The purpose of this program is to present residents with an opportunity to actively turn items that they thought were trash into valuable door decorations. Over the course of a week, the community will be collecting bottles and newspaper, which can be stored in bins in our study lounge. On the day of the program, residents will be allowed to use bottles, newspaper, tape, a hot glue gun, and pai...
students will be able to learn how to make an old shirt into a bag and decorate it. :)
As world population logistically increases, the necessity for more homes increases. Because of this, big-time businesses clear land for homes, uprooting trees and plants in the process. Therefore, going green is a strong initiative that we should all partake in. This program will provide the residents with soil and succulents for planting and decorative purposes. To layer on the lesson of susta...
This will be a passive program around Foodworx and Sixth Market that will help students decide where to put their waste. Currently, there are trash cans available with a very general outline of what goes where. This program aims to simplify that and make it more applicable to Foodworx and Sixth Market products especially since Foodworx is unlike other dining halls.
Have you ever wondered what happens when you don't take that extra step towards recycling properly? Take some time out of your day to learn about the types of things that go wrong when we ignore our responsibility to live a sustainable lifestyle.
Come learn how to repurpose old T-shirts and water bottles into super-convenient tote bags and super cute piggy-banks.
Did you know that regular store bought air fresheners are harmful for the environment? Did you also know that you can make your own homemade air freshener? Come meet people from a different hall and learn how to make your very own air freshener while learning about sustainability! Oh, and yes, you can take it home :)
Most people don't consider the amount of years it takes for trash to decompose, but if they were to really think about it, the numbers would be sure to surprise them. Who knew it took 1,000 years for a trash bag to decompose?! I surely didn't!
Join us for a community Give + Take! Drop off unwanted clothes, toys, dishes, books, and other household items between the hours of 10AM and 12PM. Then take what you need from the donation pile between the hours of 12PM an 2PM. You don't need to donate in order to receive!!
Ever wondered how you can save the world? Come one step closer to that goal as we decorate our own sustainable bags and find ways to use those bags to limit waste!
I learned about the Recycling game during Student Staff Training Fall 2014. I will gather items from my personal use throughout the week that can either be recycled, composted, or thrown in the trash. Items will vary from water bottles, plastic forks, paper napkins, paper with paint residue, a toothpick, and more.
This program focuses on informing residents on what can and cannot be recycled, as well as provides the importance of recycling. This program is a fun and interactive because residents can come and decorate a trashcan to keep for their rooms since only a recycling bin is provided upon moving in. We will also have residents participate in a hands-on "quiz" where they will show us what common hou...
Come to the D2W lounge for free pizookies, all you'll need will be (3) different types of sustainable reyclables. Bottles, compost, anything of the sort will be collected & will be shown on how to properly sort which items
How to participate in making the campus better economically and environmental wise. We talked on how we as students can make an impact , just on separating trash from recycle and also composting. Alec, the R.S.A came and talked and explained how we can make a difference by doing all that and also participating on Meatless Mondays and how that makes such an impact environment wise.How our actio...
To educate the silly masses about what is appropriate for dumpster recycle disposal I will set up a booth near the dumpsters with clearly outlined rules about what goes where. Furthermore highlighting that many items that they would think to dispose of can in fact be donated to the DAV bins. Residents will ideally gain a long term knowledge about what is acceptable and not acceptable to recycle...
Learn about water conservation while eating delicious food, participating in an awesome obstacle course, and maybe planting a plant or two! Free event!
Lets do it again! Come to the clubhouse to revamp those dingy old shirts into a great tye-dye version. We will provide the dye, rubber bands, design templates, and a few shirts! We loved ours, and we know you will love yours too!
Come learn all about Earth Day while decorating your own mason jar out of recycled materials!
This program was provisioned by a resident in Montañas with a strong love for the environment. Learn different ways to reuse the plastic that you already have and ways to prevent buying more in the future!
Residents bring their own recycled/reused bottles to program. I provide colored sand that they can put into their bottles and make colored sand art.