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Bottle fill stations keep students cool, green

Bottle fill stations keep students cool, green

April 23, 2014

  April 23, 2014 By Kristie Weiss   Students Allied for a Green Earth and other campus organizations are working to place filling stations throughout campus buildings to promote the use of refillable plastic water bottles over single-use bottled water. Wesley Enterline, sustainability...

Organizations team up for social awareness

March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic   Six different groups, normally with six different missions, will team up for a week to share one common goal: awareness. Justice Week, which started March 10 and runs through March 13, is a collaborative event of several of the justice organizations...

Bags, bottles focus of Sustainability Day

Bags, bottles focus of Sustainability Day

October 30, 2013

By Thomas Zimmer In the push to go green, the university hosted its annual Sustainability Day on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Student organizations Student Allied for a Green Earth, Earth Initiative and Creative Marketing Unlimited partnered to help educate students and faculty on the importance of sustainable...

The cycle of stealing

The cycle of stealing

October 2, 2013

By Michael Riley   Every day in 2010, Cameron Barker would ride home from class to Benson Hall where he would secure his new $1,500 bicycle in the bike locker he had purchased at the beginning of year. One night he broke the routine: Barker locked his bike outside on a bike rack with a...

UW-W garden aims to sustain, teach

UW-W garden aims to sustain, teach

September 25, 2013

By Caleb Kimball By Lucas Wimmer   The organic garden on campus aims to not only feed the community but teach students about sustainability. The project began after garden adviser Tom Karthausser read “The Good Food Revolution” by Will Allen, CEO of Growing Power. This book describes...

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