Events

February: RecycleMania Month

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RECYCLEMANIA EVENT: GARBOLOGY IV-Raiders of the Lost Recycling

When: 02/19/2019    Time: 10:00AM-3:00PM 
Where:
  LEML Plaza (Quad in front of the library) 
Description: Volunteer in a fun waste sorting event and find out what we at SU throw away in the wrong bins! Staff, faculty, and student volunteers are needed to help sort the university’s waste in this annual public waste-audit on campus. Participants sort SU's trash into recyclable or compostable materials to determine how much of the trash that SU sends to the landfill could be diverted. Any questions? Contact Nathan Wolk, Recycling Coordinator and Compost Technician with SU Facilities, at wolknathanie@seattleu.eduSIGN UP HERE TO VOLUNTEER.

Tabling with Seattle Public Utilities

When: 02/22/2019    Time: 12:00PM-2:00PM 
Where:
  STCN Lobby
Description: This tabling event, cohosted with Seattle Public Utilities, is meant to raise awareness of the conditions of SU's recycling stream and educate the campus community on proper recycling. Help spread the word on how to save SU's recycling by putting the right stuff in the right bins, making sure all recyclables are reasonably EMPTY, CLEAN and DRY, and NOT recycling styrofoam, plastic films/bags, food waste, packaged foods, food soiled paper, liquids, e-waste or textiles in the blue bin here on campus!

WOHESC - Washington and Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference​

When: 02/25/2019-02/27/2019  
Where:
  University of Washington Seattle
Description: From Feb 25-27, 2019, the WOHESC conference will take place at the University of Washington. This is the first time WOHESC is happening in Seattle. CEJS is a proud community partner of WOHESC. Join us and register with a CEJS discount of 30% (use code SEATTLEU). And enjoy another discount by signing up as a group (3+ people). WOHESC is a platform for inspiring change, collaboration, and collective direction related to sustainability in higher education for our region. As political, social and environmental issues become more complex, WOHESC convenes and empowers students, faculty, and staff who are driving leadership and generating solutions for a more sustainable, just and equitable future. The five content tracks of this year’s conference are: Equity & Diversity, Engagement, Academics, Operations & Facilities, and Community. Learn more at wohesc.org. Any questions? Contact Yolanda Cieters at cietersy@seattleu.edu.

RECYCLEMANIA EVENT: "What Goes Where?" WASTE SORTING WORKSHOP  

When: 02/26/2019    Time: 6:00PM-7:00PM 
Where:
  Pigott 203
Description: Ever wonder where your trash, compost, or recycling goes after you put in the bin? Bring a mug and enjoy some coco with the Seattle University Green Team for a presentation and training from Recology CleanScapes and the Seattle University Recycling Shop! You’ll find out about waste disposal and zero waste efforts across Seattle, get answers to all your questions about recycling and compost, and will learn how to incorporate zero waste practices into your everyday life. Students, staff and faculty are invited to attend and learn about recycling in Seattle and become a certified green team waste expert. Visit www.seattleu.edu/recyclemania for more information or contact Nathan Wolk, Recycling Coordinator and Compost Technician with SU Facilities, at wolknathanie@seattleu.edu. Start RecycleMania by TAKING THIS PLEDGE.

March: RecycleMania Month

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RECYCLEMANIA EVENT: Community Recyling Day at Seattle University

When: 03/05/2019    Time: 7:00AM-1:00PM 
Where:
  At the Bellarmine Turnaround (flagpole) -1111 E Columbia St
Description: Spring clean your home and office and bring recyclables for FREE to the SU Recycling Event on Tuesday, March 5, 2019! Items accepted include: appliances, batteries, books, confidential papers (which will be shredded), compact fluorescent light bulbs, electronics and accessories, clothing, machinery, office supplies, plastic grocery bags, Styrofoam blocks and packaging material, and toner cartridges. Do not bring chemicals, mattresses, or furniture. Staff will help unload heavy items. Hard drives and other storage devices will be wiped through a secure data destruction program. For a full list of accepted items, see here.  For more information contact Nathan Wolk, Recycling Coordinator and Compost Technician with SU Facilities, at wolknathanie@seattleu.edu or (206) 296-6459. SIGN UP HERE TO VOLUNTEER.

April: Earth Month

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May: Bike Everywhere!

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June: Laudato Si' Month

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July

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September: Campus Sustainability Month

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October: Campus Sustainability Month

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November: Green Seattle Month

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December: Fair Trade Month

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January: Water Month

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