University of Wisconsin-Stout

Oct. 24, 2011

UW-Stout’s school colors are navy and white. They will be green, in spirit, on Wednesday, Oct. 26.

The school’s Environmental Sustainability Office, along with supporting clubs and organizations, is sponsoring Campus Sustainability Day. It is part of a nationwide event to raise awareness about sustainable practices. All events are free and open to the public.

Events will be held throughout the day. The schedule is:

• 10 a.m. to noon: Garden winterizing Workshop, Child and Family Study Center, 811 6th St. E. Sponsored by the campus Sustainable Agriculture in Education Association.

• Noon to 2 p.m.: Plant sale, first floor Jarvis Hall lounge. Sponsored by SAEA.

• 2-5 p.m.: Recycling workshop with Anna McCabe of Dunn County Solid Waste/TerraCycle, at the Sunken Lounge, Merle M. Price Commons. Sponsored by Greensense, a student group. University Housing will give away “I Love Tap Water” bottles.

• 3-5 p.m.: Bicycle tuning demonstrations with StoutBikes at the Sunken Lounge. StoutBikes is a bicycle rental program for students. Sponsored by the UW-Stout Cycling Club.

• 5-7 p.m.: Invasive species removal at the Outdoor Classroom, south of Johnson Fieldhouse. Sponsored by the Natural Areas Club.

In addition to the events, University Dining Services will post information for customers Tuesday, Oct. 25, about its efforts to use food from Minnesota and Wisconsin in the campus dining halls.

For more information about Campus Sustainability Day, go to www.uwstout.edu/sustainability.

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