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.

On a college student's budget commercial cleaners can be very expensive.  Learn how you can make environmentally friendly cleaning products with natural ingredients that cost only pennies to make. During this program you will have the opportunity to make a small amount of laundry soap and get the recipes for making the laundry soap, window cleaner, air freshener and many other cleaners.

The program last about 45 minutes.

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

Reusing old items for new purposes can help keep things 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 repurpose items normally thrown away into a gift bag or phone holder.

This program lasts about one hour.

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

Have you ever thought about what actually goes into your toothpaste or face wash? Girls and Guys Night In will allow you to discover some of the possible health and sustainability concerns there are with the personal care products you use on a daily basis. Have fun while learning how to make a natural ingredient and less expensive 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.

This program focuses on showing and explaining how it is possible to be a vegetarian in college and do so affordably. It also shows that you can eat in an environmentally friendly way without having to a follow a strict vegetarian diet. Through a hands on (and delicious) cooking activity students will learn how to achieve a healthier way of eating that is affordable and available on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Campus. You'll get some great recipes too! 

This program will take about 45 minutes.

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

Would you like to learn more about recycling on campus and get two free washes? By participating in this program you can do both. Learn how to correctly recycle in the Residence Halls and Davies Center by participating in fun and competitive challenges with your friends and hall mates. May the best recycler win!

This program will last about one hour.

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

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.

Ever think about the environmental, social and health injustices of the fashion industry? This program goes over the troublesome issues that are prevalent within the fashion industry and, more importantly, how YOU can make a difference. Residents will create a new article of clothing out of an old t-shirt to reinforce that you don't always need to buy what you need or want.

Program lasts about one hour.

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

Broaches the topic of the increasing trend called minimalism. Describes the benefits of leading a more minimalist life and provides tips on how you can declutter your life. Activity includes a decluttering challenge to see if residents can reduce your personal belongings to 30 things or less. It is not required to go through with the challenge but the attempt is important to see if you actually NEED everything you own.

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.

Residents will become more aware of the dangers of the great outdoors and some of the dangers associated with products that were meant to protect us from those dangers. 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.

During this program, students will learn about the harmful effects of palm oil plantations on the environment as well as human rights violations. It suggests ways to avoid purchasing palm oil in the products you buy and learn how to make a palm-oil free sweet snack through a hands on cooking activity!

This program lasts about 45 minutes.

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

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