A Green Welcome to Brandeis
Aug. 25, 2011
In partnership with Orientation, the Campus Sustainability Initiative worked to Green Orientation, including efforts such as:
- Green Packing List and ENERGY STAR Coupon
- Campus Sustainability Tour lead by OLs
- Follow-up quiz to test knowledge of sustainability at Brandeis!
- Zero waste first year BBQ and the first Certified Green Event!
- Distributing sustainability Welcome Kits in dorm rooms- first years receive:
- energy efficient light bulb
- recycling bag
- reusable water bottle (courtesy of Orientation)
- Coupon to the Move In Market.
- Organizing an optional welcome bike ride around Waltham, and a First Year Sleep-Out (more info to come).
- Holding a Sustainability Teach-in with Laura Goldin entitled: "Greening Campus and Community: How You, Too, Can Change the World through Environmental and Social Justice Learning, Engagement and Activism"
- Organizing the Move In Market on Thursday, Sept 1 4:00pm - 6:00pm in on Chapels Field.
- Orientation has greatly reduced the amount of paper they have used over the years- condensing to a small pocket guide.