Join us as for another event in our Sustainability Event Series, Weigh the Waste Challenge! On Monday September 19, sustainability interns and representatives from the Resource and Environmental Management Program (REMP) will be at all dining halls from 5:00-7:00 weighing food waste from students plates!
The first Sustainability Café of the Fall 2011 series, to be held on Monday, September 19th, will feature Jared Makrancy ’09 from the Bolton Point Water Treatment facility, speaking on “Moving Waters: Treating Ithaca’s Drinking Water Supply”. This Sustainability Café will be held in the Center for Natural Sciences Room 112 at 4:00PM.
Independent filmmaker and author Randy Olson will be on campus for an informal "meet and greet" session on Monday, September 19th from 10 - 10:50AM in the Klingenstein Lounge in the Campus Center. Olson, author of "Don't Be Such a Scientist!", will meet with students from both a Non-Fiction Production class and an Environmental Studies course, but others from the campus community are welcome to attend. Olson will show clips from some of his films. Olson will also be interviewed by WICB at 11am.
Use your local resources to collaborate for transportation success, even in a tight economy. The Forum will explore examples from Tompkins County and across Upstate New York to inspire your next partnership. Over the span of two days in downtown Ithaca, a variety of topics will be covered at the forum including carsharing, active transportation, new technologies, partnering with big business, and using local talent and resources. Great sessions and exceptional speakers...plus a film festival and wine reception! Visit www.ithacacarshare.org for more information and to register! Register now for only $60 ($35 for students). Volunteer opportunities are available in lieu of REGISTRATION FEE for students.
Living Routes is a unique nonprofit educational organization offering study abroad opportunities focusing on sustainability in Ecovillages around the world, and is one of Ithaca College's newest affiliated study abroad providers. The Executive Director of Living Routes will be on campus on Thursday, September 8 and will be holding an information session from 12:10-1:00 p.m. in Textor 102 for students interested in learning more about these unique study abroad experiences.