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November Program Theme – Mending and Reusing

November 2, 2021

Mending and reusing the items you already own is an important component to reducing the amount of waste we create. Plus, fixing things we own or reusing them for other purposes decreases the number of items we have to buy … Continued

October Program Theme – Local Consumption

September 27, 2021

Consuming locally-produced goods is one important part of being a responsible consumer. By supporting local businesses and production, you can directly support your community while also supporting responsible and sustainable practices. For the month of October, we’ll focus on the … Continued

September Program Theme – Greenwashing

September 1, 2021

While buying eco-friendly items may make us feel good, major companies are not always truthful about their methods of production. For the month of September, we’ll dive into this harmful practice and how you can incorporate education of greenwashing into … Continued

March Program Theme – Plastic Film

February 26, 2020

Print or Download the March Program Theme flyer What is Plastic Film? Plastic film is thin polyethylene plastic used for wraps, packaging or commercial/retail use bags. Polyethylene (PE) film may have a #2 HDPE or #4 LDPE label. Why Can’t … Continued

February Program Theme – Do It Yourself

January 29, 2020

Print or Download the February Program Theme flyer IMPORTANCE OF DIY Did you know that about one third of our total waste generated in the US is packaging waste? One way to cut down on that is to DIY! By … Continued

Green Games January Program – Circular Economy

December 29, 2019

Print or download the January Program Theme Flyer. WHAT IS A CIRCULAR ECONOMY? A circular economy is an economic system aimed at eliminating waste and the continual use of resources. These economies employ reuse, sharing, repair, refurbishment, re-manufacturing and recycling … Continued

Green Games December Program — Sustainable Holidays

November 22, 2019

Print or download the December Program Theme poster. DID YOU KNOW? A consumer needs to reuse an artificial tree for 5 – 10 years to establish an environmental impact lower than that of real trees. If every American family wrapped … Continued

Green Games November Program — Waste Less Water

October 25, 2019

Print or download the November Program Theme poster. WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? Water is vital for all forms of life, and is significant to human society, making its conservation vital. Chapel Hill has a limited water supply and has experienced … Continued

Green Games October Program — The Environment in Politics

September 30, 2019

Print or download the October Program Theme poster. WHAT IS ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS? Environmental politics is the study of political theories and ideas related to the environment, the examination of the environmental stances of both mainstream political parties and environmental social … Continued

Green Games September Program — Recycling Right!

September 19, 2019

Print or download the September Program Theme poster. WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? Do your residents know what they can and can’t recycle on campus? Do they know where to recycle things on campus? Do they know what happens to the … Continued