The Ellison Hall Sustainability Committee is made up of faculty, staff, and students who work and study in Ellison Hall Sustainability Committee. This includes the departments of Sociology, Communications, Political Science, Film Studies and Geography as well as the Institute for Computational Earth System Science (ICESS).
Composting in Name of Sustainability Means Time to Send in the Worms
93106, April 30th, 2007
Ellison Hall To Recycle With Worms
Daily Nexus, Feb. 27, 2007
Established an entirely new recycling program that includes recycling of plastic bags, glossy paper and textbooks, electronic waste, and more!
Set up vermicomposting (composting with worms), and established multiple successful volunteer days.
Created over 100 turn off the light signs for the building and identified opportunities for energy savings
Jacobson 199 Ellison Energy
Received a grant from The Green Initiative Fund (http://www.geog.ucsb.edu/sustainability/tgif/) for our new Zero Waste Campaign
Also, AS Recycling awarded Geography as being the #1 Green Department on Campus for the 2006-2007. They specifically noted that Geography received the award not only for our work within the department, but for the work of the Ellison Hall Sustainability Committee.
Want to learn more about the committee? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive The Ellison Hall Sustainability Committee Quarterly Newsletter or check our current campaign page for updates (link to campaigns page)