Tag: Sustainability Committee

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 […]

Five new things greet UW-Green Bay students this year

“UW-Green Bay students have a number new things to see and try on campus this school year. From buses to new buildings, bikes and beverages, here are five new things for students, who return to class (this week).” The Press-Gazette has the story.

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 […]

UW-Green Bay achieves silver environmental ranking

With a solid effort from the UW-Green Bay Sustainability Committee, UW-Green Bay is again seeing STARS thanks to a newly confirmed environmental rating of SILVER from a program that measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education. UW-Green Bay has participated in the Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE) Sustainability […]