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Tour of the Rumpke Dayton Material Recovery Facility

Hunt Brown and Linda Ramey accompanied the SOCHE Sustainability Committee to see where our campus recycling is processed and how the operation works. more »

Energy Degree

Windmills are an alternative form of energy

Students pursuing a master’s degree in Wright State University’s new renewable and clean energy program are, well, energetic. The program was started in January 2009 by Wright State and is the first to offer a renewable/alternative/sustainability engineering masters degree in Ohio. more »

Solar Panels

Solar panel installation on Student Union

Every sunny day, 14 of them are camped out on the roof of the Student Union at Wright State University, soaking up rays. But they’re not students—they’re solar panels. The solar array, installed earlier this year, helps heat the indoor swimming pool and serves as a testament to the university’s commitment to renewable energy. more »

Your daily actions speak louder than words.

As the end of the Fall 2014 term approaches, let's take a look back and a glance forward.

The Campus Community Garden has been cleared now with the last of the potatoes dug up this week thanks to Joshua Monroe helping me. I then delivered 30 lbs. of red and Yukon gold potatoes to the Good Neighbor Food Pantry in Dayton.

The space that has been the Garden for the last three summers will be converted to a Pollinator Garden next spring and help to educate the campus community about pollinators, their role in nature and in our food supply and why we should protect them from chemical poisons and habitat loss.

Other recent events included the Montgomery County Food Summit on November 5th. Over 200 people from around the Miami Valley attended this conference to learn about Local Organic Food Production and to discuss how the Dayton area can further develop a Food Hub to increase the amount of food products grown and consumed right in our area.
Check out the photo shoot.

And as we move into Spring Term 2015, we need to get geared up for Recyclemania and the Campus Conservation Nationals coming up in January.

Have a Safe and Happy Break!

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