​The Sustainability Committee Members have many interests and passions. Below are some member favorite links full of resources, interesting facts, and informative reading. 

Click on the icons and discover some great resources. ​


Favorites of Randy Reed:

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Energy Upgrade California™ is a state initiative to help Californians take action to save energy and conserve natural resources, help reduce demand on the electricity grid, and make informed energy management choices at home and at work. 

To see a great explanation of the program follow the link

This is a NASA JPL link regarding an International Space Station (ISS)  time lapse fly-over.

Shasta College President Joe Wyse just renewed our commitment to the ACUPCC Implementation Guide. As stated in the Executive Summary of the Implementation Guide "the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment1 (ACUPCC) has helped transition the sustainability movement in higher education from a series of isolated projects to a cohesive network of shared best practices, successful solutions, and deep investment in sustainability education for all students. Since 2006, the ACUPCC has grown from 12 founding presidents2 to a network of 665 institutions, representing all 50 States and every institutional demographic that U.S. higher education has to offer. Signatory institutions have completed thousands of projects to reduce energy use, curb greenhouse gas emissions, engage students in deep systems thinking, and save money—demonstrating powerful and necessary leadership for the rest of society."



Favorites of Retired Members:


Determine your carbon footprint; compare it to the U.S. and global averages



The goal of this website is to encourage, inspire and inform people about the benefits of a simpler, less material lifestyle, and the importance of protecting our natural environment as the source of our well-being


Earth Education International 
This link takes you to lists of Sustainable Living Guides and Sustainability Tools


EcoSustainability Links

This is a list of resources and tools on ecology, environment and sustainability


EPA Sustainability Page

EPA efforts in the area of sustainability practices


Solar Living Institute 

The Institute manages the Solar Living Center, a 12-acre renewable energy and sustainable living demonstration site that is visited by 200,000 people annually


 Sustainability - as defined by Wikipedia: The capacity to support, maintain or endure