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60's Drive In Movie Night


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!


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


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


Thu, Feb 13, 2014 6:00 PM

Come learn new ways to reuse and repurpose household items!

Sustainable Garden-Planting with Recyclables


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!


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Sun, Sep 01, 2013 4:32 PM

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

Tie Dye Party!!!


Mon, Aug 19, 2013 6:30 PM

I plan on having residents come out to tie dye their shirts and to bring any old t-shirts they may have to DIY them to make them reusable. I will also provide resources for recycling and ways to be more eco friendly.

Pinterest Party


Tue, May 14, 2013 8:00 PM

Love to decorate, be creative, and recycle all at the same time? Come join the Bonita/Sol staff in the Bonita study room for our Pinterest party (we'll even supply all the materials!)

Waste Reduction


Sat, May 18, 2013 8:00 AM

A recycling competition in which quads/clusters compete to recycle the most in a week, winning quad/cluster wina a reusable bag!

Swap Meet Study Break

My residents will be encouraged to take a break from studying for final exams and check out/swap stuff at the Swap Meet!