Green Grads

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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


Contents

Announcements

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)
JOIN US FOR PIZZA AND PLANNING FOR THE YEAR AHEAD!

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

Contact

uconngreedgrads@gmail.com
or see the officer list below.

Faculty Advisor: Eric Schultz
Officers:
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.

Green Links


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 paper, plastic, glass, and aluminum in bins around campus
  • Take the stairs, not the elevator
  • Ride the bus/carpool
  • Spread the word :)
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