The Transportation SWATeam held their second meeting of the semester. They discussed how the a potential DIA Climate Action Plan could help achieve transportation iCAP goals. They also gave input on the student transportation survey that Professor Cidell is developing.
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Leah rehearsed her presentation for the Use the Bin campaign for Lily, Anna, and Morgan. It was determined that a greater emphasis on the iCAP and a lesser emphasis on the Illinois Solid Waste Management Act will be best for the final presentation. Additionally, the final presentation will include more personal anecdotes and audience engagement, along with the Use the Bin video.
At 11 AM on Tuesday, January 16, Leah and Morgan discussed the Illinois Climate Action Plan, the campus waste separation process, and acceptable materials for recycling on campus as they relate to the presentation that Leah will prepare. They also established an agenda for Thursday, January 18, 2018, on which Leah will rehearse her presentation for three members of the sustainability staff at Facilities and Services.
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The Fall 2017 project has been completed and submitted. Results of the competition will be released in Spring 2018.
The team submitted the Fall 2017 entry. Results will be released in Spring 2018.
The student team has submitted the Fall 2017 entry. Results will be released in Spring 2018.
The Purchasing, Waste, and Recycling SWATeam met to discuss a variety of updates and challenges regarding recycling on campus. The group discussed progress on the rearrangement of outdoor dual bins on the North Quad and standards for the placements of bins inside of buildings. The group also discussed their long-term vision for trash and recycling operations on campus and brainstormed various methods for increasing recycling at the Waste Transfer Station. An update was also given on the status of SmartWay certification on campus.Attached Files:
The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) has listed its policies for sustainably purchasing, using, and managing IT equipment at the end of its life. These policies, which include ideas adapted from both campus and beyond, are in the attached file.Attached Files:
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The PWR SWATeam met to discuss objectives and goals for the year, as well as provide feedback on the proposed Campus Administrative Manual policy on purchasing paper of recycled content. The team discussed a broad range of projects and delegated next steps for moving forward on each.Attached Files: