As many of our Residents are approaching the end of their first year experience and venturing towards creating residence in campus apartments and other forms of housing, I would like to help decrease their financial cost through the education and practice of creating homemade remedies. Furthermore, this program has been designed to teach attendants the process of creating homemade household rem...
This program will provide residents a chance to turn old materials into new fashions or utilities. For example I will be showing them how to turn a shirt into a laptop case/tote bag
"There will be a t-shirt tote bag on display. If a resident come with a t-shirt I will give them a step by step "tutorial". If students do not have a t-shirt I'll provide a flyer with visual instructions to take ...
The Resident Advisor will facilitate a program in which the topic of discussion will revolve around a 'sustainable lifestyle.' For this matter the resident advisor will facilitate in 'sustainability bingo' activity to get residents to participate in the movement and more importantly, to have residents become aware of those peers who have joined the movement. Understanding the why or why not wil...
Purpose of this program is to have resident engage in fun and creative ways of using recyclable material. This program will also serve to promote GreenFest and encourage residents to attend. I will put on a short PowerPoint presentation showing residents of the many ways in which other people have used recyclable objects to create artwork or for other creative uses, such as pencil or pen holder...
Bulletin Board. Sustainability.
Come plant some seeds and create a little flower pot for your room. We'll be using water bottles as flower pots, decorating them, and planting flower seeds in the them. Learn the benefits of at home gardening.
Learn why recycling is important, how human waste affects the ecosystems, and learn what you can do to help the environment!
Unleash your inner lean, mean, green machine!!
We will have a plastic bottle drive all month for the residents.
building bird feeders out of recycled water bottles
Learn more about how you can be sustainable in our community!
This program will facilitate friendly competition while educating residents about items that can be recycled.
Come learn the answer to the age old question when it comes to throwing away items: where does this go? Residents will learn how to differentiate between recyclables and nonrecyclables through interactive games , crafts, and handouts.
The resident advisor will host and facilitate a small recyclemania for the hall that will begin in early January. Throughout the month there will be a 'go green, think green' initiative for all residents where we will outline the importance of recycling and reducing our impact on the world through the ways in which we dispose of our garbage.
Each group will consist of each room in the hall, ...
Immerse yourself in the winter spirit by coming by to the Oban Poolhouse. Think out of the box. Take your trash out of the box and make your own UCR coaster and upcycled art with recycled material like magazines as you sip on some hot cocoa from a DIY cocoa pop. Be sustainable and bring your own cup!
Stay chic while being sustainable! Do you have any old shirts you want to get rid of? How about tranforming them into a bag instead! Come to the StoneHaven Lounge and learn how you can change an old t-shirt into something usable. Also learn of ways that you can be sustainable around your apartment from the Office of Sustainability!
This program will be teaching residents about what is considered trash or recycling. I will be using a program kit provided by Laura.
In order to encourage residents to participate I will split the room into two teams. The team sizes will depend on the number of residents who attend. All participant will be rewarded with pizza at the end and the team who wins the competition will get to ea...
I will decorate a board on both sides of the hall displaying statistics about plastic around the world.
This program will feature a variety of important information on how residents can live sustainably. I will provide them with a variety of tips as well as information on the current drought in California and other effects of our lack of sustainability. To help "green" their rooms, residents will be able to plant a small plant in a recycled cup or bottle, and then decorate it. There will be pizza...
As winter is hitting its peak and Christmas is over, it's time to start cleaning out your closets again and donating your old clothes! Stop by the leasing office and drop off your old items and clothes and we will donate them to the local Goodwill
Are you about to throw that old shirt or donate it? Don't waste your money buying a new one, bring your old clothes to this program and bring them back to life and tie dye them!
Unleash your creative and sustainable side, and save your clothes from the trash can! Refreshments will be provided.