October 24, 2014 Sustainability Newsletter

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Highlights: EcoLogic is hosting Eco Princess Festival on November 22, paid for by SSTF funds.  EWB is sending five members to Panama in January 2015 to implement a water catchment and treatment system for the 350 community members of Isla Popa II.   Green Greeks is doing a can/bottle drive and compiling a sustainable best practices list for the Greek houses.  SEP has re-started and is now open to all majors; its first couple meetings have seen great attendance.  Terra Cafe has also been quite successful this semester, as well as partnered with Active Minds and the Quidditch Team.

SSTF has several projects in the works and recently completed.  Join the RPI Students for the Environment Facebook group.  View the Sustainability Report 2014 here.  SSTF is also working on a green revolving fund proposal and on a greenhouse made from recycled materials.  Lastly, SSTF is re-starting work on SustainAffinity to connect alumni and current students for the purpose of networking and mentorship (request to join here).

Read more on all of the exciting projects and club updates in the attached newsletter.

Did we miss a sustainability project?  Please send in a 1-paragraph description into sstf@union.rpi.edu for inclusion in our next newsletter!