PROPOSAL TO IMPLEMENT A SELECTIVE URBAN SOLID WASTE COLLECTION MODEL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF NOVA XAVANTINA – MT.

According to Brazil’s National Solid Waste Policy (PNRS), established by Law No. 12.305/2010, municipal authorities are responsible for solid waste management, the premise of which is integrated management aimed at reducing waste production, maximizing reuse, recycling materials and disposing of waste in an environmentally appropriate manner, with a view to universalizing services within the municipality. […]

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Lemon Grove Recreation Department Expansion Opportunities: Envisioning New Recreational Offerings in the City of Lemon Grove

The purpose of this report is to propose sustainable ways to expand the recreation services for the City of Lemon Grove, as well as provide sustainable solutions that revitalize existing recreational offerings. Dr. Jennifer Sheppard’s class—RWS 504 Advanced Professional Writing— investigated a wide range of options to be included in this report. Through gathered surveyed […]

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Recreation for Adults Aged 65+ in Lemon Grove

This report addresses the City of Lemon Grove’s goal to better understand the needs of seniors and expand recreation opportunities for senior residents. Part one of this report analyzes data drawn from a class survey performed in Dr. Henrike Blumenfeld’s SLHS 580 Communication Processes and Aging Course. Part two of this report presents data gathered […]

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Active Transportation and Community Involvement in the City of Lemon Grove

This report is based on the compilation of work by students from Dr. Dustin Edwards’ RWS 360 Rhetoric of Sustainability class, which participated in the San Diego State University Sage Project and their partnership with the City of Lemon Grove. The students were tasked with researching and presenting the City of Lemon Grove with a […]

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Policy Proposals for a Sustainable and Equitable Future for San Diego

This detailed report, created as part of the Sage Project’s partnership with the San Diego Urban Sustainability Coalition, presents numerous policies with an aim towards sustainable and equitable development and life for all communities within San Diego County, with a particular focus on residents of Southeast San Diego, a community that is impacted by numerous […]

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Southeast San Diego: A Historical View

As a dedicated nonprofit striving to give communities of concern in Southeast San Diego a voice, the San Diego Urban Sustainability Coalition (SDUSC) partnered with the Sage Project to investigate historical events that led to the current state of inequalities in Southeast San Diego. SDUSC wanted to know more than where the county is now, […]

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Identification of High-Risk Dry Cleaning Sites in San Diego County: Data Collection and Remediation

The goal of this project was to locate and collect site data for all present and historical dry cleaners in San Diego County. Additional data pertained to dry cleaning sites’ responsible parties and operation status. This report pertains to the first phase of this project, which was conducted by students in Environmental Engineering 558: Solid […]

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Identification of High-Risk Dry Cleaning Sites in San Diego County: Spatial Analysis

Hazardous chemicals used in traditional dry-cleaning methods pose a serious threat to population health when spilled or discharged illegally into the environment. Children, the elderly, individuals with certain medical conditions, or those living in disadvantaged communities are at even greater risk. San Diego State University students collaborated with the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control […]

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Reviewing human resources processes through the lens of diversity, equity and inclusion

A student group in Industrial Systems & Engineering was tasked with performing a Human Resources Audit of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Village of Waunakee. After the murder of George Floyd, the Village of Waunakee wanted to do their part to end systemic racism. The Village of Waunakee in Wisconsin is located about 20 […]

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Improving diversity, equity and inclusion communication practices in Waunakee

A Management & Human Resources class analyzed the village of Waunakee’s current communications practice through a diversity, equity, and inclusion lens to evaluate what improvements to make to reach diverse groups of residents. UniverCity Year Contact Info: UniverCityAlliance@wisc.edu […]

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