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GO GREEN DURING SCHOOL






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SUSTAINABLE ORGANIZATIONS


GATORS FOR A SUSTAINABLE CAMPUS
www.sustainablegators.org
Aims to increase awareness of sustainability on
campus and encourages students to lead more
sustainable lives. GSC is affiliated with the UF
Office of Sustainability and leads the Renewable
Energy Fee initiative.

BIOENERGY AND SUSTAINABLE
TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY
grove.ufl.edu/~bests
Provides a forum within which to discuss and
educate the members and the public at-large about
the technological realities, politics and economics
of bioenergy and renewable resources, energy
conversion and distribution, and sustainable
technologies.

UP GREEKS GOING GREEN
ufgreeksgoinggreen.wordpress.com
Promotes environmental awareness and eco-
friendliness within the UF Greek community.

U.S. GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL,
UP STUDENT CHAPTER
Works to raise awareness of green building
principles and practices among the design,
construction, planning, engineering, and real
estate communities.


STUDENT REPRESENTATION


JOINT STANDING UP SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE
www.dso.ufl.edu/vpsa
Seeks to enhance the University's standing
as a global leader in sustainability. Student
Government appoints two student represent-
atives to the committee each year.
CHOMP THE VOTE
Student Government's agency responsible for
registering UF students to vote and increasing
student voter turnout. Volunteers are always
needed! That means you!

STUDENT GOVERNMENT AGENCY FOR
SUSTAINABILITY
Works towards implementing policies and
programming which brings about sustainable
improvements to the University of Florida.
Email Bailey Kilbourne at bailey@ufl.edu or
call 561-573-3258.

STUDENT GOVERNMENT STUDENTS
TAKING ACTION AGAINST RACISM
www.sg.ufl.edu/staar
STAAR has a mission to encourage a diverse
atmosphere for UF students to grow and learn from.


REMEMBER TO:




RECYCLE

GAINESVILLE RECYCLES all plastic with
a #1 or #2 on the bottom, aluminum and tin cans,
and glass jars and bottles, junk mail, office paper,
newspaper, magazines, phone books, and corrugated
cardboard. Make sure to rinse out cans, jars, and
bottles and remove lids. Remember, do not throw
any non-recyclables into the bins. UF has places
to recycle batteries, ink cartridges, and Styrofoam
packaging peanuts! Check out Campus Copy, Fax
& Pack on the ground floor of the Union.
For on-campus recycling locations, look at the
Sustainable Campus map at campusmap.ufl.edu



& Ili
Polyethylene Terephthalate (PETE)
Soda, water, beer bottles; salad dressing bottles;
peanut butter containers; jamjars





High-density Polyethylene (HDPE)
Milk,juice & water bottles; trash and retail
bags; laundry detergent; bleach containers





Old Corrugated Cardboard (OCC)
Corrugated layer of flutng"between 2 sheets of cardboard
Widely used for packaging and shipping; toy boxes





Recycled Content
Indicates recycled content. A percentage within
the logo may show amount recycled.


2008

UF USED:


SMEGAWATTS MILLION
0 ofelectricity 4 "0

S- Most of our energy comesfrom non-renewable
resources such as natural gas and coal.
ECO-CHALLENGE
UFPRODUCED:

UF saw residence halls reduce energy 16 034 TONS
usage by more than 14,500 KWHs, or
of solid waste
the equivalent of 340 tons of carbon.......................................
UF recycles urban yard waste, concrete,
1 A 50 0 KWHs wooden pallets, cardboard shipping boxes,
1 5U0U of energy and scrap metal. Cans and bottles are just
one small part of the recycling program.



Sr e x DRIVI NG2 5,199 TONS
x peryear of recycled waste


Seriously, it's important...
By voting, everyone can have a say in the
direction the city, state, and country is headed,
and elected officials can be held accountable
for the decisions they make.
Register to vote in Alachua County at the
Supervisor of Elections Office, or pick up a
registration form at the Post Office, Public
Library, or the Student Government Office on
the third floor of the Reitz Union.



THE 11T" HOUR
Directed by: Leila Petersen, Nadia Conners
Starring: M.
Environmental documentary thatfirmly
confronts viewers about the footprint that
humans have left on this planet.


Cradle to Cradle


Natural Capitalism


Students pursuing a Minor in Sustainability
SUSTAI NABLE Studies must complete a total of 18 credit hours.
ST UDES All students take the gateway course, "Facets of Sustain-
ability" The course features a series of lectures by UF
faculty and community leaders.
Students select 4-5 courses from a menu ofother options
that span multiple disciplines.
For more information, please visit:
www.clas.ufl.edu/sustainability


PLEDGE
TO BE GREEN
Take the pledge to improve
sustainability in your
community.
www.ufgreenalumni.org


PLANET EARTH
B channel, A
BUILDING GREEN


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