Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 36.66
Liaison Howard Ways
Submission Date Feb. 17, 2012
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University of the District of Columbia
ER-T2-6: Sustainability Events

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Joshua Lasky
Sustainability Manager
Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
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Does the institution hold major events related to sustainability, such as conferences, speaker series, or symposia, that have students as the intended audience?:

A brief description of the event(s):

Green Week @ UDC - The UDC Sustainability Initiative hosted a week of events aimed at students from September 19-24, 2011, which included nine separate events for students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Green Living Expo - The UDC Sustainability Initiative hosted a Green Living Expo in concert with members of the community and the DC Office of Planning on September 24, 2011.

2011 Back 2 School Barbeque - UDC's Back 2 School Barbeque featured "Going Green" as its theme this year. The event eliminated bottled water and diverted more than 95% of waste from landfill through a new composting process for large events at UDC.

Additional sustainability events at UDC in the past year include the following:

Monthly Eco-Justice Cafes
Sustainable DC Community Meetings
University Sustainability Task Force Open Houses
CAUSES International Urban Sustainability Summit

The website URL where information about the event(s) are available:

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