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SEED

Students Encouraging Environmental Deeds

Students Encouraging Environmental Deeds (SEED) is available to help Housing residents grow their "green" knowledge.

You can reserve a SEED program and enjoy a variety of interactive fun presentations.

Residents will learn the potential dangers that sunscreen and bug repellent can have on the environment and themselves. Activity includes making your own bug spray.

Program lasts about 45 minutes.

Click here to schedule this program. Please request programs no fewer than five business days in advance.

Be Thrifty, Upcycle

Reusing old items for alternative purposes can help keep items out of the landfill and can be an inexpensive way to make gifts for birthdays, holidays and other special occasions. Join us to learn how to upcycle items regularly thrown away into a gift bag.

This program lasts about one hour.

Click here to schedule this program. Please request programs no fewer than five business days in advance.

Personal Care Scare or Purity of Personal Care (Products)

Have you ever thought about what actually goes into your face wash or deodorant? The program (insert program name) will expose you to potential health and sustainability concerns our personal care products that our may contain. Have fun while learning how to make an inexpensive, natural ingredient alternative lip balm. 

The program runs about 45 minutes.

Click here to schedule this program. Please request programs no fewer than five business days in advance.

On a college student’s budge commercial cleaners can be very expensive. Learn how you can make environmentally friendly cleaning products with natural ingredients including laundry soap, window cleaner, air fresheners, and many other cleaners. During this program you will have the opportunity to make a low-cost laundry soap.

The program last about 45 minutes.

Click here to schedule this program. Please request programs no fewer than five business days in advance.

This program aims to give students a basic understanding of the hierarchy of transportation and how they can take advantage of campus resources to travel more sustainably. We will inform students of different environmentally friendly modes of transportation as well as bike safety and how to use our bus system.

This program will last about 45 minutes.

Click here to schedule this program. Please request programs no fewer than five business days in advance.

Minimalism: Less is More  

Needing to declutter your life? Have you considered minimalism? This program discusses the lifestyle of minimalism and the benefits it can have in your life and your relationships with others. You will be provided with tips as well as a challenge on how to declutter different aspects of your life.

Program lasts about 45 minutes to one hour.

Click here to schedule this program. Please request programs no fewer than five business days in advance.

The True Cost of Meat

The True Cost of Meat focuses on providing information on how to become a vegetarian or vegan in college. Discussing how the meat industry has had on our surrounding environment. Through a hands on cooking activity students will learn how to achieve a healthier way of living without having to sacrifice their wallets or diets.

This program will take about 45 minutes.

Click here to schedule this program. Please request programs no fewer than five business days in advance.

The Power of Plastic

Residents will have the chance to further their knowledge of plastics and the effects on the environment and human health. During this program you will learn the best practices for recycling in the residence halls, how to reduce your waste and some tips for reusing items. Students will make a reusable bag that can be used as an alternative for a plastic bag.

The program will last about 45 minutes.

Click here to schedule this program. Please request programs no fewer than five business days in advance.

Recycling on Campus

Would you like to learn more about landfills, composting, and recycling on campus? Learn how to correctly compost and recycle in the Residence Halls and Davies Center by participating in fun and competitive challenges.

This program will last about one hour.

Click here to schedule this program. Please request programs no fewer than five business days in advance.

This program focuses on how a commitment to fair trade is beneficial to both the buy and the producer of goods. Students will learn what it means to be fair trade, why it’s important, and how they can make more informed choices in Eau Claire.


This program will last about 45 minutes.

Click here to schedule this program. Please request programs no fewer than five business days in advance.

 

You can reserve a SEED program and enjoy a variety of interactive fun presentations.

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