Tags / 

A2E / Good Planets are Hard to Find / 11/09/2015**


Mon, Nov 09, 2015 3:30 PM

Ever wondered how you can save the world? Come one step closer to that goal as we decorate our own sustainable bags and find ways to use those bags to limit waste!

Summer Tyme Tye-Dye


Wed, Jun 03, 2015 1:00 PM

Lets do it again! Come to the clubhouse to revamp those dingy old shirts into a great tye-dye version. We will provide the dye, rubber bands, design templates, and a few shirts! We loved ours, and we know you will love yours too!

Breaking Up With Plastic


Tue, Apr 21, 2015 6:00 PM

This program was provisioned by a resident in MontaƱas with a strong love for the environment. Learn different ways to reuse the plastic that you already have and ways to prevent buying more in the future!

Reuse, Plant, Grow!


Tue, Apr 21, 2015 4:00 PM

In honor of Earth Week, come out to the Bronco Swap Shop/Swag Day on Tuesday, April 21st from 4-6pm on the Encinitas Lawn! I will be leading an activity where you can grow your very own plant and reuse plastic bottles at the same time :)

Use it or lose it ! - 4/07/15


Thu, May 07, 2015 9:00 PM

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...

Upcyle - 4/24/2015


Fri, Apr 24, 2015 6:30 PM

This program is intended to prepare residents for Plazapalooza, the upcoming large scale program! We will be searching through the PC closet to find as many crafts as possible so that we can reuse items in order to create a fun environment for residents to enjoy and create crafts. We will also have Snapples for them to etch glass on the bottles. Finally, we will incorporate sustainable living a...

Out of the Box - 01/27/15

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!

Cup the Costs - 11/4/14


Tue, Nov 04, 2014 9:00 PM

This a sustainability program for residents to learn how to save/reuse water. It will allow them to realize how much water is being used when they simply brush their teeth, shower, or choose bottled water over tapped water. They will have a chance to learn how to minimize their water usage on a daily basis. Statistics will be provided to them. There will be a lengthy discussion about ways to co...

REUSE the old to REMAKE the new! - 1.14.15

Let's be sustainable! Take the old shirts we have and make them into NEW items for our closets!

Let's REUSE them!
Bring them, come out and DIY to make:
-Unique items that you didn't think you could before!
-Munching on FREE food!

A3East - Fish also have Wishes - 11/12/14

This program will be a very graphic program that will include a strong presentation. Residents that may not feel comfortable are welcome to come for the discussion portion of the program.

The RA will facilitate a program in which will present to residents the importance of being sustainable and helping out the world in protecting our seas and protecting our overall environment.

The RA wi...

Mission Reusable - 10/28/14

Hi there! You are invited to come out to the Oban Poolhouse and learn how to be more eco-friendly from The Office of Sustainability. Now that California has become the first state to ban single-use plastic bags, you can come by and trade in plastic bags for a reusable drawstring bag or a reusable grocery bag. There will also be Pizza, drinks and a raffle for UCR Gear at the end of the program!

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle


Mon, Oct 20, 2014 1:00 PM

This is a program that will last all quarter and being sustainable is the main goal. This program is to encourage people to recycle their plastic bottles! One of the main motivator is that the residents will be able to see progress of their recycling because community goals will be created to buy things with the money accumulated.

E3E-The 3 R's "Recycle, Reuse, and Reduce" 10/16


Thu, Oct 16, 2014 7:00 PM

This program is used to help students learn about sustainability. The students will be divided into two groups and will be given a small recycling trash and a normal trash can. They will then see who puts the correct recycling items in the write trash can. There will also be donuts provided for the residents.

Recycle Flyer


Sat, Aug 16, 2014 7:00 AM

A flyer was made and posted to every fridge on move in day about what should be recycled and what should not be recycled.

Pot a Plant!

Marijuana Awareness Program. Residents will be provided free seeds and dirt will be provided to pot a plant, the kind that definitely will not get you evicted.

Reuse Old Stuff


Fri, Apr 18, 2014 7:00 PM

We are suggesting and pushing the concept of sustainability through a program which will allow residents to tie dye their old shirts or other clothing items.

D3E Bottle Transformation


Tue, Apr 29, 2014 8:00 PM

I will provide craft supplies, flower seeds, and potting soil so residents can transform their old bottles into makeshift flower pots. Residents will be instructed to bring empty plastic water bottles and I will also bring a few extra. I will also talk to residents about other ways they can "transform" old items into new ones--clothing, used paper, etc.

B3E Makes the Unusable Usable

Thu, Mar 06, 2014 7:00 PM

In this program residents will have the opportunity to make old belongings, that serve no use, and give them a new purpose. With puffy paint, scissors and tie dye residents will be able to decorate and create a complete new style of clothing from old clothes that they already possess. Many residents have been wanting to have hall T-shirts, so this is a great opportunity to make shirts with a si...

Eco Thursday:Upcycle Your Life


Thu, Feb 13, 2014 6:00 PM

Come learn new ways to reuse and repurpose household items!

Recycling Reading


Sun, Dec 01, 2013 8:16 AM

We have a recycling bin in the main office, where residents can bring old/used books and/or textbooks. The books will either be used for teaching literacy in countries where literature is limited, or they will be recycled.