UNCG Campus Weekly

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Sustainability’s No Impact Project

A week-long No Impact Project will be held Oct. 24-28, 2011, to coincide with Campus Sustainability Day on Oct. 26. The special week is sponsored by the Office of Sustainability.

 

No Impact Kick Off Event View selected clips of the No Impact Movie and network on how to lessen your impact on the environment. The Office of Sustainability will be on hand to answer questions and get everyone started on the right path.

Monday, Oct. 24, at 6:30 p.m, Music Building Room 217, hosted by UNCG Office of Sustainability

 

Monday’s Consumption Challenge

The “Story of Stuff” video will the shared and information will be provided about reducing purchases and buying handmade, local, and low-packaged goods. Participate in a mug and book exchange. Any leftover mugs and books will be donated to the Salvation Army.

College Ave, near the EUC sidewalk, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Tuesday’s Transportation Challenge

The Parking and Campus Access Office will provide programming on low-impact methods of transportation available to the campus community.

College Ave, near the EUC sidewalk, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Wednesday’s Food Challenge

Healthy recipes made with local food will be featured at tabling activity in the EUC. Also, information will be shared about foods with the lowest carbon footprint.

Inside the EUC, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Thursday’s Energy Challenge

The Triad Student Energy Alliance (founding chapter at UNCG) will host an energy triathlon event.

1. Vampire Energy Slaying

2. Clean Energy and Conservation letter writing and petition

3. Energy Jeopardy game

Participate in one event and have your name entered to win a small energy-related goodie bag. Participate in two events and have your name entered to an energy related prize. Participate in three events and have your name entered to win the energy prize package. More information at www.triadstudentenergyalliance.wordpress.com.

Energy Jeopardy 9-11 a.m., Azalea Room

Green Dorm Audits, 2-3:30 p.m.

Vampire Energy Slaying 5-7 p.m. (meet in front of Music Building)

 

Friday’s Water Challenge

A water taste test will be to see if you can tell the difference between tap water and bottled water. Information about the issues surrounding water will be shared as well.

College Ave, near the EUC sidewalk, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.