Joining a Cal Poly club focused on sustainable topics is a great way to get involved, meet new friends, and make a positive impact on our planet. Visit Cal Poly Clubs & Organizations for even more opportunities to get involved on campus!
Garden Club is on campus at Student Experimental Farm (SEF). They promote the benefits of healthy, local, and sustainable food and teach students how to practice sustainable, regenerative, and holistic farming. Garden Club also hosts bi-weekly, socially distanced farm stands where they sell their produce along with chicken eggs, tinctures, kombucha, lotions, soaps, candles, baked goods, and teas.
Green Campus Team
Green Campus is a group of student interns who work under the Facilities Management and Development department. They aim to implement conservation projects, expand educational outreach and marketing, infuse sustainability into curriculum, and empower student leaders and clubs to be more impactful. Learn more.
SunriseSLO is a hub of the larger Sunrise Movement. SunriseSLO aims to bring together young people and build a movement for a Green New Deal, a livable future, and to bring an end to climate change.
Cal Poly Surfrider is committed to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s oceans, beaches, waves, and coastlines. Some of Surfrider’s efforts include organizing beach cleanups with other Cal Poly clubs or local organizations, educating younger generations on plastic pollution, and helping certify local restaurants to be more ocean friendly.
The Real Food Collaborative
The Real Food Collaborative is a student group focused on advocating for, and creating community around, real, local, sustainable, ethical, equitably sourced food for all. During non-Covid times they host community potlucks and volunteer days on the Cal Poly Organic Farm. They also run a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) produce subscription box with produce grown on Cal Poly’s campus.
Empower Poly Coalition
Empower Poly Coalition (EPC) is a group of students passionate about sustainability working together toward community sustainability and social justice goals on Cal Poly’s campus and in the San Luis Obispo community. EPC is open to all students and is always looking for new members and new ideas. Get involved by attending Sustainability Roundtables, joining our: