Visit a thrift shop to divert clothes from ending up at a landfill and to reduce carbon footprint by straying away from contributing to the negative effects of fast fashion.
After the thrift shop, visit the farm to find local, affordable, and organically grown food!
Residents will be informed about health and mental services available to them on campus and how to practice safe sex. Throughout the program, residents will be making their own reusable mug.
Abha and I chose this program due to the huge amount of toxic waste that is leftover from the fashion/clothing industry. We believed this program would practice sustainability and the need to reuse and recycle clothing. And the clothes that do not get chosen will be donated to the local shelter.
This program will consist of a variety of water themed ideas.
To make residents aware of their daily impact, visual demonstrations will be set up within the event. Various bins and posters will be set out indicating the average amount of water used during activities such as washing dishes, showering, brushing teeth etc. We will ask residents to guess which bins belong to which activity and h...
This program is one week long and is a competition between building K and IJ first floor to see which community can recycle the most bottles/cans within the week. The winning building will be decided by the weight of their total recycled materials
Sustainable living is not just about using less water and recycling plastic water bottles. Waste is a huge problem both for our environment and our individual pockets. We will show residents how to use their every day products Til The Last Drop and recycle the containers. We will educate residents on how to be resourceful and ride things until the wheels fall off. Residents will also have the o...
This event will be in collaboration with the Econauts. Sometimes students get mixed up between recycling vs. landfill cans around campus, so this event will clear that up for them! Residents will participate in a game- The Trash Sort Board. The game is about sorting trash, and learn how to properly dispose, recycle, and compost. In addition, they will be able to decorate their own reusable tote...
I plan on making a bulletin board with some fun facts about pollution that is affecting Earth. I will explain what residents can do to green their room to help heal the planet. There will be a large, informal poster next to our monthly bulletin boards to provide the resident with alternatives to help improve our planet's health. I will also be posting fun facts about "greening" our planet on ea...
This program is one week long and is a competition between building K and IJ first floor to see which community can recycle the most bottles/cans within the week. The winning building will be decided by the weight of their total recycled materials.
Residents celebrate Earth day by creating their own garden in a bottle. It is a great way to get residents to recycle plastic bottles for an environmental use.
Come learn about different ways to be sustainable and eco-friendly. There is so much you can do from the comfort of your own home and at this program you will learn some of the ways you can be sustainable.
1. Where Does It Go?: At this station, there will be different items of trash (or other items representing some of the messy trash) spread out on a table and residents will be able to divi...
To allow for community building through a low maintenance program like arts and crafts while being able to promote safe sex through flyers and tips made by SHOP as well as free condoms. To also promote recycling by upcycling things found around dorm building to make gifts out of (i.e. turning a cup into a flower pot). Allows de-stress for people are worried or burnout from midterm season
Do you know what all can go in the blue can? Put yourself to the test and see if you know what is truly recyclable and what goes in the trash! You can also come and show your creativity by making your own art-piece of recycled materials!
One person's is another person's treasure! Reduce, Reuse, Recycle by giving life to everyday items.
A poster describing how to recycle and reuse products, save energy, paper, gas, and water.
Members from UCI Recycles will come and host a presentation for my residents about sustainability and recycling all while enjoying some delicious pizza.
Join RAs Lisa and Dan in a community-wide Kids Clothing Swap in front of the main office. From the hours of 10AM-12PM, we will be collecting children's clothes and shoes. From the hours of 12PM-2PM, we will be overseeing distribution. Join us to help keep clothing out of the landfill! Save money, save the environment!
I took some residents to the WRAP clothing swap!
Residents will come back in a drop off recyclables in a bin
Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle everyday items to give them new life! One person's trash is another's treasure.