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Blue Goes Green Week! October 26-30, 2015

Through sustainable initiatives in the dining facilities and campus store, film screenings and guest speakers, OCU hopes to encourage the campus community and the public to adopt environmentally friendly habits.

Events that are free and open to the public include free film screenings (schedule coming soon) and the following:

Make-A-Difference Monday (Oct. 26)

Information Tables outside CafSustainability Pledges & Selfies
Share-Box Campaign
Adopt-A-Plant 

Turn-off Tuesday (Oct. 27)  

Information Tables outside Caf
Sustainability Pledges & Selfies
Reduce numbers of light switches across campus
Unplug unused chargers and turnoff light switches
Un-elevate (use the stairs)
Dine in the Dark 

Waste-Not Wednesday (Oct. 28)

Information Tables outside Caf
Sustainability Pledges & Selfies
Recycling at OCU
Recycling survey
Composting at OCU
Campus Clean Up Day 

Thirsty Thursday (Oct. 29)

Information Tables outside Caf
Sustainability Pledges & Selfies
Tap vs Bottled Water Taste Test
Ban the Bottle Campaign
Water bottle giveaways
Green Bake Sale 

Food Friday (Oct. 30)

Information Tables outside Caf
Sustainability Pledges & Selfies
Sustainable Menu at Caf
Healthy Cooking Demonstration
Tree Planting

Additionally, the OCU Campus Store will promote their sustainable and environmentally friendly merchandise, the menu in the campus cafeteria will have a sustainability theme, and discounted coffee will be provided at Alvin’s for those who bring a refillable coffee mug.
 
Blue Goes Green Week is coordinated by the students of the Liberal Arts Seminar: Sustainability and the Environment class under the direction of biology professor Dr. Adam Ryburn.