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Earth Day


Mon, Apr 01, 2013 1:53 PM

do your part, ideas of how to contribute

Springtime Crafts!


Fri, Mar 01, 2013 7:30 PM

Come learn how to make art from water bottles!

Recycling competition


Mon, Apr 22, 2013 5:00 PM

buildings fill bins with recyclable stuff, build with the most filled wins!

Don't be a Waster!


Sat, Feb 16, 2013 12:43 PM

Learn more about the Zero Waste movement here on campus and learn what you can do to help reduce waste!

Clothing Swap


Sat, Jan 26, 2013 12:00 PM

CA Alex Rae Cooper and CA Kyle Behrens put on a free clothing exchange for residents. Residents were able to bring their gently used clothes and trade them for something new.

Wear Green, Go Green!


Sun, Mar 17, 2013 7:50 PM

A passive program that explains the St. Patrick's tradition of wearing green, as well as promoting environmental awareness.

Under The Sea


Tue, Feb 12, 2013 11:28 PM

Let's take the Village SUB-LEVEL for some sea-worthy knowledge and some fun that is sure to cause the residents to go overboard in making a difference in sustaining our oceans ;)!!

Recycling Tips


Mon, Feb 04, 2013 4:01 PM

*Make flyers with commonly mis-recycled items (e.g. pizza boxes) and how to do so properly
*Get water usage for Descartes to post around sinks and in shower to try to encourage conservation
*Info about composting (e.g. hot vs cold), especially since Dorms will be receiving new compost bins



Sun, Jan 06, 2013 3:23 PM

Don't forget to recycle cans and bottles!

Galaxy Gear


Sun, Nov 04, 2012 2:00 PM

Wing exclusive craft event for my residents. We will recycle/update old clothing with a fun space-print.

Captain Planet Continuation

Thu, Nov 01, 2012 8:34 PM

On going competition encouraging resident to recycle and gain a sense a pride from doing so.

T-Shirts to Scarves!


Wed, Oct 17, 2012 8:00 PM

Have old t-shirts lying around?! Turn them into a new scarf for the upcoming winter season!

Where's Recycling?


Mon, Oct 01, 2012 7:00 AM

Grab a flyer, or ask your CA about recycling in the community!

DVD Drive!


Sun, Sep 02, 2012 5:30 AM

Recycle your unwanted DVD's and help us create a Millennium and Bloom DVD library by donating your used and unwanted DVD's to either office the entire month of September.

To Dye or Not to Dye

CA Alex Rae Cooper and CA Christian Lesko put on a program of tie dye! It was held in the open area behind Sunset at 2:00pm on Saturday. There was free pizza, cookies and ice cold water provided for the residents. Residents were informed to bring their own items to add some color to and spice up. It was a free event that was created to bring people together on a bright and sunny day and have fun!

Recycle Riot


Sun, Sep 09, 2012 5:00 AM

Residents will recycle for two weeks. They will show us their bags before they dispose so we can keep track. The apartment with the most recycled items will win a pizza party.

How to go green in your apartment!


Fri, Sep 14, 2012 6:00 AM

Two CA's will get together and collaborate to create a pamphlet on how to stay and or go green in your apartment. We want our residents to GO Green with us and encourage them to recycle in their apartment!

DIY Workout t-shirt


Tue, Sep 04, 2012 2:00 PM

Bring your own old t-shirt that you don’t wear anymore to the clubhouse and learn how to turn it into a workout t-shirt!

Paper Towel Challenge!

Did you know that UCSC Santa Cruz will be "zero waste" by 2020? Do you know part of what is making this so difficult? 34.1% of all of Merrill's waste goes to the landfill --just from used paper towels--.

I challenge the Outdoor Floor to quarter our paper towel waste in two weeks.

How? If everyone simply brings their own cloth hand towel to the bathroom and uses that to dry, we can ...

DIY Workout T-shirt


Thu, Aug 09, 2012 3:00 PM

Bring your own old t-shirts that you're too embarrassed to wear in public to the office and I'll show you how to turn them into workout tank tops.