Donate unwanted office furniture to local nonprofits

Departments with excess and unwanted office furniture are encouraged to donate the unneeded items so the Office of Sustainability can facilitate donations to local nonprofits—and, by doing so, divert materials from landfills. Departments can fill

Assist the Office for Sustainability this coming academic year

The Office for Sustainability is looking for 16 passionate and sustainably conscious students to fill positions for the upcoming fall and spring semesters. The following positions are open: 10 student sustainability ambassadors; Five green lab auditors; and One

Discover how to care for your lawn without harmful chemicals at June 28 Green Bag Lunch

Plant growing

Find out how you can take an eco-friendly approach to caring for your lawn this summer at the Green Bag Lunch event Tuesday, June 28, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Tinkham Veale

Join National Bike to Work Day festivities around Cleveland May 20

National Bike to Work Day is Friday, May 20, and CWRU community members will have a number of ways to get involved in the celebration. Ride to one of many “Energizer Stations” for some

Attend April 13 sustainability event to find out how microbeads in many facial scrubs cause pollution

Microbead swap flyer

Join the Office for Sustainability and the Student Sustainability Council to learn more about microbeads and their pollution to our waterways, aquatic life and ultimately, our own bodies. The event will be held Wednesday, April

Have some spare cardboard around? Turn it into a boat for the Recycle Regatta

Recycle Regatta

The second annual Recycle Regatta will be held Thursday, April 14, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Veale Convocation, Recreation and Athletic Center’s Donnell Pool. The Recycle Regatta tasks teams with constructing boats made of

Discover how you can start biking to work with information presented at next Green Bag Lunch Series event


With warmer weather on its way, May’s Bike to Work Day on the horizon and Sustainable Cleveland’s Celebration Year of Sustainable Transport, the next Green Bag Lunch event will cover how to join the festivities. The

Learn how to “recycle like a master” at the next Green Bag Lunch Series event

The Spartan and Spartie with recycling bins

The next Green Bag Lunch Series event will be held will feature a discussion with recycling experts in Northeast Ohio. The event, centered on the topic “Recycle Like a Master,” will be Wednesday, March 23,

Graduate students: Get involved in university sustainability efforts

The Grad Student Sustainability Council is seeking motivated students to join its efforts in helping the university’s efforts toward becoming an environmentally conscious campus. Those who would like to get involved in the student-run sustainability

Help CWRU win RecycleMania competition

Recyclemania 2016 flyer

The Student Sustainability Council is leading Case Western Reserve University in RecycleMania, a waste-reduction competition among 394 colleges and universities across the United States and Canada. The competition began Feb. 8 and will continue through March