Green Scavenger Hunt - short description - 7-22-15Green Trail SELFIE Scavenger Hunt

Starting during WOW, Aug 19th-21st, students are encouraged to participate in our Green Trail SELFIE Scavenger Hunt. It is a great way to tour Marshall’s campus greening efforts, have fun, and win prizes.

The first 20 scavengers to successfully follow the instructions and submit their selfie photo collections will win prizes, such as: t-shirts, reusable grocery totes, reusable cups, etc. They will also win high Green accolades from the Marshall University Sustainability Department and the Green Trail Project.


 

Volunteer day - thurs - sept 18 2014 -3COMING EVENTS

  • JULY
    • “Student Garden Volunteer Days” – Thursdays from 4-7PM @ the MU Student Gardens (Behind the Career Services Center). Come join us for a work day in the student gardens! Students, staff, and faculty are all welcome.
    • moblie pics 634“Meatless Mondays”  – join us in the “Meatless Mondays” challenge. Eating less meat reduces demand, greenhouse gas emissions, water pollution, and our carbon footprint, all from changing one simple meal choice. All dining halls offer meatless options, too, so it is super easy.
    • “Wednesday Market Days” – Come visit our booth @ the MU Student Center every Wednesday. You can share a donation and take home some great fresh produce from the MU Student Gardens. Portions of our harvests also go to the Facing Hunger Foodbank.

More Events


The Sustainability Music Fest was a Success!
For more information about this project visit: www.HuntingtonSustainabilityFair.com.


Bicycle Racks of Huntington WVCheck out this Google map listing the bicycle racks located throughout Huntington, WV.

https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?mid=zABko_9hfJJQ.kw3tIw1t8yeg&usp=sharing


In spite of the rain, we had over 300 visitors to Huntington’s first Sustainability Fair, and the word is out that people want more. Here are some photos from the fair, and you can see more at www.HuntingtonSustainabilityFair.com.


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11080700_10153883227318298_5263685195569912713_oOur Earth Day event on Aprill 22nd at the MU Student Center was a success! A wild variety of workshops, presenters, and participants filled our event with green and sustainable learning opportunities. Visitors both young and old were entertained and engaged, had some great fun, and celebrated our green earth. Over 40 local organizations, groups and businesses were at our Earth Day event to share their commitment to our planet, and promote real action that will create a stronger, healthier, happier community. For more information, you can also email us at BeMarshallGreen@marshall.edu, or contact our event coordinator Capri Billings at holderby7@marshall.edu, (304)690-5611. www.marshall.edu/sustainability/earth-day-2015/


Green Roof Success!

The Green Roof installation at the new Engineering Complex went so well, it is hard to believe. We had over 90 volunteers show up to help out, and we finished early, before 3pm! Couldn’t ask for better than that.

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Live Happy Health Day copyLive Happy Health Day – March 25th

The Marshall University Sustainability Department will be participating in a campus health fair titled “Live Happy Health Day” from 11am-1pm on Wednesday March 25th. The fair is presented by the MU Student Association of Nutrition and Dietetics (MU SANDS), and will encompass the many things that make up a healthy lifestyle.

Come find out more about the EcoCycle bike loan program, the MU Student Gardens, and how sustainability is a healthy choice for you, your home, and your community.

 

Bike Loan program opens March 1st!

Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with Eco Cycles: Starting March 1st, students, faculty, and staff, or anyone with a Rec Center pass, will be able to check out an Ecocycle bike for FREE. READ MORE

Check out our second MU Sustainability Department video: Reduce Your Carbon Footprint by borrowing a bike for free through the Eco Cycle Bike Loan Program

Our Sustainability videos are on Marshall’s Youtube page at http://www.youtube.com/user/HerdVideo.

We look to create a new Sustainability video each month! Future Sustainability segments will include the Recycling program, the Sustainability Gardens, Energy Efficiency, and more! We’d like to thank University Communications for all their help with our Public Relations efforts.


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Marshall EcoCycle Bike Loan Program

To checkout a bicycle, come to the Main Desk at the Recreation Center.
Membership is “Free” to all students, faculty, staff, and Recreation Center members.
All you need is:
– your student or staff ID
– a debit or credit card (to reserve the bike)

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For more information go the the EcoCycle webpage!