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George is going paperless! Check it out dudes! http://t.co/eHsNqfy6
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Stop by Marvin Center Room 307 tomorrow between 4:00 and 8:00 for the Alternative Gift Fair (organized by the… http://t.co/17vGu67m
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Green GW has been working hard to make both the campus and the world a greener place.
On November 6, many of our Green GW members came out to the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Rally at the White House. Along with people from all over the country, we successfully circled the White House to tell President Obama that we will not support the pipeline. President Obama has decided to delay his decision on the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Protesters from all over the country came out in full force, carrying a giant pipeline around the White House.
Some of our Green GW members getting ready for the rally.
While keeping up with national and global environmental events, we have also been trying to keep our GW student body aware of environmental issues and make our campus greener.
We will be launching an awareness campaign and photo petition along with the nonprofit Oceana. Unfortunately, we have had to reschedule this event twice because of the rain, but the event will be happening next Tuesday!
In order to ban offshore drilling, an extremely environmentally degrading practice, we will be encouraging offshore wind energy. Assembling 50 windmills and displaying them in University Yard will create an eye catching display that will spread awareness to students that walk by. Since there will be a photo petition along with the display, students will also be able to immediately have their voice heard. Like the Oceana TODD Facebook page to see examples of previous petitions. We will be sending out sign-ups soon, so stay tuned!
Green GW has also been getting involved with the GW Department of Athletics by encouraging students to recycling at the basketball games. On November 11, we had a table at the GW Men’s Basketball Tailgate and encouraged people to recycle their cans and bottles. On December 15, the basketball game will be sustainability themed, and we will be present at the game encouraging people to recycle and spreading awareness. Next semester, we will have a zero-waste basketball game…keep checking in for more details!
Green GW is also working to have members get involved and come up with an innovative sustainability project for the Clinton Global Initiative in 2012. Stay updated to find out more, or e-mail email@example.com if you would like to be involved!
We are also encouraging students to live more eco-friendly lives by cutting consumption whenever possible. We are working to eliminate receipts in J-Street, but for now the paper size has been reduced by 30%. We are also planning to work with Facilities and the Department of Health and Safety to encourage a more comprehensive battery recycling program. And keep your eye out for new stickers that our members have been placing on paper towel dispensers that remind people where their paper products are coming from!
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Don’t let the rain dampen your spirits today.
Brighten up with our GREEN PLAYLIST! :) We hope everyone has a… http://t.co/EoAtSzdc
Congratulations to the Food Justice Alliance and all the volunteers who made this possible! Read more here: http://www.naturespath.com/do-good/Gardens4Good or watch this video to learn more about the GroW Garden! http://vimeo.com/23472868