• Campus Sustainability Week 2019
The Office of Sustainability and your SU EcoReps will be hosting Campus Sustainability Week from Friday, Oct 18 through Friday, Oct 25. Every day will have fun eco-events to celebrate sustainability at Southwestern University!


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.


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)!**