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.
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!)
A recycling competition in which quads/clusters compete to recycle the most in a week, winning quad/cluster wina a reusable bag!
My residents will be encouraged to take a break from studying for final exams and check out/swap stuff at the Swap Meet!
Residents can compete to recycle the most to win their apartment a pizza party! Going Green!
In light of sustainable living this program will give residents a chance to recycle boxes and creatively make them into beautiful storage boxes for their rooms. These boxes will help them keep organized and will keep the boxes from going into the trash.
Learn what happens after you throw your trash away, how to compost and recycle correctly, and more!
This is a passive event which means that it is simply a poster meant to teach people who walk by about something. In this case, the poster will teach students of ways in which they can do their part in helping the environment.
We will be hosting an event in the clubhouse to celebrate earth day! We are inviting residents to the office to create upcycled candle holders out out recycled items! Light refreshments will be provided to all residents!
Materials will be provided to students to make their own tea bags. This is a great way to show that ordinary household items can be reused and used to make new things. Along with this, pamphlets will be passed out that talk about sustainability here in Riverside.
I posted fliers in each study lounge informing residents about Earth Day (April 22nd). These fliers included easy ideas that residents could easily do like recycle more, reusing and saving power.
For this program, I will institute a recycling bin and trash bin to promote Earth Day and how students are able to make a difference in saving the planet.
We set up collection bins for cans and plastic bottles. Iowa has 5 cent deposits. We will turn in the cans and bottles for donation to Hawks Ridge Relay For Life fund.
Sustainability passive on how to reuse, reduce and recycle while still being able to decorate ones space in the Residence Halls.
do your part, ideas of how to contribute
Come learn how to make art from water bottles!
buildings fill bins with recyclable stuff, build with the most filled wins!
Learn more about the Zero Waste movement here on campus and learn what you can do to help reduce waste!
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.
A passive program that explains the St. Patrick's tradition of wearing green, as well as promoting environmental awareness.