Ecologic Meeting September 14, 2010

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Ice Breaker

Why did you decide to join this club? What is your environmental pet peeve?

Activities

Watching an Episode of Captain Planet

  • Episode: A Hero for Earth (1st episode)

Aspects of Ecologic

Education

  • Envirenss (environmental newsletter)
  • Recycling Seminar
  • Guest Speakers

Fun

  • Movies
  • T-shirts
  • Hikes

Action

  • Volunteering
  • Recycled Notebooks
  • Dumpster Dives
  • Advocacy
    • PowerShift
    • 350 Rally

Other Environmental Activities/Clubs on Campus

Student Sustainability Task Force (SSTF)

  • Campus organization dedicated to sustainability initiatives on campus
  • Currently working to get several buildings to reduce energy use
  • If interested in doing something active, feel from to come to the meetings
  • Meetings Thursday 4:30-5:30 in the Shelnutt Gallery Rm 3206

Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW)

  • Project based organization
  • Currently building a bio-digester to help local farmers
  • Had students go down to Haiti after the earthquake to construct a solar-powered computer system
  • Next week will be a speaker from an organization regarding sustainable development
  • Meetings Mondays 4-5:30 but next week's meeting will start at 4:30

Plans for Future Meetings

Watching the Cove over the course of the next 2 weeks

  • The cove is a documentary film about the vicious killing of dolphins in Taiji, Japan

Early October will be elections for officer positions

Future Events

RPI Farmer's Market Saturday 9/18 10:15 am Union Horseshoe