As a service to employees, OP Staff Assembly has gathered the following resources to help you lead a sustainable life. In addition we have included information about sustainability in the University of California system.
If you have a suggested resource to add to this page, please email the OP Staff Assembly or submit feedback.
Use 511.org to help you plan a trip or track when the next bus, streetcar or BART train will arrive. Included on this site are all San Francisco Bay Area county transit agencies. Download Routsey to your mobile device for BART and MUNI for similar information.
Bike East Bay Link
Bike East Bay promotes healthy, sustainable communities by making bicycling safe, fun and accessible.
California Institute of Water Resources Link
The mission of the California Institute for Water Resources is to integrate California's research, extension, and education programs to develop research-based solutions to water resource challenges. California Institute of Water Resources is part of UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Commuter benefits offered at UCOP Link
The pre-tax commuter benefits program allows eligible UCOP employees to set aside up to the limit set by the IRS on a pre-tax basis for commuter transportation and parking expenses.
Food Observer Link
UC Food Observer is your daily selection of must-read news on food policy, nutrition, agriculture and more, curated by the University of California as part of its UC Global Food Initiative.
Full Belly Farm Link
Full Belly Farm is a 350-acre certified organic farm located in the beautiful Capay Valley of Northern California, north of Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay area. Sign up for the Easy Bay CSA, and pick up your organic produce from the Franklin Building.
Mosaic Solar rebates PDF
Receive a $1,000 rebate to put solar on your home. For more information, please go to http://homesolar.joinmosaic.com/uc/. Website may not load properly if you are using Internet Explorer.
Nissan Leaf discounts PDF
As an employee of the University of California, you can save money on your purchase of a Nissan Leaf. Use your UCOP email for this discount.
Nutrition Policy Institute Link
NPI brings together experts from throughout the University of California system to share, synthesize, develop and collaborate on nutrition policy research, particularly related to food insecurity, prevention of obesity and diabetes and the promotion of physical activity and wellness. The Nutrition Policy Institute is part of UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Records Management at UCOP Link
Review the UC Records Retention Schedule and other resources found here, before you toss or scan any work-related records, or contact UCOP’s Records Manager.
Recycle Where? Link
Recycle Where? is a collaboration amongst local Bay Area governmental agencies. The goal of Recycle Where? is to reduce waste by providing accurate information about recycling, reuse, and proper disposal options for residents and businesses without regard to traditional municipal boundaries.
Riverside Transit Link
This site will help you plan a trip or find maps and schedules within Riverside County. For your mobile device, download the app IE511 to track real time traffic and plan a trip.
Riverside Trash & Recycling Link
Find links for residential and business recycling and disposal within the city of Riverside, including bulky pick-up, e-waste and composting.
Ridesharing to Oakland offices Link
Through the Building & Administrative Service Center, carpool with your coworkers. Employees are arranging these rides voluntarily and at their own convenience and risk.
SF Environment Link
The San Francisco Department of the Environment (SF Environment) creates visionary policies and innovative programs that promote social equity, protect human health, and lead the way toward a sustainable future.
StopWaste is a public agency responsible for reducing the waste stream in Alameda County. They help local businesses, schools and residents reduce waste through source reduction and recycling, market development, technical assistance, and public education
Sustainability at the University of California Link
UC's robust sustainability program covers all ten campuses and five medical centers. The systemwide programs are driven by a nationally-recognized comprehensive sustainability policy and leading-edge presidential initiatives.
UC Natural Reserve System Link
The UC Natural Reserve System is a network of protected natural areas throughout California. Its 39 sites include more than 756,000 acres, making it the largest university-administered reserve system in the world. The UC Natural Reserve System is a department of UCOP.