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Friday: Planet 


Recycling is one of the best ways for you to have a positive impact in our planet. 

Recycling reduces the need for raw material, uses less energy, and helps to preserve natural resources for future generation.

Click here to check out our committee member, Vanessa's blog post on recycling basics. 

Alternative Transportation 

 Alternative Transportation is a great way to reduce carbon and greenhouse gas emissions .

Click here to check out Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) website and learn more about their services. 

UCR is partnered with RTA and provides students, faculty and staff who have a UCR R'Card free access to public transportation.

Sustainable Energy 

Sustainable energy sources such as solar energy, wind energy, hydropower, geothermal, and biomass energy, helps reduce carbon and greenhouse gases produced by fossil fuels. 

Reducing energy consumption helps to create less demand for fossil fuels . When one consumes less energy, it  reduces the amount of fossil fuels being extracted.  


By taking steps to reduce your energy consumption, you can contribute to a creating a better tomorrow.


Innovation can help create unique solutions to our climate crisis. 

Click here to check out Business Insider's Top 10 inventions that are helping save the planet. 

Have any great sustainable ideas? Apply for one of our green grants here


Fridays For Future

Join the online protest by taking a picture of yourself holding a strike sign.


You can be alone or with friends or relatives, at home or outside.


Do what feels the most safe and comfortable to you.


Then, post your pictures online using



#FridaysForFuture is a movement that began in August 2018 by Greta Thunberg.


She peacefully sat in front of the Swedish parliament every Friday to protest against the lack of action on the climate crisis.


Now, it is a global movement. 

How to Join the Movement

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