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Waste Less Decor

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Thu, Feb 18, 2016 9:00 PM

One person's is another person's treasure! Reduce, Reuse, Recycle by giving life to everyday items.

Waste Less Decor

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Thu, Feb 18, 2016 9:00 PM

Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle everyday items to give them new life! One person's trash is another's treasure.

Recycling Foodworx

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Mon, Feb 01, 2016 2:00 PM

This will be a passive program around Foodworx and Sixth Market that will help students decide where to put their waste. Currently, there are trash cans available with a very general outline of what goes where. This program aims to simplify that and make it more applicable to Foodworx and Sixth Market products especially since Foodworx is unlike other dining halls.

Service Learning DIY

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Sun, Nov 22, 2015 4:00 PM

Come learn how to repurpose old T-shirts and water bottles into super-convenient tote bags and super cute piggy-banks.

Ball Jar Bash (Event/Program)

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Fri, Nov 13, 2015 9:00 PM

This program is intended to encourage environmental responsibility by creating cool jars that can be used for things like zero waste shopping and dining, storing leftovers or compost, as an alternative to single use disposable cups, or growing plants. Everyone will get jars that can be painted, personalized, and decorated in any way imaginable! Scrap Humboldt is invited to teach us some crafty ...

Ball Jar Bash

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Fri, Nov 13, 2015 9:00 PM

This program is intended to encourage environmental responsibility by creating cool jars that can be used for things like zero waste shopping and dining, storing leftovers or compost, as an alternative to single use disposable cups, or growing plants. Everyone will get jars that can be painted, personalized, and decorated in any way imaginable! Scrap Humboldt is invited to teach us some crafty ...

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

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Mon, Nov 09, 2015 5:30 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!

Decorating Sucs...

We'll be turning water bottles into decorative terrariums with succulent cacti. In the process, we'll be talking about what terrariums teach us about ourselves.

Summer Tyme Tye-Dye

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Wed, Jun 03, 2015 3:00 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

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Tue, Apr 21, 2015 8:00 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!

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Tue, Apr 21, 2015 6:00 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

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Thu, May 07, 2015 11:00 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

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Fri, Apr 24, 2015 8:30 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

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Tue, Nov 04, 2014 11:00 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:
-Scarfs
-Bags
-Unique items that you didn't think you could before!
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-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

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Mon, Oct 20, 2014 3:00 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

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Thu, Oct 16, 2014 9:00 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.