To Green and Beyond Toolkit

 

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  • What does sustainability have to do with Campus Dining? 3D Visualization? You?

    Explore these tools to find out what sustainability looks like at UIC and how you can get involved.

    All tools created by 2013-2014 Office of Sustainability interns

    What Color Is Your Sustainability? Quiz

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    Take the quiz and discover your sustainability color!

    Proud To Be Sustainable UIC Poster Campaign

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    Showcase yourself in sustainable action with our “to green and beyond” poster campaign tool.

    Sustainability Scavenger Hunt

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    Sustainability is all around UIC–you just have to get out there and find it.

    Show Us Your Colors Building Campaign

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    Celebrate your community’s sustainability efforts with this placemaking tool.

    Sustainability Map

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    Discover UIC’s sustainability assets–and add your mark to the map

  •  Sustainability Map

    UIC Sustainability Map

    • The Sustainability Map is where you will discover UIC’s sustainability assets all over campus.
    • For example: Did you know that Campus Recreation did more than sustain your wellbeing? Learn more about it or check out the presentations linked from the map.
    • Have your own sustainability asset? Click here to make your mark and add it to the map.

     

  • Sustainability Scavenger Hunt

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    The Sustainability Scavenger Hunt is where you will actively learn about UIC’s sustainability assets.

    Search for the meal that has more to do with green than simply filling your serving of veggies.

    Begin exploring below!

     

     

     

    Note: For the Interact scavenger hunts, participants will have the option of also posting photos of themselves to the UIC Office of Sustainability Facebook page to verify their visits to each location. By posting photos to the UIC Office of Sustainability Facebook page, you give the UIC Office of Sustainability permission to use them without restriction, through print, projection, internet web site, video, and/or any other potential media market.

    Sustainability Scavenger Hunt East passport

    This version of the scavenger hunt only has locations on the east side of the UIC Campus. Fold in quarters to use a passport! (The page with your name and email is the cover page)

    Sustainability Scavenger Hunt West passport

    This version of the scavenger hunt only has locations on the west side of the UIC Campus. Fold in quarters to use a passport! (The page with your name and email is the cover page)

    Sustainability Scavenger Hunt passport- entire campus

    This version of the scavenger hunt has locations on both the east and west sides of the UIC Campus. Fold in quarters to use a passport! (The page with your name and email is the cover page)

     

     

  • Show Us Your Colors Building Campaign

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    Poster from EcoJam 2014

    UH and CSB Building Campaigns

    This tool is a visualization of the “What Color is Your Sustainability” quiz.

    In Spring 2014, employees from University Hall and the Clinical Sciences Building, as well as participants at EcoJam 2014, were given the quiz.

    After completing the quiz, each person chose the sticker that corresponded to their “color,” which represents the facet of sustainability that they identify with the most. Each person wrote their name and department/major on the sticker and placed it on the poster.
    This type of visualization enables the viewer to see trends in the “colors” of sustainability that people from each department/major identify with.

     

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    Poster example

    Do a Sustainability Campaign in Your Building

    This tool is composed of a poster and stickers. Here are some Guidelines:

    1. Give some thought to the size that you print the poster. Consider: How many people are in your target group? How many do you want to participate?

    2. Hang the poster in a public space where everyone will be able to see it

    3. Distribute the stickers to your coworkers, fellow students, etc., along with instructions.

    Now you can watch the poster fill up with the names of familiar people and get to know how everyone can live sustainably and create a sense of community within your group!

     

     

    Download Your Campaign Materials

    Poster
    Instructions
    Stickers
    (click on the stickers below)

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    Hanging the poster in CSB

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    Sticker Cookies Made by One of our Interns!

  • Proud to Be Sustainable UIC Poster Campaign

    Want to know how UIC is a sustainable campus? View the posters below showcasing UIC community members engaged in sustainability–working together for “human and ecological health, social justice, secure livelihoods, and a better world for all generations.” Then submit your own to become part of our unfolding sustainability story.

    How to Submit

    Submit your image and your caption them on our OS Facebook page and/or our Instagram page. Your caption should include a short description of your poster plus your name and major/ department.

    Make sure to include the phrases #SustainableUIC and #CleanEnergyU 

    Be creative! Sustainability includes reducing  waste to fighting for social inequities to using clean energy! Take a look at other posters to see the broad range of sustainability practices being highlighted.

    DISCLAIMER: Submitting your materials means you give the UIC Office of Sustainability permission to use them without restriction, through print, projection, internet web site, video, and/or any other potential media market.

    Spring Semester 2014 Photo Contest

    Congratulations to the 2014 Winners! Take a look through the winners and other submissions below.

    BEST INDIVIDUAL WINNERS 2014
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    Jackie Montero

    Jackie Montero

    Edward Bury

    Edward Bury

    JOANNE_MOLISKI

    Joanne Moliski

    EDUARDO

    Eduardo Munoz

    BEST GROUP WINNERS 2014

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    Natalie Cruz

    Natalie Cruz

    Lance Long

    Lance Long

    DRPH

    DRPH

    TriO Academic  Support

    TriO Academic
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    MOST CREATIVE WINNERS 2014

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    Rhiannon Davis

    Rhiannon Davis

    Joe Iosbaker

    Joe Iosbaker

    DINING_SERVICES

    Dining Services

    Pablo_Baby

    Yehimy Montes

    Agnes Otap

    Agnes Otap

     

    OTHER SUBMISSIONS 2014

     

  • RHEA_RASHAD

    Rhea Rashad

    Jeff Horwitz

    Jeff Horwitz

     

    Ryan Mitchell

    Ryan Mitchell

    AGNES_Otap

    Agnes Otap

    SARA_Ramirez

    Sara Ramirez

    STEPHEN_TINNEY

    Stephen Tinney

    ToolKit Poster - Jen Zoleta

    Jen Zoleta

    Hyejung

    Hyejung Lim