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Sustainability Moving Forward in the Wright State University Dorms

The Wright State University dorms and the Office of Sustainability, in keeping with the goals of the university to make our campus greener, will be implementing programs targeting energy and resource conservation and waste reduction. We will be targeting reduced electricity and water use, as well as increased recycling. 

Dan Bertsos, director of Residence Services, and his staff are working with RAs to help dorm residents learn ways to save energy, like turning off lights and unplugging electronics when not in use. Developing sustainable thinking and behaviors go hand-in-hand with becoming a responsible community member both on campus and beyond.

Look for upcoming contests and events in the dorms and on campus to increase sustainability throughout the year.

Be sure to check this website for shuttle schedules and bike rack locations to assist you to get around campus and the local area without using your car. Less gas and more pedal power!

Sustainability Events

Montgomery County Food Summit

November 7, 2014
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Register now for the Nov. 7th Montgomery County Food Summit. Hosted by Montgomery County Food Policy Coalition, University of Dayton's Sustainability, Energy and the Environment Program and Growing Power Initiative, and Partners for the Environment Food Team Connecting Producers to Consumers:
~ From our farms...to our tables
~ Focusing on solutions for local food distribution

University of Dayton River Campus, Meyer Room 1700 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, Ohio

This is a FREE event and lunch will be provided.

Download the flyer for more details.

Food Justice Film screening

October 15, 2014
7:00 p.m.

The Garden Station in downtown Dayton are promoting upcoming Food Justice Film screening at the Dayton International Peace Museum on October 15 at 7:00 pm.

Land & Freedom: Talking Food Systems
Visiting local gardens, farmers markets, and other fresh food projects in San Diego's diverse urban neighborhoods, Land & Freedom speaks with residents that are taking advantage of the city's reformed urban agriculture ordinances. Residents are finding alternatives to a food system that has historically distressed low income communities. Residents are eating healthier with produce they've grown themselves, using community gardens like they would use parks, and displaying respect for the neighborhoods they live in. Still, many people continue to struggle with the lack of affordable fresh produce readily available within neighborhoods and other resources to improve their lives.

About filmmaker:
Brian Myers, a video producer with the Media Arts Center San Diego, works with under-served communities to document the voice of local community members for the Speak City Heights multimedia collaborative. As a media justice activist he works on a variety of independent media projects for community groups, such as May Day Workers Film Festival, and other organizations focused on social justice. 

More information online at,
http://www.talkingfoodsystems.org/

Its also on Facebook,
https://www.facebook.com/events/1467274270226816/

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