Tag: Sustainability Committee

Learn how to help save the environment with PEAC’s Plastic Film Program

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Without even knowing it, you may be harming the very ecosystem you inhabit everyday. However, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Public and Environmental Affairs Council (PEAC) plastic film recycling program is seeking to make the community more sustainable by getting plastic out of the waste stream. The program was started in spring 2014 by a […]

Prof. Deetz receives first ‘Sustainability Teaching Development Grant’

UW-Green Bay’s Sustainability Committee is pleased to announce the first recipient of the new Sustainability Teaching Development Grant, which provides monetary support for professional development activities or projects that lead to the infusion of sustainability into any aspect of teaching. Professor Kristy Deetz (Art and Design) has received this grant for her project titled, “Visiting […]

Deadline for Sustainability Teaching Development Grant Call for Nominations is Friday, Feb. 15

The deadline for the Sustainability Teaching Development Grant Call for Nominations is Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. The Sustainability Teaching Development Grant provides monetary support for professional development activities or projects that lead to the infusion of sustainability into any aspect of teaching, including classes, labs, field work and/or undergraduate independent research/study. The Sustainability Committee sponsors this […]

Apply for a Sustainability Teaching Grant by Feb. 15

The Sustainability Teaching Development Grant provides monetary support for professional development activities or projects that lead to the infusion of sustainability into any aspect of teaching, including classes, labs, field work, and/or undergraduate independent research/study. The Sustainability Committee sponsors this grant. Please contact Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges, Chair of the Sustainability Committee, at wilsong@uwgb.edu with any questions.

Nearly 900 have taken the sustainability pledge

UW-Green Bay cares about sustainability. Nicknamed “Eco U” from nearly its very inception, faculty, staff and students have taken their role in nurturing and protecting resources. That still holds true today. The Sustainability Committee created the pledge for individuals to thoughtfully consider how to lead a more sustainable lifestyle. Take the pledge.

Reminder: Join 700 others in taking the 2018-19 sustainability pledge

The UW-Green Bay Sustainability Committee has created the following pledge for individuals to complete as we head into another school year. By thoughtfully considering each of the items in this pledge, we hope that you will lead a more sustainable lifestyle. Take the pledge.

Take the 2018-19 sustainability pledge

The UW-Green Bay Sustainability Committee has created the sustainability pledge for the 2018-19 academic year. By thoughtfully considering each of the items in this pledge, you might be able to lead a more sustainable lifestyle. Take the pledge. Sustainability creates and maintains the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling […]

Video: Garden partners

Campus Garden Intern Libby Schmit and faculty member Debra Pearson (Human Biology, Nutrition Science/Dietetics) take us behind the scenes to the campus gardens. The gardens and hoop house provide more than an opportunity to consume fresh, pesticide free produce. It’s also an applied learning opportunity for students. UW-Green Bay’s Sustainability Committee financially supports the intern […]

Fun facts for Earth Day

Yesterday, the world celebrated Earth Day. We have a few fun facts for you about Eco U and how UW-Green Bay works to sustain this beautiful planet: Did you know that in the last five years, by refilling at hydration stations across campus, the UW-Green Bay community has avoided 782,023 plastic water bottles! Did you […]