Highlighting Sustainability

An organized research unit housed in the School of Public Policy and Development (SPPD), the Center for Sustainable Cities focuses on...

Did You Know?

USC Recycled almost 4,000 Tons of Refuse in 2009.

On average, 33% of the materials found in trash cans, dumpsters, and bins on campus are eventually recovered and recycled.

When it comes to construction and debris, 69% of the 560 tons created on our campuses in 2009 is completely recycled. Furthermore, 630 tons of materials are recovered and recycled in dedicated recycling bins. This is about 8% of the total waste stream, which totaled more than 7,700 tons in 09'.