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Environmental senate



Environmental Senate

Spring 2012

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Environmental Senate

This green committee is meant to lead RCC to be clean and green as aligned with the goals of the city of Riverside. With the help of committed individuals we can revamp the college to adopt more innovative and sustainable methods.


Thursdays 3:00-3:30 pm

Conference Rm. - Student Gov. Build.

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City Goal: Promote Riverside as a Solar City by installing 20 MW of

local photovoltaic installations by 2020.

City Goal: Based on 2006 reports, reduce the City’s base electrical

load by 10% by 2012 and reduce the City’s peak electrical

load by 20% by 2020.

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City Goal: Reduce water usage by 20% by 2020.

City Goal: Increase the use of recycled water usage by

30% by 2020, based on the 2008 baseline.

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City Goal: Implement programs to reduce waste, based on the 2007 per capita baseline, by 75% by 2020.

City Goal: Implement educational programs throughout the community to encourage green practices.

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City Goal: Provide incentives to increase green development

throughout Riverside annually.

City Goal: Apply urban planning principles that encourage high density, mixed use, walkable/ bike-able neighborhoods, and coordinate land-use and transportation with open space systems.

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Urban Nature

City Goal: Increase the City’s Urban Forest.

City Goal: Plant at least 1,000 trees in City parks and right-of-ways annually.