October 21: UNH Campus Sustainability Day

Rebecca Kitchell

Today is Campus Sustainability Day, sponsored by the Office of Residential Life! Here’s what’s going on!

Campbell House Competition!  Join Tyler, your Campbell House Honors RA, as he recycles till he drops!  Compete house to house to see who can recycle the most this month!  The house with the most collected recyclables at the end of the time period will win a pizza party.

New Hall News!  Join Megan and Cori and the Forensic Science LLC residents in New Hall in the 4th floor lounge at 8pm to help solve the crime with soil comparisons using soil particle sifters from the Forensic Science Department.  Also, you will have the opportunity to plant flowers in recycled water bottles.

Old News Is Good News!  Join Steph, Botwinik Interior Design RA, and the LLC residents as they save up old newspapers and create paper mache artwork at 10pm in the 2nd floor lounge.
Book Worms Unite!  Decorate your lab books and notebooks using old magazines at 8pm in the Botwinik 3rd floor lounge.  Also, help Sarah, your Marine Bio LLC RA, and Professor Cuomo clean boats and take a whale watch—details to come!

Rock On!  Come learn the art of turning old records into new bowls with Jackie your Music LLC RA at 8:30pm in the Botwinik first floor common lounge in.

Squeeze Me!  Pick up your free earth stress ball in ORL all day, at the Bartels Info Booth or in the caf sponsored by The Office of Residential Life.

Go Green or Go Home!  The Sustainability Theme Floor in Soundview, lead by RA Sarah Hosford,  is partnering with the UNH Green Team to pick up recycling from the off-campus housing units who don’t have recycling (Forest Hills, Savin and Regency) on Campus Sustainability Day. They are also having green carnival games in the Soundview Quad where reps will hand out sustainable prizes to the winners along with a Brita water filter giveaway.

All Aboard!  Buckle up kids it’s going to be a bumpy ride. Engineering LLC RA, LiaQat SaRabi, is taking his residents to an epic sustainability centered interaction with Dr. Kautsospyros and Dr. Thompson from the University of New Haven on Oct. 22 at 6pm in the New Hall common lounge.

Business Success: From the Resume to the Office!  Join Danielle, your Business LLC RA, to learn more about business sustainability (“the increase in productivity and/or reduction of consumed resources without compromising product or service quality, competitiveness, or profitability”) and while you are at it—get started on your resume!

Your Sustainability Liaisons for the Office of Residential Life will have some fun and sustainable programming and info available throughout the day! Be sure to keep your eyes and email peeled for more information!