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D3E Bottle Transformation

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Tue, Apr 29, 2014 8:00 PM

I will provide craft supplies, flower seeds, and potting soil so residents can transform their old bottles into makeshift flower pots. Residents will be instructed to bring empty plastic water bottles and I will also bring a few extra. I will also talk to residents about other ways they can "transform" old items into new ones--clothing, used paper, etc.

Recycle Wars!

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Tue, Jan 28, 2014 8:00 PM

Come decorate boxes for your floor and bring bottles to see who can collect the most!

Keeping it Green for Saint Patrick's Day

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Sun, Mar 23, 2014 12:41 PM

A pamphlet of information that will give some information about recycling and keeping our earth nice and green.

Recycle Challenge

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Mon, Jan 27, 2014 8:00 PM

Residents play a game where they will be asked to separate recyclable items from trash items. Residents that participate and successfully complete the challenge will receive a sustainable prize! We will discuss the importance of sustainable living.

60's Drive In Movie Night

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Sat, Oct 26, 2013 8:00 PM

Residents of Cowell/Stevenson make their own cars out of recyclable materials and bring it to the program for a contest! Then, we watch Grease the movie in the dining hall. The whole night is 60s themed and we will encourage sustainability and recycling

Reuse & Reduce in Style!

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Thu, Feb 20, 2014 7:30 PM

Welcome to 2014 where you no longer have to decide between Paper or Plastic. Luckily for you, we will be giving out reusable grocery bags that you can decorate and make your very own.

A2W Recycle A Valentines Day Gift

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Mon, Feb 10, 2014 8:00 PM

To remain sustainable, residents will be given the opportunity to create valentines day gifts or crafts for them selves using recyclables. The crafts that we will be creating will include vases made of water bottles, decorative boxes made of recycled boxes, and personalized valentines day cards decorated with recycled paper. Photos of the crafts are provided below.

Eco Thursday:Upcycle Your Life

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Thu, Feb 13, 2014 6:00 PM

Come learn new ways to reuse and repurpose household items!

Sustainable Garden-Planting with Recyclables

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Sat, Feb 08, 2014 12:30 PM

Bring your empty soda bottles, milk jugs, shoes boxes and put on your best gardening clothes 'cause we're going to build a sustainable garden!!

We’re going to be:
-Making our own potting soil
-Making Our Own Planting Pots out of Recyclables
-Learning how to maintain your plant

Terrarium Making!

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Sun, Jan 19, 2014 12:09 PM

I worked with Porter Slugs and set up work stations for students to make their own terrarium.

DIY Tile Coasters

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Mon, Feb 10, 2014 3:00 PM

Residents can come down to the office to learn to make gorgeous coasters that can spruce up their apartment on a tiny budget!

Recycled Jewlery

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Wed, Dec 11, 2013 5:30 PM

Make jewelry out of recycled paper and popsicle sticks. Eat the popsicles and then make the bracelets.

Kresge Clothing Swap

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Thu, Dec 05, 2013 7:00 PM

Residents swap clothing during the event, which promotes recycling items in the community. If excess items remain after swap, clothes will be donated. Also, warm beverages will be provided during the swap.

White Elephant Gift Exchange... With a Twist

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Fri, Dec 06, 2013 6:00 PM

Residents of Leonardo House! Join your housemates in an epic white elephant gift exchange for the holidays! The rules are simple: bring a gift, wrap it up, and let the gift trading begin! There's just one twist... no money can be spent in the making of your present! This is a swap meet-style white elephant, where all gifts are items that you already have or can make out things you already have!...

DIY Bleach Tank

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Sat, Dec 07, 2013 12:00 PM

Have an old black shirt that you don't wear anymore? Recycle it and make it a new one!!

Recycle for a Change

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Thu, Dec 06, 2012 12:00 PM

Residents will put anything that is recyclable in bin to think green and help preserve our environment.

Campus Exploration

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Sat, Oct 26, 2013 5:30 PM

Step outdoors and learn the secrets of your college's campus.
Tour of secret spots and hidden gems guided by RA Garrett.

Recycle Day

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Fri, Nov 15, 2013 2:24 PM

Residents monitor what they do everywhere that day throughout the day making a difference for the environment.

Where are the paper towels?

Wondering where are the paper towels went? I can tell you where they went and why they aren't coming back. UCSC's Zero Waste by 2020 is what you need to know. Come grab a FREE hand towel and put your skills to the test on the reuse, reduce, and recycle challenge! Snacks provided!

Battery Recycle

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Sun, Sep 01, 2013 4:32 PM

Created a bin in the office for residents' old batteries for recycling.