4 ways to participate in Campus Sustainability Month

Wsustainabilityhile the leaves may be brilliant shades of orange, there’s lots of reasons to be green this October as staff and students collaborate with community organizations to celebrate National Campus Sustainability Month.

EcoChallenge 2015
October 15-19

Take the EcoChallenge – the challenge to change one habit that benefits both you and the planet. It’s a win-win that’s designed to inspire a lifetime of positive change.

Join Team Chemeketa (pw is: green wolf) and set a goal for yourself! EcoChallenge-sponsored prizes and raffles are held for each achievement level.

Upcycle Drag Show
Wednesday, October 21, 12-2 pm
Building 6, Auditorium
 

Chemeketa’s Facilities department, Sustainability and Triangle Clubs and ASC team up to host the Upcycle Drag Show. Dresses made from upcycled materials by art students and local artists will be on the catwalk. Come for the fashion, stay for the pizza and cake.

Repair Fair and Share
Wednesday, October 21, 5-7 pm
Building 2, Student Center

Chemeketa will host local repair gurus during the Repair Fair and Share. Bring in your bike, small appliance, instrument or fabric item to learn how to troubleshoot basic repairs.

Click here for the event flyer.

Make a Difference Day
Thursday, October 22
 

Chemeketa students will hit the parking lots to paint storm drains with “No Dumping, Drains to River” stencils, which promote watershed health.