, and full-time staff members representing the various functions of ASI/USU. Student membership in Sustain U or even intermittent attendance at our meetings remains open to anyone interested. Learn more.

Thrift Club promotes the affordable and environmentally friendly alternative of buying clothing, accessories, and more. As college students dealing with financial stress, the Thrift Club allows people to explore and discuss cheap alternatives compared to the expensive items in the mass market.

The mission of the “Trash Talkers” educational program is to get students that utilize the USU dining areas to become aware of the Compost Happens program and participate in composting efforts in the Student Union. Students interested in becoming “Trash Talkers” are trained by the USU Sustainability Assistants to educate students, staff, and faculty dining in the USU about composting and recycling and inform them about the university’s Zero Waste goal. Learn more.

California State University Long Beach's Students for Justice in Palestine is an organization made up by students, faculty members, staffs, and community members devoted to promote justice in Palestine. "Seeking a Sustainable Solution"

The Water Resources Student Association operates exclusively to the following purposes: to promote and inspire the enrichment of water resource applications, focusing on improving the knowledge of and practice of sustainability, water conveyance systems, water-related technologies, and appreciation of water sources.


Currently Inactive. This is an intersectional animal rights group advocating for animal, human, and earth liberation. It brings together students who aim to provide information and resources to those who are interested in veganism, animal rights, and liberation activism.

Currently Inactive.The Geography Student Association finds events and programming that suits geography major/minor students including lectures, land restoration projects, networking events, cultural dinners and more. We welcome Geography majors, minors, certificates, and those simply interested!

Currently Inactive. The Marine Biology Student Association is a student run organization where people interested in marine life and science can come together and form a like-minded and passionate cohort. Members are not only encouraged to discuss current events in marine biology but also to make friends and socialize through off campus events like beach clean ups and local snorkeling trips.

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