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Sustainability Week 2011 (Nov. 7 – 11)

Sustainability Week 2011

Monday, November 7th

Green Tip of the Day: Conserve gas and money! Plan your errands to be done in a single, short trip!

  • Use any re-usable cup and receive a $0.25 discount in the Food Emporium (Sponsored by Food Services)
  • Electronic Waste Collection / Recycling. Parking Lot B, 9-3pm. In the event of rain, the location will be the Brookens loading dock. Contact: Marc Klingshirn (mklin2@uis.edu) (Sponsored by BLH Computers)
  • “Art in Nature” Contest- Submission Deadline (Submit pieces to SOC Office in SLB by 5pm. Contact: Beth Hoag, bhoag2@uis.edu)

Tuesday, November 8th

Green Tip of the Day: Use re-usable items like re-chargeable batteries and plastic bags for trash bags.

  • Use any re-usable cup and receive a $0.25 discount in the Food Emporium (Sponsored by Food Services)
  • Bike to Work Day: Ride your bike to work! Showers in SLB available. Contact: bhoag2@uis.edu
  • “Art in Nature” Contest Voting. PAC Concourse across from Food Emporium from 11-1:00pm.
  • Students Allied for a Greener Earth (SAGE) Meeting. UHB 1004, 2-3pm
  • How 2 Plarn: Repurpose your plastic bags. Stars Lounge, 4-6pm.
  • Earth Fair! Come learn about local environmental organizations. 5:30-7pm. Tunnel outside Brookens Auditorium. (Sponsored by UIS Department of Environmental Studies)
  • Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time. Movie then discussion with executive producer Buddy Huffaker. 7pm, Brookens Auditorium. (Sponsored by UIS, Department of Environmental Studies, and Illinois Department of Natural Resources)

Wednesday, November 9th

Green Tip of the Day: Consider product packaging. Can it be recycled or does it have to go into a landfill?

  • Use any re-usable cup and receive a $0.25 discount in the Food Emporium (Sponsored by Food Services)
  • “Art in Nature” Contest Voting. PAC Concourse across from Food Emporium from 11-1:00pm.
  • Adams Wildlife Sanctuary Trash Pickup. Meet at Volunteer Center at 8:30am. (Sponsored by Volunteer Services)
  • Learn about Campus Recycling and meet Recyclops! PAC Concourse: 10:45-1:30pm (Sponsored by UIS Club Dunder Mifflin)

Thursday, November 10th

Green Tip of the Day: Conserve energy and save money! Turn lights and computers off when not in use!

  • Use any re-usable cup and receive a $0.25 discount in the Food Emporium (Sponsored by Food Services)
  • “Art in Nature” Contest Voting. PAC Concourse across from Food Emporium from 11-1:00pm.
  • “Art in Nature” Artist reception in PAC C/D from 4-5:30pm. Winners announced at 5pm. Light refreshments to be served. All welcome! (Co-sponsored by SAGE and Student Activities Committee)

Friday, November 11th

Green Tip of the Day: Support the local economy and the environment. Buy local / organic whenever possible!

  • Use any re-usable cup and receive a $0.25 discount in the Food Emporium (Sponsored by Food Services)
  • Students with Wheels: Bike Tour of the UIS/LLCC campuses and areas. 2-3pm, meet near LRH/UHB.
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