Sustainability Events

Sustainability Week (November 18-21, 2013)

Previous Events:

Sustainability Days (November 12-15, 2012) (PDF)

Earth Week 2012 (April 22 – 27, 2012)

Sustainability Week 2011 (PDF)

Sustainability Week 2011 (HTML)

Earth Day 2009 Earth Day 2009

April 21, 2009, 7 p.m.
Brookens Auditorium

Free and Open to the Public

“Making a Difference in The World: My Journey to Clean America’s Rivers”

Chad Pregracke, founder and president of Living Lands & Waters.

This event is co-sponsored by: Students Allied for a Greener Earth (SAGE), College of Public Affairs and Administration, Department of Environmental Studies, and Senate Committee on Sustainability.

  • For more information call (217) 206-6245
  • Come early for best parking and seating
  • Webcast LIVE

April 9, 2009: 12:00 – 1:00 PM, PAC Conference Room H
Discussion Forum: “What does sustainability literacy mean to you?”
We would like to hear your thinking of sustainability literacy and ways to incorporate sustainability literacy into the curriculum. Attached please find an article on the UN Decade for Education for Sustainable Development for your information. Please consider joining us for an important dialogue.

March 5, 2009
Energy Management
Dave Barrows, Associate Chancellor of Administrative Affairs, Executive Director for Facilities and Services, and Director of the Office of Sustainability

  • Watch this Brownbag Presentation

February 4, 2009
Recycling Collection and How You Can Help
Jamie McGill,UISRecycling Coordinator

  • Watch this Brownbag Presentation

December 4, 2008
Save Time, Save Money, Save Trees: Conserve Your Limited Resources through Office Sustainability
Rose Schweikhart, Assistant to Dean Wassenberg, College of Public Affairs and Administration