Think Green Thursday: Mug Giveaway

2013-12-09T11:42:54-05:00December 5th, 2013|Categories: |Tags: , |

Stop by Think Green Thursday on your way into the library and check out how using your own reusable mug or thermos can reduce resource waste. Afterwards, if you need one, grab a fun and free reusable mug. A coffee discount voucher is also available to everyone who stops by and participates.

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Refilling Stations Flow through Campus

2013-12-11T15:59:25-05:00October 29th, 2013|Categories: Campus, Energy and Water Conservation, Home Stories, Waste Reduction and Recycling|Tags: , |

Refilling stations are becoming the norm at Wake Forest University, with a total of 46 water bottle refill stations across campus. What started with 2010-11 Choose to Reuse intern Frannie Speer, a grant from Brita’s Filter for Good program, and a pilot refill station outside the Office of Sustainability in Reynolda Hall, has propelled into a [...]

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Think Green Thursday: Choose to Reuse

2013-09-30T11:32:55-04:00October 3rd, 2013|Categories: |Tags: , |

How much do you know about the water you are drinking?  Come put your knowledge to the test at Choose to Reuse @Hit The Bricks!  The Office of Sustainability will be leaving our usual post in front of the Fresh Food Company to bring Think Green Thursday to you while you run laps in support of [...]

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Where Are They Now: Frannie Speer

2018-11-07T16:14:41-05:00February 27th, 2013|Categories: Home Stories, Waste Reduction and Recycling, Where are they now?|Tags: , |

Students around campus are changing the way they think about hydration by choosing to fill up their reusable water bottles at refilling stations around campus. Little do they know, they have former sustainability intern Frannie Speer to thank for these. When Frannie joined the Office of Sustainability in the 2010-2011 academic year as the Choose to [...]

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Choose to Reuse: Even More Hydration Stations Quench Thirst and Reduce Waste

2013-12-12T16:23:54-05:00February 25th, 2013|Categories: Campus, Home Stories, Waste Reduction and Recycling|Tags: , |

 With the launch of the Choose to Reuse campaign in 2011, the original station was christened outside the Office of Sustainability in Reynolda Hall.  The fleet of stations has now grown to nine. The growth of this student-initiated project reflects a desire to reduce plastic water bottle waste. According Mother Nature Network, an environmental nonprofit, 1.5 [...]

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Three new hydration stations join our fleet

2012-08-21T15:50:51-04:00August 6th, 2012|Categories: Dining and Food Systems, Energy and Water Conservation, Home Stories, Waste Reduction and Recycling|Tags: , , , , |

New hydration stations will greet students returning to Reynolda campus. Facilities and Campus Services installed three new stations in high traffic areas: outside the Fresh Food Company, on the ground floor of Benson near Pugh Auditorium, and in the atrium of the Z. Smith Reynolds library.  Hydration stations provide chilled, filtered water and are designed to [...]

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Think Green Thursdays engage community

2012-06-11T16:20:01-04:00September 15th, 2011|Categories: Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Think Green Thursday, Waste Reduction and Recycling|Tags: , , , |

Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to explore sustainability through interactive, educational, and fun Think Green Thursday events every Thursday when regular classes are in session from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the Magnolia Patio of Reynolda Hall. In the second year of the Think Green Thursday program, each month of events will be themed [...]

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FAQ – A Sustainable Start

2011-08-19T11:18:21-04:00August 19th, 2011|Categories: Frequently Asked Questions, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Stewardship|Tags: , , , , , , |

Q. The new school year is starting and I want to give sustainability a try – do you have any materials to get me started? A. You are in luck! From recycling to dining, we’ve got you covered. Read on to learn how you can receive your personal recycling bin, Green Guide, reusable to-go container, reusable [...]

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University to defend ACC championship for waste reduction

2011-03-14T11:57:25-04:00March 6th, 2011|Categories: Campus, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Waste Reduction and Recycling|Tags: , , |

Students, faculty and staff are back at it, defending the university’s ACC title this year. No, you didn’t miss any football or basketball championships -- we’re talking about trash. Last year the Demon Deacons claimed the ACC title for greatest waste reduction per capita during RecycleMania 2010. And this year, we’re back to defend that title [...]

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Think Green Thursdays

2011-02-27T21:17:59-05:00February 15th, 2011|Categories: Cultural Climate, Culture, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories|Tags: , |

The Office of Sustainability is excited to announce the debut of Green Thursdays! Every Thursday the office of sustainability invites you to come hang out on the patio and get involved in a fun, green activity. Come out this Thursday (Feb 17) on the Mag Patio (outside our office), get a free water bottle, [...]

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