Tags / 

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!

Recycle Riot


Wed, May 01, 2013 8:34 PM

Residents can compete to recycle the most to win their apartment a pizza party! Going Green!

A2W Spring Cleaning: Make Storage Boxes


Tue, Apr 23, 2013 8:00 PM

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.

Save the World

Learn what happens after you throw your trash away, how to compost and recycle correctly, and more!

5 Ways to Help the Planet


Wed, Nov 07, 2012 12:09 PM

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.

Celebrate Earth Day


Mon, Apr 22, 2013 11:00 AM

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!

Green Your Tea


Sat, Apr 20, 2013 8:00 AM

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.

Earth Day "Little Things You Can do to Make a Difference"


Wed, Apr 03, 2013 12:00 PM

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.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!


Mon, Apr 22, 2013 11:00 AM

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.

Recycle For Life


Mon, Mar 18, 2013 12:37 PM

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.