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Events

The Office of Sustainability is involved in various events throughout the year.

  1. Kent Green Energy Ohio Tour: September
  2. Campus Sustainability Month: October
  3. Game Day Challenge: Fall Semester
  4. Earth Month Events: April
  5. RecycleMania: Spring Semester
  6. E-Cycle Drive: March
  7. Shred Mania: March
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 12:00am
A bird’s-eye view of most cities captures the barren landscape of asphalt-covered rooftops, sprawling from one high-rise structure to another. As the sunshine makes its way across the city, the intense rays bake the dark roofs; and when the sun turns to rainfall, it floods the co...
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 12:00am
The greenhouse effect is one of the most widely known causes of global climate change. It is currently caused by an excess of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere due to burning of fossil fuels. Some natural processes can help slow climate change by removing CO2 from the atmosp...
Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Kent State University student Symone Baskerville is passionate about sustainability. A senior fashion design student, Ms. Baskerville’s love for sustainable fashion began after taking an environmental science course during her freshman year of high school. There she learned about...
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Does your office have outdated T-shirts taking up space in your storage closet? Let us turn them into reusable grocery bags for food pantries. Do you have a collection of plastic grocery bags at home (from when you forget to take your reusable bags to the store)? Let us turn them...
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Marji Wachowiak has always been drawn to buying.  Now a lecturer in Kent State University’s Fashion School, Ms. Wachowiak enjoyed an extensive career in the fashion industry where she was a buyer and product developer for Macy’s, Target and wholesalers. Today, she still buys but...
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Diversity really matters to students at Kent State University, and those issues and accolades have a new administrative channel in the Student Diversity Action Council, a branch of the University Diversity Action Council that seeks to be a voice and an advocate for the student bo...
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Kent State University is again showing its commitment to sustainability with its new climate change grove that also offers opportunities for research. The tree grove, located behind the Student Recreation and Wellness Center on the Kent Campus, was created through a partnership b...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 12:00am
A green roof, a geothermal heating and cooling system that is 300 percent more efficient than standard systems, and a 15,000-gallon gray tank that recycles rainwater for irrigation and flushing bathroom fixtures. These are just a few of the sustainability features that helped Ken...
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 12:00am
A shaved head can represent many things, but to some people, including Lisa Morde, coordinator of Community Engaged Learning in University College, a shaved head represents more than what meets the eye. Ms. Morde, who shaved her head for the third time since 2001, feels so deeply...
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 11:53am
A green roof, a geothermal heating and cooling system that is 300 percent more efficient than standard systems, and a 15,000-gallon gray tank that recycles rainwater for irrigation and flushing bathroom fixtures. These are just a few of the sustainability features that helped Ken...

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