Green Week is Approaching!

The Sustainability Department and Net Zero Chapman collaborated to organize Green Week, which will be taking place next week! Green Week is a series of events centered on promoting sustainability within the Chapman community. In collaboration with various clubs on campus, Green Week will have educational, cultural, social, recreational and community-based events. These events will serve to raise awareness for sustainable practices and foster a more eco-friendly atmosphere. For more details about each of the events, follow @netzerochapman on Instagram!

Chapman Campus Recycling and Composting Survey

Help the Sustainability Department and Facilities Management better understand the Chapman community’s attitudes and current knowledge of waste and recycling processes on campus. Take the brief survey here!

Green Panther Spotlight: Ryan O’Hara ‘19

Ryan is currently pursuing a B.S. in Business Administration with a minor in Environmental Studies and is club President of Mission Environment. He has recently started working at Chapman’s Sustainability Department as a Sustainability Assistant and has also worked at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park as a Summer Park Aid.

“Mission E is Chapman’s environmental awareness and appreciation club. We have weekly meetings where we discuss topics ranging from the zero-waste movement to ocean pollution to renewable energy. We also do events such as hikes and beach cleanups. Mission E meets every Monday night at 10pm in AF205. Make sure to e-mail to get on our mailing list!”

To read more about our Green Panther Spotlight, visit his blog post!

Volunteer With Us at Weigh the Waste

Weigh the Waste events take place monthly in Chapman’s Dining Hall. This educational program is geared to assist students in post-consumer waste reduction. The next Weigh the Waste will take place on Thursday, March 14th from 11am – 2pm during lunch. Volunteers will assist in the collection and weighing of the food waste. After the event, volunteers can enjoy a free meal at the dining hall! E-mail if you’re interested in volunteering.

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