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Cover Story - August 8, 2012

Taking on the big challenges

Menlo Park native, 27, becomes leader in the green-building movement

by Elena Kadvany

In 2005, a self-described "annoying student advocate" got the University of California at Santa Barbara to replace all of the campus' carpets with "green," environmentally sustainable carpets. She went on to write the entire UC system's first sustainable purchasing policy, transforming the way companies do business with the UCs.

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