Celebration: National Campus Sustainablity Day

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Date/Time:Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Location:Parks Library Lawn
Contact:Heidi Kalb and Paige Myers
Channel:Live Green Submissions
Categories:Live Green
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Hosted by the Green Umbrella and Live Green! Sustainability-minded student organizations, campus groups and community businesses will highlight their activities, initiatives and products. Coffee, cookies, apples, green-minded prizes!

Join The Green Umbrella student organization and the Office of Sustainability in support of ISU's Live Green! Initiative, and in celebration of all the sustainable achievements and initiatives on campus and in the Ames community.

A celebration of National Campus Sustainability Day will take place this Thursday, October 26, from 11am-2pm on the Parks Library Lawn, right across from the Hub, and will be highlighted by the following:

-Meeting student organizations and groups on campus as well as community groups and businesses off campus who are making a sustainable difference. Learn how to add some more green in your daily life through tips, ideas, connections and opportunities to get involved.

- Earning great green and sustainably-minded prizes.

- Taking advantage of FREE bike and longboard tune-ups offered by Outdoor Recreation Services and the ISU Longboarding Club.

- Enjoying FREE refreshments including cookies, coffee and apples from the ISU Horticulture Research Station.


- Bring your own mug (or earn a reusable mug at the event)for free coffee.

- Bring a non-perishable food donation to support The SHOP, ISU's student food pantry (founded and operated by students for students)!!

Participating groups and businesses include:
AFA On Campus Iowa State Chapter, All Aboard for Kids, Ames Bicycle Coalition, Cherry Glen Learning Farm, Cellular Agriculture Society, Chinese Students and Scholars Association, City of Ames Smart Business Challenge, Climate Reality Campus Corps at ISU, Community and Regional Planning Undergraduate Club, Dance Marathon, Environmental Education Club, Engineers for a Sustainable World, Ethical Eating Club, Freshmen Council, Friendship Ark Inc., Greeks Go Green, Iowa State University Police Department, ISU's Climate Change Theatre Action, ISU Longboarding Club, ISU Outdoor Recreation Services, Live Green! Newsletter, Mentoring and Volunteering Students Club, Network Against Human Trafficking, Oxfam America - ISU, Prairie Rivers of Iowa, Society for the Advancement of Gender Equity, Soil and Water Conservation Club, St. Jude Up 'til Dawn, Student Government, Story County Conservation, Team PrISUm, The Green Umbrella, The SHOP, To Write Love on Her Arms, Volunteer Center of Story County, Workspace, Wheatsfield Co-op and Wind Energy Student Organization (WESO).

For more information or to get your organization or group included, email Heidi Kalb (

kalbh (at) iastate (dot) edu
)or Paige Myers ().