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A quick guide to Xavier Schools environmental policies

xs_newsletter2016This year Xavier School responds to the Pope’s Encyclical, Laudato Si, the call to Care for the home God has blessed us with, and the call for a simple lifestyle.

Schedule of Earth Week 2016 Events

Earth Day 2016 poster  11x17April 13, 2016, Wednesday,  7:00-8:15 pm  The DeNaples Center Ballroom(407)  Spring Sustainability Symposium.  60 minute presentation and panel discussion   Topic for the evening:  “Climate Change, A Time for Change”.

Move-Out Waste Diversion

Campisi-360x480SCU understand that Finals Week can be stressful and hectic. We have implemented programs to provide easy options for responsible recycling and donations.

In the last five years, students have diverted over 25 tons of material during the move-out process. Our individual actions to sort our stuff during move-out not only help to reduce our impact on the environment, but also help SCU to save money in landfill fees! Scroll through the categories below and check out the maps of your residence hall (alphabetically) to learn what to do with all your stuff as you pack up for the summer.

University Social Responsibility: Construction of knowledge and training of professionals for a sustainable society

unisinosThe concept of a University Social Responsibility (USR) is being largely adopted by the Association of Universities Entrusted to the Society of Jesus in Latin America (AUSJAL) and was inspired by the contributions of François Vallayes.

It means “the capacity and effectiveness of the University in meeting the needs of transformation of the society in which it is inserted through the exercise of its essential functions. Teaching, research, extension and internal management These functions should be encouraged by search for the promotion of justice, solidarity and social equity, through the construction of well sucedidas to meet the challenges involved in promoting sustainable human development responses. “