Workshop Member Resources



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Welcome to the Student Sustainability Workshops!

Sustainability Workshop Members

Workshop Resources

Syllabus/Workshop Schedule

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.

Weekly Breakdown

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:


  • 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.