One of the biggest barriers to recycling on College and University campuses continues to be a lack of awareness and communication with the student population. Presented by the College and University Recycling Coalition's 2012 Webinar series, this webinar will focus on discussing communication strategies that will help get students involved in their campus recycling programs. It will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2012 from 1-2:30pm EST.
This webinar will discuss a new guide titled, "Student Sustainability Educators: A Guide to Creating and Maintaining an Eco-Rep Program on Your Campus" written by Christina Erickson, Sustainability Director at Champlain College, and co-published by AASHE and the National Wildlife Federation. This guide highlights 18 EcoRep programs from across the country, three of which will be discussed in detail during the webinar. These examples demonstrate the process involved in designing, implementing, and evaluating successful student Eco-Rep programs. The webinar will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 from 2-3:30 EST. Registration ends on Wednesdays, April 18th at 12:00pm.
On June 6, 2012 Academic Impressions supported by AASHE will host a webinar at 1:00pm EST on creating a bike-friendly campus. Duke University (NC) will be presented as a case study, demonstrating a step-by-step guide to developing bike-friendly policies and initiatives on campus.
On April 17th, 2012 Academic Impressions supported by AASHE, will host a webinar from 1:00-2:30 EDT on the sustainability of campus housing and students' role in its implementation. Representatives from the University of British Columbia will present their institution as a case study, offering advice and tips on the implementation of sustainable residence hall programs.
Representatives from Harvard University, University of New Hampshire and California Institute of Technology will discuss their institutions' management of green revolving funds and how these funds have impacted their sustainability efforts. The Sustainable Endowments Institute and the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation will co-host this event. The webinar will occur on January 27th from 2:30-3:30pm EST.