Welcome to the Student Sustainability Workshops!
The Fall 2021 syllabus and Workshop schedule will be uploaded during the first couple of weeks of the Fall semester. By participating in the Workshops participants agree to adhere to the outlined requirements on the syllabus to successfully complete the Workshop.
Workshop #1: Introduction - Read Intro & Water Chapters, Complete "Before" Student Sustainability Survey and write down results from the Ecological Footprint Quiz.
Workshop #2: Water - Implement 3 Water Action Items, Read Energy Chapter
Workshop #3: Energy - Implement 3 Energy Action Items, Read Waste & Shopping Chapter
Workshop #4: Waste/Shopping - Implement 3 Waste and Shopping Action Items, Read Chemicals Chapter, Project #1 Assigned
Workshop #5: Chemicals - Implement 3 Chemicals Action Items, Read Transportation Chapter, Project #1 Due, and Project #2 Assigned. Look up a personal care product on the Environmental Working Group "Skin Deep" Database
Workshop #6: Transportation - Implement 3 Transportation Action Items, Read Food Chapter, Project #2 Due, and Project #3 Assigned
Workshop #7: Food - Implement 3 Food Action Items. Project #3 Due. Complete "After" Student Sustainability Survey to see how you've improved. Turn in any make-up assignments to student leaders by next week.
Workshop #8: Wrap Up - Make-up assignments and "After" Survey are due.
Read the Chapters as assigned on the syllabus or above on the Weekly Breakdown section. Click a chapter to download:
- Intro Chapter
- Water Chapter
- Energy Chapter
- Waste Chapter
- Shopping Chapter
- Chemicals Chapter
- Transportation Chapter
- Food Chapter
- Conclusion Chapter
- Before Survey - This survey must be completed by the second workshop meeting. To complete this survey you must first take the Ecological Footprint Quiz.
- After Survey - This survey must be completed by the last workshop meeting. To complete this survey you must first take the Ecological Footprint Quiz.
At-Home Projects/Volunteer Opportunities
Typically workshop members must complete 3 hours of community service with an organization on the community service list provided by Sustainable Works. However, this requirement will instead be fulfilled by 3 at-home projects this semester.
Stay tuned for volunteer opportunities coming this Fall 2021.