Sustainability

West Chester University

 

Events

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Community Supported Agriculture

CSA On the WCU campus this Summer!  WCU has partnered with a local CSA, North Star Orchard in Cochranville, PA to offer this healthy, cost-effective service. Click here to view the flyer

Sustainability Advisory Council Meetings

Spring 2014

Friday, January 31st               1:00 – 2:30pm            Philips 3rd Floor Board Room

Friday, March 7th                   1:00 – 2:30pm            Philips 3rd Floor Board Room

Friday, April 4th                      1:00 – 2:30pm            Philips 3rd Floor Board Room

Friday, May 2nd                      1:00 – 2:30pm           Philips 3rd Floor Board Room

Sustainability Calendar

 

Earth Week 2014 at WCU    

Monday, April 21st

  • 6pm Grow What You Eat Workshop (Outdoor Classroom - Merion)                           Sponsored by the Office of Wellness Education  

Tuesday, April 22nd    

  • Earth Day    
  • Campus Transportation Alternatives Challenge Walk, bike, carpool, or take public transport to WCU!
  • 7pm Film: Blood in the Mobile (Sykes Theater)    
  • Thursday, April 24th
  • 3pm Physics Award Colloquium: “Towards A Sustainable World”            Dr. Puru Jena, Virginia Commonwealth University (Merion 112)              For more info: cpistritto@wcupa.edu
  • 8pm Film: Shored Up (Sykes Theater) With Director Ben Kalina and Dr. Ben Horton of Rutgers University    Click here to view the flyer

Friday, April 25th    

  • 11am-4pm WCU Earth Fair (Academic Quad; Rain/Sykes Ballrooms) Sponsor: E.A.R.T.H. Club   ·        Arbor Day Celebration 2pm: Sugar Maple Tree Dedication (South Campus Village Clubhouse)
  • 5pm: Gordon Natural Area (Gordon Area Gate)         Sponsors: University Student Housing & WCU Tree Campus USA    

Saturday, April 26th

Sunday, April 27th

 

Green Your School Workshop: Save Money, Conserve Resources  

DVGBC and the Mark Group are hosting a Green Your School Workshop for an audience of facility managers and other school stakeholders from around the region.  This program will follow a meeting of the Delaware Valley School Facility Managers Association  (DVSFMA).  Attendees will learn how sustainable initiatives can support school district’s  educational, economic and environmental goals.  Please pass the attached flyer though your networks. Thank you! When: Friday, 05/09/2014 - 10:00am - 3:00pm Where: Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc. Eastern PA Chapter, 430 W. Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA 19403 REGISTER HERE

GREEN websites/Facebook  at WCU:

Sustainability Advisory Council
http://www.wcupa.edu/sustainability/
Facebook: Green Light on Sustainability at WCU

Gordon Natural Area
www.gordonarea.org
Facebook: Gordon Natural Area

E.A.R.T.H.
Facebook: WCU E.A.R.T.H.

Twitter

Orgsync

Amazon Center for Environmental Education & Research
http://www.wcupa.edu/aceer/
Facebook: Aceer-The Amazon Center for Environmental Education & Research

Facilities/Energy & Sustainability
http://www.wcupa.edu/_INFORMATION/AFA/Facilities/Energy/default.asp

Recycling
http://www.wcupa.edu/_information/afa/facilities/Recycling/default.asp