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Green Affairs Wants Your Enthusiasm and Ideas!

MCV Green Affairs focuses on making MCV campus at VCU and the Richmond community greener through service and education. This student-led organization welcome students, faculty, and staff, from all schools and disciplines, both medical and academic from either campus, as well as Richmond community members to help us pursue our goals of educational outreach, increased recycling access, improved sustainable practices and policies at VCU, and community outreach. Email Green Affairs to share your ideas or to get involved.

Friday, July 16, 2010

First General Meeting A Success!

Thanks to all who came out for the first general meeting for MCV Green Unity. We had students, staff, and faculty from all over MCV campus, as well as from Monroe Park, and recent graduates. Some of the main ideas that came out of the meeting were to try to start a campaign for turning off lights/printers/computers, making sure people have contact information to request repair of the many leaky faucets on campus (Plant Ops, service calls, 828-9444 for Sanger Hall, but they can also direct your call for the appropriate building), getting all campus buildings assessed for energy usage and waste output, etc., and trying to get a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) drop point established at MCV campus.

The next general meeting is planned for the week of August 30th. I hope to see you all there! In the meantime, feel free to email MCV Green Unity with any comments/ideas/concerns you have about sustainability at MCV campus or the surrounding community. We are especially looking for new members to get involved!

The minutes from this meeting will be published on this blog in about a weeks time. In the meantime, fell free to browse through the MCV Green Unity general overview presentation below.

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