13 Days of Sustainability

10 Days of Celebrating the Earth

2012-05-02T15:42:59-04:00May 2nd, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Events, Home Stories|

The 10 Days of Celebrating the Earth were a big success. One hundred fifty people pledged to make a sustainable change during the 10 Days. There was an opportunity to learn about hydraulic fracturing, to shop for local food at the Reynolda Village Farmers Market and to honor our trees when the university received Tree Campus USA certification for [...]

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10 Days Celebration: Saturday, April 28

2012-06-01T14:20:28-04:00April 27th, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Cultural Climate, Culture, Earth Day, Home Stories|Tags: , |

Join the Piedmont Environmental Alliance for the 7th annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair. Admission and parking are both free at this fun, family-friendly event. Know someone else on campus who wants to go?  Consider walking, biking or carpooling to the event to be kind to the Earth. Piedmont Earth Day Fair When: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 [...]

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10 Days Celebration: Friday, April 27

2012-06-01T14:20:55-04:00April 26th, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Dining and Food Systems, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories|Tags: , , |

Explore local foods on and around campus by participating in a guided walk to Reynolda Village Farmers Market.  You can dine all day on local cuisine in the Reynolda Fresh Food Company and the Magnolia Room. Guided Walk to Reynolda Village farmers market When: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Where: Benson University Center circle Meet a [...]

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10 Days Celebration: Thursday, April 26

2012-06-27T10:53:09-04:00April 26th, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Buildings, Campus, Cultural Climate, Culture, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Home Stories, Stewardship|Tags: , , , , , |

Celebrate the energy and water saving success of our South Campus residence halls. Campus Conservation Nationals award ceremony South Campus residents showed that small changes can make a big difference during the Campus Conservation Nationals in April. From March 30 to April 20, the students in the six first-year residence halls (Bostwick, Johnson, Luter, Collins, South, [...]

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10 Days Celebration: Wednesday, April 25

2012-06-01T14:21:51-04:00April 24th, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Cultural Climate, Energy Conservation and Climate Change, Home Stories, Water and Landscaping|

Was your interest piqued by the Gasland screening? Celebrate Earth Day at Z. Smith Reynolds Library with further discussion of hydraulic fracturing. Hydraulic Fracturing (“Fracking”) Panel When: 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Where: Z. Smith Reynolds Library, 4th Floor Auditorium This year’s Earth Day panel will focus on the complex social, environmental and economic ramifications of hydrofracturing (“fracking”), a [...]

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10 Days Celebration: Tuesday, April 24

2012-04-23T14:35:46-04:00April 23rd, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Films and Lectures, Home Stories, Stewardship, Water and Landscaping|Tags: , , , |

Join Z. Smith Reynolds Library and the Office of Sustainability for a free screening of the film, Gasland. Explore the controversial world of hyrdrofracturing (fracking) for natural gas in preparation for the panel discussion on April 25. Gasland Screening When: 6:00 p.m. Where: Z. Smith Reynolds Library, 4th Floor Auditorium This screening is free and open [...]

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10 Days Celebration: Monday, April 23

2012-04-23T09:35:09-04:00April 22nd, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Health and Wellbeing, Home Stories|Tags: , , |

Nutrition and Wellness Fair When: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Where: Benson 401 Join ARAMARK for the semi-annual Nutrition and Wellbeing Fair. Wrap up the semester with great health information to get your summer started! Check out just a few of the great opportunities at this free event: Yoga short course, every 15-20 minutes Free food [...]

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10 Days Celebration: Saturday, April 21

2012-04-20T17:01:06-04:00April 20th, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Service and Outreach, Stewardship|Tags: , |

Join us for a day of advice, discussion, and networking focused on food activism. Food Activism Workshop When: Opening comments begin at 9:00 A.M. Morning Session: 1:00-11:30 a.m. Afternoon Session: 2:30-4:00 p.m. Where: Tribble Hall The workshop will offer participants practical advice on how to engage in the food justice movement. Local and regional food activists [...]

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10 Days Celebration: Friday, April 20

2012-04-20T15:03:37-04:00April 20th, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Campus, Culture, Home Stories, Stewardship, Water and Landscaping|Tags: , , , |

Join prominent university community members for an historic event honoring our campus trees. Years of hard work and dedication from Landscaping Services staff have resulted in national recognition for the university. Then grab a group of friends and sign-up to participate in the Cardboard Boat Race. You have all weekend to craft a vessel that will [...]

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10 Days Celebration: Thursday, April 19

2012-06-11T16:19:23-04:00April 17th, 2012|Categories: 13 Days of Sustainability, Cultural Climate, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Think Green Thursday|Tags: , |

Kick off the 10 Days of Celebrating the Earth by picking up your free, limited edition 10 Days t-shirt made from organic cotton. Part of a faith group on campus? Volunteer in the campus garden during the Interfaith Planting Party, part of the Interfaith Week of Service, and be a true steward of the planet. Not [...]

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