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Waste Less Decor


Thu, Feb 18, 2016 7:00 PM

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

E2 - Passive Sustainability – February


Mon, Feb 01, 2016 5:45 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...

LOMA SustainabiliTEA


Thu, Nov 19, 2015 5:00 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


Wed, Dec 03, 2014 8:02 PM

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

Sustainability 101


Fri, May 23, 2014 4:00 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?!?


Wed, Sep 11, 2013 6:00 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


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!

Paper Towel Facts


Fri, Apr 19, 2013 4:23 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


Fri, Nov 02, 2012 8:00 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


Wed, Oct 10, 2012 7:00 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!


Mon, Jun 11, 2012 3:00 PM

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

Waste 101


Fri, May 25, 2012 12:19 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.

Recycle your waste right


Tue, Nov 08, 2011 12:53 PM

Learn how and where to recycle your E-waste and other hard to recycle items

Sustainable move out


Thu, May 19, 2011 2:50 PM

I made a passive on how to leave the least amount of waste when moving out of the dorms.

Merrill Trash and Recycle Guide


Tue, Mar 08, 2011 5:18 PM

educating the hall about how to properly dispose of their waste and reduce the amount of waste that they produce.