2015 Symposium on Sustainability - Sustainapalooza

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Date/Time:Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location:Memorial Union Great Hall
Contact:Merry Rankin
Channel:Live Green Submissions
Categories:Live Green Special events Student activities
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Join The Green Umbrella, the Office of Sustainability and the Council on Sustainability for the fourth annual Sustainapalooza. An event focused on green and sustainable initiatives, accomplishments, and opportunities at Iowa State and in the Ames community. Local food refreshments and sustainability-themed giveaways included.

Sustainapalooza is a companion event to the annual Symposium on Sustainability offering a very interactive and activities-based opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to increase awareness and engagement in sustainability initiatives, events, and opportunities on campus and in the Ames community.

The event includes a sustainability poster session (highlighting campus and community initiatives, accomplishments, and opportunities related to sustainability and living (and working) green, four interactive Green it Yourself (GIY) Centers (featuring topics of sustainable survival skills, upcycling, green cleaning, and local foods)and sustainability-themed giveaway items.

Sustainapalooza will be preceded by a public lecture by Dr. John Warner on Monday, February 23 and the presentation of the 2014 Live Green Awards for Excellence in Sustainability at 5pm on February 24. A public lecture by Dr.Tim Lindsey will follow Sustainapalooza and conclude the 2015 Symposium on Sustainability.


This is a collaborative event sponsored by The Green Umbrella student organization, the Office of Sustainability, and the Council on Sustainability.