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A2W The Things I Waste Scavenger Hunt - 5/30/16**

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Mon, May 30, 2016 11:00 PM

You've been here for almost a full school year. How much do you know about your facilities? How much do you know about your future facilities? Stop by to take part of a scavenger hunt throughout Aberdeen Inverness.

F1/D4- Waste Not, Want Not- 5/12/2016

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Thu, May 12, 2016 10:00 PM

Sustainable living is not just about using less water and recycling plastic water bottles. Waste is a huge problem both for our environment and our individual pockets. We will show residents how to use their every day products Til The Last Drop and recycle the containers. We will educate residents on how to be resourceful and ride things until the wheels fall off. Residents will also have the o...

Food Waste Fiasco

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Thu, Apr 28, 2016 8:30 PM

My friend recently went dumpster diving around Whole Foods, Ralphs, Zion, and other neighboring grocery stores, and found so much eatable, unopened, and unexpired food thrown away. Seeing her post of her findings, reminded me how big of a problem food waste is in the U.S. I hope that through this event, I can educate students on the impact of their food waste, on how they can reduce their waste...

Food Waste Fiasco Passive

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Wed, Apr 20, 2016 1:00 AM

This passive is an educational pre event for my actual event the following week. My bulletin board will consist of information on basic statistics of the amount of food wasted, but it will also include stats on the number of food insecure households and how food waste had adverse affects on land, water, and energy used. I will be providing a few ways residents can reduce their food waste and li...

E2 - Passive Sustainability – February

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Mon, Feb 01, 2016 7:45 PM

During the month of February I will be putting up posters and flyers related to sustainable living. Majority of them will be posters of statistics related to waste and how to easily prevent it.

E.g. A showerhead leaking at 10 drips per minute (once every 6 seconds) wastes more than 500 gallons per year. That's the amount of water it takes to wash 60 loads of dishes in your dishwasher. Alway...

The Cowspiracy Sustainability Secret

Large format infographic about animal agriculture.

The Cowspiracy Sustainability Secret

Large format infographic about animal agriculture.

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.

LOMA SustainabiliTEA

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Thu, Nov 19, 2015 7:00 PM

Over a casual conversation and tea, residents will dialogue about the significance of using fair-trade products, such as tea and coffee as well as the implications that individually packaged items have for the wellness of our environment.

Greening efforts will include requiring participants to bring their own mug.

Don't Get Trashed, Make It Last 01/14/15

With the alliance of halls E4 and A2, the aim is to promote a greater awareness of sustainability through paramount interaction. During the program, residents will be researching methods of sustainability in order to construct posters that have important facts related to the program. After posters have been made, they will be put up to be displayed throughout both of the halls to insure the sub...

Why Should I Recycle?-12.3.14

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Wed, Dec 03, 2014 10:02 PM

I will decorate a board on both sides of the hall displaying statistics about plastic around the world.

Sustainability 101

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Fri, May 23, 2014 6:00 PM

Learn a few basic ways you can go green! Learn about recycling/composting, saving water, and ways to eliminate waste!

This goes Where?? Compost what is that?!?

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Wed, Sep 11, 2013 8:00 PM

Residents will have the opportunity to attend a workshop that is geared to educating in regards to their waste options.
Anna Rhoads, from Housing and Gier, a represenatative from WRRAP will join and enlighten us about our "waste" in addition to hybrid recycling/composting.

Sustainability at UCSC

This is a passive program poster hanging in the House 4 lounge that features 8 sustainability topic areas at UC Santa Cruz. Each topic has a section with tips, and underneath this flap of paper is a section on resources on and off campus that relate to this topic and make it easier for residents to make that part of their lives sustainable. The focus is how sustainability functions at UC Santa ...

Waste Reduction

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Sat, May 18, 2013 10:00 AM

A recycling competition in which quads/clusters compete to recycle the most in a week, winning quad/cluster wina a reusable bag!

Paper Towel Facts

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Fri, Apr 19, 2013 6:23 PM

To educate residents on their paper towel use and abuse. To encourage residents to reduce their paper towel waste. While educating them on alternatives.

Pumpkin Disposal

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Fri, Nov 02, 2012 10:00 AM

Need information about disposing of your decaying pumpkins after Halloween? Come to the Crown/Merrill Dining Hall during November 2nd-9th (excludes weekend), and they will have a compost bin which you can use to dispose of your pumpkins!

Recycling and Waste Management

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Wed, Oct 10, 2012 9:00 PM

The HEMI (Leo) and NRRWAP (Gerie) gave an interactive presentation on what to compost and recycle as well has different ways to reduce your carbon foot print and lesson your affect on the environment.

Don't Let your brain waste!

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Mon, Jun 11, 2012 5:00 PM

This passive focuses on how to keep your brain active this summer.

Waste 101

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Fri, May 25, 2012 2:19 AM

In 2010, the USA generated over 250 million tons pounds of trash. Here are some tips to help you reduce your amount of trash and become and better global citizen.