Tag: Public and Environmental Affairs Council

Upcoming iPat films

Save the date for the upcoming iPat (impact = population * affluence * technology) films, part of the 7th Annual iPat Environmental Film Series. Enjoy entertaining and thought-provoking films that evaluate the condition of the natural world, identify drivers of environmental harm, and consider solutions. At the conclusion of each film a community expert or panel […]

iPat Environmental Film Series: Bananas showing tonight!

Juan “Accidentes” Dominguez is on his biggest case ever. On behalf of 12 Nicaraguan banana workers he is tackling Dole Food in a ground-breaking legal battle for their use of a banned pesticide alleged to cause sterility. The film is “Bananas” and it screens at 7 p.m. tonight (Monday, Nov. 7) in the Union’s Christie […]

iPat movie: ‘Andromeda Strain’

At 7 p.m. this coming Monday (Dec. 7) in the Christie Theatre, the iPat film series will revisit a classic Hollywood thriller that “went viral” back in the days when UWGB was still new. With a nod to UWGB’s 50th anniversary, “The Andromeda Strain” from 1971 will be screened with an introduction and discussion led […]

Author of ‘Dorito Effect’ leads World Food Day discussion at UW-Green Bay

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is celebrating World Food Day by hosting an event on October 22 that highlights whole food choices and local farmers in the Green Bay area. All events scheduled throughout the day will take place in the Phoenix Rooms in the University Union on campus, 2420 Nicolet Drive. The keynote speaker […]

TV-5 spotlights student plastic recycling

What started last year as an idea during an internship, students at UW-Green Bay have turned into a campuswide clean-up effort. Matt Malcore and Anna Gribova told TV-5 News they’re nearing one ton of plastic bags and shrink wrap collected, baled and recycled. The University’s Public and Environmental Affairs Council, or PEAC, is behind the […]

That’s a wrap: Students keep ton of plastic bags out of waste stream

It hasn’t even been on campus for a year, but the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay plastic film recycling program has already processed the equivalent of nearly one million plastic bags. “We’ve recycled somewhere between 1800 and 2200 pounds of plastic film,” said former student intern Matthew Malcore. “Not all of it has been just plastic […]

National Food Day: Meals, talk by Chives owner on Seven Loaves

UW-Green Bay will host a presentation by a well-known local chef and anti-hunger activist to cap its observance of National Food Day on Thursday, Oct. 24. Chef J.R. Schoenfeld, owner of Chives restaurant in Suamico and founder of the Seven Loaves Project to feed the hungry in Rwanda and beyond, will deliver a keynote address […]

Environmental activities all week

The student Public and Environmental Affairs Council, along with EMBI intern Jake Eggert, are promoting what they call “Eco-Rush Week” activities that include, but are not limited to, the Food Day events on Wednesday, Oct. 24. Also on the schedule:
 •  Monday 10/22 – Movie and discussion, Dive! 5-6:30 p.m. in Alumni Rooms •  Tuesday […]

Urban farmer, author Will Allen to highlight National Food Day events Oct. 24

UW-Green Bay and The Readers Loft Bookstore are teaming up to celebrate National Food Day Wednesday, Oct. 24, bringing in renowned urban farmer and author Will Allen to keynote an evening address. Allen will speak at 6 p.m. in the Phoenix Room, with the larger Food Day celebration beginning at 4 p.m. and running until […]

Urban farmer, author Allen to highlight National Food Day events at UW-Green Bay

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is partnering with The Readers Loft bookstore to bring renowned urban farmer and author Will Allen to campus as part of National Food Day Wednesday, Oct. 24. Allen, founder and CEO of Growing Power, Inc. and author of The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities, will deliver […]