SEAC Minutes 4/5/2016 – ELECTIONS

Go Around: We traded lots of beautiful complements about the people to our left.

Officer Elections – Congratulations to our new officers!!

  • Facilitators:  Ian Huber and Natalie Steinberg
  • SEACretaries:  Marie Serfis and Matthew Baker
  • Treasurer:  Erin Goodstein
  • Historians:  Abby Holcombe, Claire Seaton, Megan Embrey
  • In-Reach:  Jessica Seidenberg, Kendall King, Quentin Paleo, Bennett Mertz
  • Out-Reach:  Kyle Parker, Madeleine Boel, Stuart Jones, Sydney Scafidi
SEAC Retreat:  this Sunday at 10 AM!!

  •  Here are topics and food we have so far; feel free to sign up for anything else here or just bring whatever food you feel like bringing!
    • litter pickup – Bennett
    • SEAC History – Natalie
    • The Beatles – Abby
    • Cars – Tyler
    • Entheogens – Ben
    • Campaign Planning – Anne
    • Bird Watching – someone?
    • Madeleine – something
    • Natalie – Breakfast stuff
    • Bennett – coffee
    • Abby – chips
    • Stuart – Guacomole
    • Quentin – cookies
    • Megan – Mystery?
Other Announcements

What is Environmental Racism? SA Table TalkWednesday at 6 p.m. in Chesapeake B – Register here:

Talia is putting together a “wasteless” challenge for Earth Week.  Let her know at if you are interested.

Sodexo is hiring a few more Sustainability Dining Interns for next school year.  This is a paid opportunity – also talk to Talia if you are interested in this.
Hope everyone has a good week!
With SEAC love,
Julia Moore

SEAC Minutes 2/8/2016

Leave comments on this SA Resolution by Thursday so we can represent SEAC. Will discuss more next Monday.

The Go-Around: What would you name this dog? (It was a cute dog, it had spots)

Restoration- met with Henry Broaddus and Calandra to obtain funds
Energy Justice- working on solar panels, vending machines, and Solar Education Week
ESLI- had great after school visit! Made rice maracas and valentines hearts. ESLI has a meeting Wednesday at 3:45 in the SEAC OFFICE in campus center. We will get ready for school visit next week. Email us at with any questions
*needs cereal boxes, other recycled materials that can ESLI be turned into art
Take Back the Tap- stay posted for petition competition
Recycling- Free Market opens on Tuesday and Thursday 5-7
Bike Initiative- Saturday Feb 20 11-15 mile loop along the Colonial Parkway
Gardening- sapped sycamore trees for syrup, looking for people to make educational posters
Solo Cup Recycling- had first collection on Sunday
Quentin, Treasurer, on SEAC $$$:
-Should we move our account to a sustainable/local bank?
-Quentin will follow up with more information (esp. on credit unions) next week so we can discuss further
The SEAC Bank Account: $1,161.44. Comes from fundraisers and donations.
The SEAC SA Budget: gave us $501 for 2015-2016 school year, can only be spent on what has been budgeted for. Cannot be spent on most food, alcohol, homecoming float, politically partisan activities
Discussing the SA Resolution
-We could use this resolution as an opportunity to get more student support and visibility for SEAC and COS
-Could use this to propel bill to ban plastic water bottles in SA events
-Could propose setting aside time in SA meeting to inform them about sustainability initiatives on campus to get the word out more
-Could ask SA to send delegate to COS meeting to report back to Senate
-Stuart will represent us to Jonah in meeting on Thursday
-Campaigns will discuss their ideas for this and we will draft a report next meeting. Comment on the Google Doc.
We voted on new Outreach member(s):
-Nominees: Talia and Jessica
-We consensus voted to appoint both on Outreach
Blog for “Hark Upon The Green”!
-Past topics include: Talia’s trip to COP21, internship reflections, how to get involved in sustainability, how to use WATA, bike alliance reflections
-Would love to hear from SEAC!
-Info about new campaigns, publicity blasts, research projects, reflections
-Chance to foster culture of sustainability @ W&M
-To submit: email post to
-Posts are ~750 words
Green Goat Farm
•Goats, chickens, pigs (babies!), Great Pyrenees dogs, a donkey, ducks, a llama and more
•30 minutes outside of Williamsburg
11am-4pm on Saturdays (very flexible)
•Making and sampling organic goat soaps!
Talk to Hope for more info
Mt. Pleasant Farm
-Speakers coming next Wednesday 8PM Blow 332 to talk about sustainable farming and internships

SEAC Minutes 2/1/2016

Happy February everyone!  Here are the minutes from this week’s meeting.

The Go-Around:  What’s the best made-up word for this very mild winter (other than springter)? – minter, globalwarmingisreal, sloshy, wowzer, WINter

Some things we did…

  • Voted to let the Bike Alliance join SEAC as a new campaign (after a discussion of pros and cons).
  • Nominated some people to join Lizzie on Outreach
    • Bennett, Talia, Gracia, Jessica (who will fill in for now)
    • we will vote next week
  • Discussed Funding for Social Events

Updates/Highlights from Campaigns

  • Gardening got some radishes; they are looking for new people to join working groups.
  • Recycling would like to have the Free Market open when other campaigns are at the SEAC Office anyway.  TBTT is already on board.  Let Lydia know if your campaign is okay with this.
  • If you want to be a new leader for Solo Cup Recycling, fill out this form:  3w1-PAHCJREreM/viewform?usp=send_form
  • Anyone is welcome to join ESLI when they go to Matthew Whaley this Wednesday; if you have magazines, cereal boxes, bracelet strings or other items for reusable crafts, give them to Talia or drop them off at the SEAC Office. with any questions.

Reminder of Campaign Meeting Times (these are also available on the Google Calendar below).  Feel free to join in on any of them at any point during this semester!

  • Energy Justice- Sundays at 7PM in the SEAC Office
  • Gardening- Sundays at 3-5PM workday, and meeting Wednesdays from 8-9PM at the Meridian
  • Recycling- Wednesdays at 6:30PM in the SEAC Office
  • Restoration- Tuesdays at 8:30 on the Sadler Couches
  • Take Back the Tap- Thursdays at 5:15 in the SEAC Office
  • Eco Schools Leadership Initiative- Wednesdays at 3:45PM in the SEAC Office
  • The Bike Alliance – 7:00 on Thursdays in Miller 1091 (In the Business School)
  • SEAC Space (more of a hang out than a campaign) – Thursdays from 6-7:30PM in the SEAC Office

Announcements from around campus:

Green Fee Proposals due March 4·

Hark Upon the Green blog – taking submissions, talk to Madeleine

SEAC Minutes 1/25/2016

There were many new meeting members, many returning Listserv members, many returning in-person members.

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The Go Around: What’s your favorite thing about snowy day?

  • “Snow is pretty, I guess”
  • Jumping in snow, making snowmen of snow, innovating ways to sled on snow, frolicking in snow, looking at snow, eating snow, looking at animals in snow
  • The feeling of solidarity with other snow trekkers
  • “They’re awful”


ENSP 100: Introduction to SEAC

  • Cool things we’ve done before:

o   VSEC Conference

o   Helping the Surry community

o   LDOC/Blowout/other fun activities

  • How the coalition works:

o   Non-hierarchical- everyone is equal, everyone makes decisions

o   Consensus voting via thumbs up, thumbs down, horizontal “meh” thumb, or blocking motion

  • All members have to agree to let a motion happen

o   “Sparkles”- whimsically twinkle your fingers in the air to show support/ agreement

  • “Big SEAC” meetings on Mondays at 8:30, where all of the campaigns check in, and later in the semester, we’ll have less structured Big SEAC meetings with article and issue discussions
  • How big of a time commitment is SEAC? As much as you want it to be- you can determine your level of involvement with different campaigns


ENSP 200: The Campaigns

  • Energy Justice- Sundays at 7PM in the SEAC Office

o   Goal: advance renewable energy on campus

o   Working on the Seize the Grid Campaign- goal of 100% clean energy by 2030

o   Petitions, proposals, meeting with the President’s Board of Visitors

o   Talk to Anne Davis for more info!

  • Gardening- Sundays at 3-5PM workday, and meeting Wednesdays from 8-9PM at the Meridian

o   Provides solidarity with local communities, build practical gardens and landscapes, educate, advocate

o   Current projects: Grove Community Garden, Permaculture Garden, W&M Campus Garden Education

o   Join Gardening to help out with in the next two weeks: grant-writing, garden education, building, fundraising, and seed-ordering

o   Ben Olinger would love to talk to you more about Gardening

  • Recycling- Wednesdays at 6:30PM in the SEAC Office

o   Operates the Campus Free Market

  • SOLO Cup Recycling collects SOLO Cups on Sundays at 1PM

o   Talk to Kara Newman

  1. Sign up to volunteer for Solo Cup recycling! It runs from 1 pm to ~2 or 2:15 on Sundays. or write your name on the list at meeting to sign up.
  2. We’re looking for two people to join our leadership team! If you want a good opportunity to get involved in a sustainability initiative and have ideas to make the program even better, fill out this app by February 1st.
  • Restoration- Tuesdays at 8:30 on the Sadler Couches

o   Starting new bigger projects this semester, improving campus environment

o   Talk to Jesse Smyth and Carolina May

  • Take Back the Tap- Thursdays at 5:15 in the SEAC Office

o   Works with Food & Water Watch

o   Goal: institute needed infrastructural reforms (like water bottle refilling stations) in order to make campus free from disposable plastic water bottles

o   Working on Tapapalooza this semester

o   Talk to Sydney Scafidi and Kyle Parker

  • Eco Schools Leadership Initiative- Wednesdays at 3:45PM in the SEAC Office

o   Organizes and runs an after-school environmental education program for local kids

o   Talk to Talia Schmitt

  • Food Justice- Saturdays at 3PM (location TBD)
  • SEAC Space- Thursdays from 6-7:30PM in the SEAC Office

o   Destress with other earth lovers, ft. coloring books

o   Natalie Hurd would love to tell you more about it




Announcements around campus:


Calandra from the Office of Sustainability visited:

  • Green Fee Proposals due March 4
  • Leadership Openings for Spring 2016:

o   EcoAmbassadors- sustainability in curriculum and research

o   New Student Orientation

o   Student representatives for the Green Revolving Fund Committee

Climate Sweetheart Tabling: volunteer and or participate!


Student groups and Impact, an environmental are pushing for strong progress on climate in Virginia and defending the Clean Power Plan. Students can hold up a heart-shaped sign with a personalized message for why they support action on climate, and we’ll take their picture. We’ll deliver the pictures to Senator Warner during the week of Valentine’s Day!

Where: Sadler Center

When: Jan 26th and 27th from 11:00am – 3:00pm

Sign up to volunteer:

Thanks for a great first meeting, and here’s to a green spring semester!

Megan Chaplin



A variety of prompts were answered during the Go-Around: “What’s your favorite part of the winter holidays?”, “And I ask myself: Well, how did I get here?”, and “Conan! What is best in life?”

  • Members travelled by bike and speed-walk, generally enjoy holiday cheer/smells, pumpkin bagels, spending time with family, fighting for trees


  • Last week’s meeting- Ian had slides filled with “dank memes”, suggests googling the name of any campaign “+ funny”

o   Discussed how to improve SEAC Retreat- spread more info, make it shorter

  • Energy Justice- solar panel project for the Rec is going well, looks viable and set for completion Summer 2016
  • ESLI- kids planted seeds in Solo cups, made t-shirt tote bags, ESLI went to the farmer’s market

o   Last club meeting is this Thursday, last after-school meeting with the kids next Thursday

  • Gardening- got an extension so COS will not destroy it, looking for new leadership (talk to Ben)

o   Garden Corps meeting this Wednesday 8PM @ Matt’s house 508, S Boundary

  • SOLO Cup Recycling- didn’t collect last weekend, still thrilled about their new recycling bin

o   last collection this weekend!

  • Restoration- will be wrapping up for the semester and completing letter to Reveley
  • TBTT- gave 50 water bottles new homes during tabling on the terrace, had bowling and jellybeans, obtained more signatures for petition!

Events & Announcements:

  • BLOWOUT- continuing the tradition of watching Captain Planet in the SEAC Office on Friday at 3PM

o   bring food, come hang out with friends

  • Campus Parks Research Presentation- Dec 1, 2015 in the Ford Classroom in the Swem Media Center from 3:30-6:30, RSVP on Facebook
  • SchoolHouse Block Presents: The Hunger Luncheon Dec 1 6-8PM

o   Join SchoolHouse Block on December 1 from 6:00-8:00PM in Tidewater B for a transformational dining experience! As the holiday season approaches, we encourage you to think critically about how food insecurity and malnutrition can serve as barriers to educational attainment and individual growth. The event will feature speakers from USAID Bureau of Food Security, the Virginia Peninsula Food Bank, and the College of William and Mary.

o   The Hunger Luncheon is free, but we will have a full buffet from Nawab that will cost $8 for students and $10 for community members. All proceeds go towards the construction of a gender-inclusive, solar-powered school in Nepal!

  • Conferences- apply for funding by Dec 2
  • Meridian is having a clothing swap at 7pn on Dec 3
  • SEAC Space is going to plan a few fun de-stressing activities for finals
  • The Mid-Year Student Organization & Activities Fair will take place on Tuesday, January 19th from 6:30pm8:30pm in the Sadler Center

SEAC Minutes 11/23/15

Hello everyone! Today we had record attendance of four people plus Ian facilitating in place of Abby and Ben (who, unfortunately were both sick)…But Ian’s slides were amazing (try googling: funny + *insert name of each campaign*). We also watched some fun YouTube videos…Here are the rest of the minutes:
GO AROUND: what is a food you really like but would go terribly with Thanksgiving dinner?

  • jelly beans, sushi, curry, rainbow sherbet, tacos
REPORT BACKS (didn’t have all of them represented…)
  • ESLI- made t-shirt tote bags, planted seeds, and decorated posters with the kids at Matthew Whaley; also walked around at the Farmer’s Market
  • Recycling- had America Recycles Day!
  • Restoration- finished letter to Reveley, Richie made a map of all the plants in the Crim Dell, Randy Chambers got green fee for de-nitrifying substrate
  • Solo Cup Recycling- made a flyer to tell people in Williamsburg about what they can and can’t recycle
  • SEAC Retreat– also was a pretty low turnout out…we will probably redesign/reschedule/reorganize next semester.  The people who were there learned about birds, calendar gift bags, sustainable systems, AND a new idea for combining guac and chips *see attached picture* 

We also talked about…Tips for a Sustainable Thanksgiving!

  • carpool home
  • take time away from electronics while spending time with the family
  • use reusable dishes instead of single-use plates, utensils etc.
  • save all your leftover food
  • consider reducing or cutting out meat
Campus Parks Fall 2015 Research Symposium
December 1, 2015 from 3:30pm – 4:50pm – Swem Media Center, Ford Classroom
Please join the ENSP 249: Campus Parks Research class as we present the results of our semester research project examining the effectiveness of ecotherapy on the W&M campus. Food and beverages will be provided.
Please RSVP at:

Presidential Internship Program at The American University in Cairo
Opportunity for recent university graduates to spend an academic year working at the highest levels of an international university, learn Arabic, and experience life in Egypt.


Climate Countdownnew web series on climate policy and COP21
This is a resource to learn more about the negotiations that will be going on in Paris this December.  Here are some links about COP21,INDCs,implementation, carbon pricing, and China. There is also a screening of Climate Countdown with expert panel discussions on Nov 15th at Columbia University. Here are the event details and livestream.

SEAC Minutes 11/16

SEAC Retreat is this Sunday, October 22, 9AM-3PM in the Keck Lab! We will be:

  • presenting on topics you like to your friends (like TED Talks but way cooler)

o   Already scheduled: IAN on ecology & environmentalism in the Himalayans, JESSE with reusable calendar gift bags, ABBY on The Beatles, BEN on multifunctional landscapes, LYDIA on origami, SYDNEY on Intro ENSP, BENNETT leading a litter pickup, GRAHAM on candles (jk- but it will be lit)

  • sharing & eating food, Bird Walk, helping with the gazebo

o   Volunteered so far: guacamole, chips, blueberry muffins, mac & cheese, vegan-GF friendly casserole, gummies

The Go Around: Pulp Preferences

  • Very strong opinions, pulp is evidently polarizing

Report Backs:

  • Energy Justice- got stickers, Megan Embrey is leading the making of a documentary on student opinions of energy, planned for next semester (incl. research proposal). Sundays at 7PM
  • ESLI- planned for kids to plant seeds (needs containers!) and bringing the Tribe farm truck
  • Food Justice- intending to join with Food Recovery Network to donate extra food from dining halls to people in need
  • Gardening- dug post holes, went to Waller Mill Park garden to help the Avalon Shelter, mounded mounds of soil, planning to work with COS to work on multi-use spaces with plants, have a big meeting this week about permaculture garden, installing gazebo floor on Sunday
  • Recycling- washed cool jars found on trash pickups to plant plants in on America Recycles Day, got money for America Recycles Day, Rose went to the COS working group on recycling to make campus-wide plans
  • Restoration- worked on letter to Reveley, made bamboo cups with sealant (so can hold liquid!), wrote thank-you notes to plant donors
  • Solo Cup Recycling- all vols came, no cups to be gathered
  • Take Back the Tap- cleaning lost water bottles to give out for free during tabling, visit them on the terrace for gamez, petition signing
  • Litter Pick-Up Crew reached 164lbs!


  • America Recycles Day this Saturday in the Sunken Gardens! Music, food, recycling, crafts, fun, good things
  • SEAC Office door has been fixed, campaign meetings will resume there
  • Flooring the Gazebo on Sunday, part of SEAC retreat but also starting at 10
  • SEAC Retreat on Sunday!  9AM3PM in the Keck Lab

Natalie Hurd is bringing back SEAC Space– dedicated weekly time/area to decompress with your environmentalist friends. Talk to her if you’re interested in helping get this started back up.

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SEAC Minutes 11/9

Go Around the World and Share Your Favorite Land Mass

  • Pangea, Randy Chambers’ Floating Wetland of the Crim Dell, National Parks, New River Gorge, the Blue Ridge Mountains
Report Backs:
  • Sustainability Summit 2K15- Natalie & Josh presented about Take Back the Tap, keynote speaker was a marine biologist, learned about river walks
  • Energy Justice- met with the VP and Director of Sustainability to talk about getting solar on campus. Set a goal to get 200 more signatures for their petition and have more 1:1 meetings.
  • ESLI- taught kids about where food comes from through a game
  • Gardening- helped out at the Grove community garden. Dinner & poster making at Matt’s house at 5PM on Sunday (504 S Boundary St, will coordinate rides)
  • Recycling- planning for America Recycles Day Nov 22, meeting Swem 168 if the SEAC office door problem is not resolved
  • Restoration- planted all the plants! Have a working draft of a letter to Reveley to get donation funds for restoration.
  • Solo Cup Recycling- new recycling bin was a success! Finished in under an hour, despite SEAC door hardships!
  • Take Back the Tap- presented at the Sustainability Summit. Presented their video at both the summit and our meeting​
  • Litter Pick-up- hit 117lbs, the weight of a human being! Recovered glass from Matoaka, going to use at America Recycles Day
  • Still looking for someone to represent SEAC on the Earth Week Team, talk to Abby
  • America Recycles Day on Saturday November 21, 1-4PM
  • SEAC Office door is not working, so meetings are being relocated but the problem is being fixed so no worries!
  • Taking submissions for No Title Needed– members who do a lot of good things for us without a special title
  • There are 2 farmers in Surry County who are looking for help with gardening and livestock initiatives, talk to Ben and stay tuned for a presentation in the future
  • Campus Parks Research study- needs more people! Only 30 minutes, 3:30 tomorrow/ Tuesday. Talk to Natalie or Julia!

SEAC Minutes 10/19/15

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Google Calendar is here (we will be tweaking it throughout the semester):
Go Around: What do you miss most about Ben?
  • Facial hair & Flannel & Facilitating
  • Knowledge of and passion for plant life
  • Way of saying “Uhhhhh”, “calming voice”
  • Informed Interjections
  • New members concur that he sounds knowledgable and worthy of being missed
  • Energy Justice- launch event on Oct 30 (see below), tabling this Friday and next week on the Terrace
  • ESLI- volunteered with the Williamsburg Farmer’s Market, teaching kiddos at Matthew Whaley about Trees on Thursday
  • Food Justice- working on the Local Week of Hunger & Homelessness Awareness, working to distribute information to students
  • Recycling- go to the Free Market 5-7 Tues/Thurs
  • Restoration- had a workday last weekend totaling 75 volunteer hours, received native plants that need planting (blueberry, sugar maples). Check out their work through the Crim Dell!
  • Solo Cup Recycling- had an ant crisis and had to throw away all cups, needs volunteers to get more cups at 1PM on Sunday, working with Williamsburg recycling to recycle cups easier and educate off-campus students on recycling
  • Take Back the Tap- great success with their petition, needs more (See link below). Complete their survey (see link on Facebook). Speaking at the Sustainability Summit on November 7 at the Mason School of Business.
  • Going to have more article discussions
  • Committee on Sustainability wants a SEAC representative to work on the planning committee for Earth Week- talk to Anne Davis or Abby Holcombe
  • We are going to discuss on Facebook signing the Oil Export Ban Letter as an organization
  • Coalition with other social justice groups is happening tonight
  • Campus Parks Research lab is doing their study on Sunday Nov 8- contact Natalie S.
Upcoming Events:
The League of Conservation Voters is having a canvassing event next Saturday, October 24 at 12PM, launching from the Green Leafe, to get environmentalist endorsed legislators elected here in VA! Contact Megan Chaplin (, 703-409-9520) if you are able to help.
Sunday 11AM Trash Pick-up’s – more info from Bennet and Jacob, see Facebook
Solo Cup Recycling needs volunteers for Sunday at 1PM.
The Seize the Grid Launch Event is Friday Oct. 30th on Crim Dell Meadow from 3-5pm! Come out for music, food, pumpkins, and learn all about the energy landscape and what we’re doing. Contact Anne Davis with questions.
SEAC Dinners Mondays at 6:30 at Sadler!

SEAC Minutes 9/28/15

Hello everyone! Here are this week’s minutes:

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 Go Around: Name, year, favorite band or artist

The Last Bison, John Denver, Florence and the Machine, Hosier…

Report Backs

RECYCLING: talked about ideas for crafts and other aspects of America Recycle’s Day

FOOD JUSTICE: in process of contacting super markets about reducing food waste

GARDENING: work day at Waller Mill garden is rescheduled for this Sunday – meet 10 am on the terrace; still looking for someone who wants to build cold frames

ESLI: did cereal box folders with kids at Matthew Whaley, they had fun and were enthusiastic about Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

ENERGY JUSTICE: talked about launch event – October 17th 3-6 on Crim Dell meadow, looking into music and tshirts – let Abby know if you know of good local options for shirts

SOLO CUP Recycling: had a collection Sunday – got cups from two fraternities, still working on going to chapter meetings and talking to city of Williamsburg. There is a spread sheet with signups on the Facebook page!

TAKE BACK THE TAP: working on Green Fees; planning 2 events: 1) tabling with after fall break and 2) a raffle of water bottles that have been lost – maybe at America’s Recycles Day. Reminder: ask people to take lost water bottles to Sadler so they aren’t thrown out

RESTORATION: working in groups, met with Courtney Langley about Virginia Native Plants and Randy Chambers who had ideas about nitrogen eating microbes; tentative workday October 18

Inreach Updates

  • Clue Week this week!!! Talk to Graham if you have questions
    • Revelation is moved to Saturday at 8 pm at Matoaka
  • There will hopefully be a group going to Busch Gardens Day
  • Canoeing on Lake Matoaka will be happening later this month
  • People will be working on Homecoming Float (let Abby know if you’re interested)

Outreach and Other Updates

  • Young Dems mixer at 10 this Friday at Lizzie and Abby’s house
  • Still working on SA co-sponsorship for events
  • Everyone should get CORT trained!! Here’s the CORT Training Schedule: Monday: 10am-1pm, Tuesday: 2-4pm, Wednesday: 10am-1pm, Thursday: 2-5pm, Friday: 10am-1pm, 2-4pm
  • Jordan will present next week about Permeable Concrete

Announcements and Upcoming Events:

Bike Alliance trip to Amy’s Organic Farm: meet at 10:30 a.m. October 4th, signup on the Facebook event, talk to Erin if you don’t have a bike and a helmet

Catching the Sun Movie- Wednesday 5PM Sep 30 Tucker Theater with COS, BikeAlliance, SEAC, and TAP

Green Fee Proposals due Oct. 1 by 5 p.m.

COS Operations Subcommittee Meeting: Wednesday September 30 @ 9 a.m.

Farm to Fork- eat local food in the Sunken Gardens on October 2 with everyone you love, buy tickets ASAP at the dining hall

Bike Alliance needs volunteers for Oct 20-26 bicyclist and pedestrian survey

Meatless Mondays:

SI Eliminate is working to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus: pie eating contest tomorrow at 7 in Blair – talk to Hailey if interested in a raffle ticket

Submit a Blog Post to Hark Upon the Green! Did you have a summer job working in the outdoors? A campus sustainability niche you’d like to showcase? An event you think the sustainability community should know about? Submit a blog post to Hark upon the Green, the Committee on Sustainability’s blog! Email Madeleine ( with any questions or submissions, and check out the blog here:

To all fans of upcycling, crafting, and SEAC- This Wednesday, the informal crafting campaign will be meeting at 8PM in Swem room 134C. Erin Goodstein is going to teach everyone how to crochet beautiful t-shirt rugs that we can sell to raise money for SEAC! We need crafters of any experience level along with A TON of t-shirts. PLEASE bring old t-shirts to Megan (, 703-409-9520) and Erin ( so you can contribute to this effort!

Join the Virginia Clean Power Plan hearing in Portsmouth on October 6th! – See more information and RSVP at: