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* [http://today.uconn.edu/blog/2010/11/recycling-at-uconn-just-got-easier/ Single-Stream Recycling at UConn]
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Revision as of 17:14, 31 August 2012

Green Grads are a group of environmentally-aware, environmentally-active UConn graduate students

We are commited to:

  • Environmentally-responsible recreation
  • Promoting environmental awareness and sustainability, on- and off-campus
  • The well-being of the environment and the people who depend upon it, locally and globally


To be added to the Green Grads email list, please send an email to uconngreedgrads@gmail.com

Our UConntact page: https://uconntact.uconn.edu/organization/greengrads
We are currently not maintaining a roster on UConntact, but you may join there if you wish.

Upcoming Events

1. Information & Organization Meeting!
Wednesday, Sept. 5th
3:30 PM
Bamford Room
(Room 171b in the Torrey Life Sciences building)

2. Mansfield Festival on the Green
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Noon - 5:00 pm
In front of E.O. Smith High School
Website: http://www.mansfieldct.gov/content/1914/6514/6522/7898/default.aspx

We're helping keep this a low-waste event by sending volunteers to man the waste stations, to direct people to recycling and composting.
We'll have a volunteer sign-up sheet at the Sept. 5th meeting, or email Hayley (hayley.kilroy@uconn.edu).

3. Mansfield Natural Areas Volunteer Day
Date: an upcoming Saturday, TBA


or see the officer list below.

Faculty Advisor: Eric Schultz
Hayley Kilroy (Chairperson)
Alyssa Borowske (Secretary)
Kasey Pregler (Treasurer)

Links & Other Stuff

Our Constitution and Bylaws:
Note: our Constitution was updated in May 2012; the new version will be posted soon. The previous documents are below:

both amended in May 2008 - OEP liaison position added to the Bylaws and grant acquisition added as a funding option in the Constitution.

Things YOU can do TODAY:

  • Conserve energy - take shorter showers, turn off your computer at night, etc.
  • Print and copy on both sides of the page
  • Recycle all plastics labeled 1-7 in departmental bins
  • Take the stairs, not the elevator
  • Ride the bus/carpool
  • Spread the word :)

Green Links