Campus Sustainability Week 2019
Date & Time4:30pm CDT October 18 - 8:00pm October 25
4:30pm CDT October 18 - 8:00pm October 25
CAMPUS SUSTAINABILITY WEEK EVENT LINEUP
Fri, Oct 18 – Sweet Eats Farm Field Trip
Field trip to Sweet Eats Farm, a local pumpkin farm in Georgetown. RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/SUpumpkintrip.
[Olin Lobby | 4:45 pm]
Sat, Oct 19 – Farmers Market Field Trip
Field trip to the Wolf Ranch Farmers Market using the GoGeo bus. RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/sufarmersmarket.
[Maple/University GoGeo Stop | 10 am]
Sun, Oct 20 – Garden Day
Garden workday with SEAK, Garden Club, and EcoReps to revive pollinator garden, launch compost program, and/or plant wildflowers.
[SU Garden | 5-7 pm]
Mon, Oct 21 – Sustainability Fun at the Mall
Partnership with the eco-minded organizations on campus (SEAK, HEAT, Garden Club, EcoReps) and local non-profits (Citizens Climate Lobby, Keep Georgetown Beautiful) to promote what they do and host games/activities.
[Academic Mall | 4-6 pm]
Tues, Oct 22 – Green Fund Grant Writing Workshop
Past grant recipients will speak about their grant experience, the Sustainability Committee co-chair will give advice on what the committee looks for in an application, and Facilities Management will be there to help meet the pre-proposal requirement.
[Mundy Hall 2nd Floor | 2-4 pm]
Wed, Oct 23 – EcoRep Game Night
A fun night to get to know your EcoReps! Activities include a sustainability lecture, sustainability-themed scavenger hunt/trivia, and board games. Snacks will be provided.
[Kurth Lounge | 7:30-9 pm]
Thur, Oct 24 – Treasure Chest Grand Opening
The Treasure Chest, Southwestern’s student-run exchange store opens for business! Pizza and drinks will be provided.
[Mundy Hall 2nd Floor | 1-4 pm]
Fri, Oct 25 – Our Planet Screening
Screening episode one of “Our Planet.” Soda and popcorn will be provided.
[Olin 110 | 7-8 pm ]
**For each event you attend, you will receive 5 coins to spend at The Treasure Chest.**
Show us how you live sustainability by posting on Facebook or Instagram with #CampusSustainabilityWeek and tagging @su.sustain.
CAMPUS SUSTAINABILITY WEEK CHALLENGE
Oct 19 – Local Shopping Saturday
Buy something from a farmers market or other local businesses around Georgetown
Oct 20 – Seeds, Sun, and Soil Sunday
Plant something in the SU garden
Oct 21 – Minimalistic Monday
Use a reusable item to reduce your waste
Oct 22 – Thrifted Fashion Tuesday
Create an outfit entirely from thrifted items
Oct 23 – Wasteless Wednesday
Eat everything on your plate to reduce food waste
Oct 24 – Tasty Thursday
Create or eat a vegan meal or dessert
Oct 25 – Footprint Free Friday
Walk or bike to decrease your carbon footprint
**Each social media post earns you 1 coin to spend in The Treasure Chest and a chance to win a Natural Grocers’ Sustainability Kit ($100 value)!**