September Sustainability Days

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Date(s) - 09/08/2014 - 09/29/2014
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September Sustainability Days is a month-long celebration of sustainable living. The Office of Sustainability hosts events throughout the month, as well as partner and promote other campus sustainability related events. This year, we are featuring our Sustainability Scavenger Hunt! So, stop by our events as well as our booth at the UIC New Student Convocation Block Party, Graduate Student Orientation, or the Involvement Fair and pick up your passport. After you complete it, turn it in to our booth at the Transportation Fair & Cycling Extravaganza! to redeem your prize!


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  • CCSE Events and Activities meeting
    August 19 - 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm: This Subcommittee will be discussing Sustainability Days event planning as well as the new UIC Green Guides for events
  • Calories to Kilowatts Competition
    September 8 - 30 - All Day: A 3 week competition to see who can produce the most energy while working out on the UIC Campus Rec treadmills and ellipticals
    September 8 - 10:00 am – 2:00 pm: Come check out all the FREE office supplies donated by UIC departments. This is FREE and open to ALL!
  • Campus Electronic Recycling Event, East
    September 11- 10:00am-2:00pm: Come drop off your UIC office electronics to be recycled correctly. We will also be accepting your personal electronics, by partnering with VetTech.
  • Transportation Fair & Cycling Extravaganza!
    September 15- 10:00am-2:00pm: This fun festival will showcase alternate modes of transportation and help you navigate to, from, and around UIC complete with bike workshops and a chance to test drive Nissan’s electric vehicle, the Leaf! Drop off your passport here to redeem prizes!
  • What’s In It For Me? The Power of Residential Energy Choices
    September 16- 12:00 pm: A panel discussion
  • Don’t Even Think About It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change: A Discussion with George Marshall
    September 17- 1:00pm
  • Campus Electronic Recycling Event, West
    September 18- 10:00am-2:00pm: Come drop off your UIC office electronics to be recycled correctly. We will also be accepting your personal electronics, by partnering with VetTech.
  • Weigh Your Waste
    September 23- 25 – 11:00 am – 1:30 pm:  Come visualize wasted food during lunch hours at the 3 separate all-you-care-to-eat dining facilities on campus
  • Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Film Screening East Side
    September 23  3:00 pm: Presented by the Office of Sustainability, SURF and part of the Latino Cultural Center’s Civic Cinema series. Stay after the film for a discussion of how plastics are effecting society adn the environment.
  • Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Film Screening West Side
    September 29 3:00 pm