End Plastic Pollution is the global theme for Earth Day 2018. According to a World Economic Forum report, it is estimated that our oceans are polluted with 8 million tons of plastic every year, which is the equivalent of one garbage truck emptying in to the ocean every minute. By 2030, this rate is projected to increase to four trucks every minute if we continue as business-as-usual. Please consider taking our Pledge to End Plastic Pollution. By doing so, you are helping to preserve the natural resources of our common home for future generations.
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Creighton University is among the more than 70 Jesuit schools, parishes, communities and organizations across the nation committing themselves to an unprecedented campaign to help reduce climate change which disproportionally impacts the poor and vulnerable. As part of the Ignatian PeaceAction, students from Jesuit schools, parishioners from Jesuit churches and Jesuit communities have committed to pray and act on climate change issues with a particular emphasis on mitigating the negative effects of climate change on the poor.
On October 4, 2013, Fr. Timothy Lannon SJ signed the St. Francis Pledge to Protect Creation and the Poor, an initiative of the Catholic Coalition on Climate Change.
MetrO! Rideshare is a free, quick and secure service that connects commuters throughout the Metropolitan Omaha Region who are interested in carpooling. Simply create a new account and profile and MetrO! Rideshare will automatically search for carpool matches according to your commuting preferences.
We are pleased to announce the opening of The Bike Nest, Creighton’s Co-operative Bike Project. Staffed by students, this shop encourages you to bring in your bike to learn how to do small repairs yourself. The Bike Nest has a limited selection of items, such as tubes and repair kits, but in cases of larger repairs, you’ll need to provide your own supplies (available at local bike shops such as GreenStreet Cycles and the Community Bike Project Omaha).
Zipcar is now located right on campus! With this innovative program, you can reserve a car and check it out for a hour or two, or the whole day. Gas and insurance are included in the low rental fee. It’s a great alternative to having a car on campus!