What Happened at Union
for Earth Week 2014:
A photo timeline of our events!
Schenectady Greenmarket comes to U!
|Owner of 3 Chicks and a Pea with her yummy |
fresh hummus and spreads
The Peanut Principle with over 50 varieties of peanut and nut butters.
Zero Out on Plate Waste Part I
and Bicycle Repair Expo
by BAC Action Group of U-Sustain
How much food waste does Union generate?
We found out by weighing the food waste in West dining during the lunch period.
On Tuesday during lunch, the average was .17 lbs wasted per person.
We can do better!
Andrew Parnes '17 is the head of the Bicycle Advisory Committee (BAC),
U-Sustain's newest action group.
He will be organizing events and fix it workshops as well as making
u-locks and helmets available for rent in the library.
Let's make Union a safe and bike friendly campus!
Ozone House puts on a clothing swap
in honor of Earth Week
and in support of Malawi Mommy Bags Project
Zero Out on Plate Waste Part II
and Ban Bottled Water Day
by Ban Bottled Water Action Group of U-Sustain
Part II of Zero Out on Plate Waste, you receive a gold star for cleaning your plate
and signage about food waste in put up in the dining hall.
Waste reduction of .01lbs/person during the lunch period
which may not seem like a lot, but is an important first step!
The Ban Bottled Water Action Group of U-Sustain tabling at Reamer to
provide information on disposable bottled water and alternatives.
"I Commit" and
launch of Green Your Event Checklist
and info by the Green Events Team of U-Sustain