OWU Green Week 2016 Events: April 18 to 22

OWU Green Week 2016 Events and Activities.

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OWU GREEN WEEK 2016

Monday 4/18: PHYSICAL WASTE

12-1 pm Sagan Speaker in Merrick 3rd Floor, w/free lunch!

Peter Wynn Kirby, University of Oxford, UK: Smuggling, Burning, Burying, Shredding, Knowing: Varieties of Waste Work in East Asia  

KICK OFF: Carry Your Waste Week

To become more aware of the waste we produce every day, you are challenged to carry around everything non-compostable/recyclable in a bag with you all day every day for the rest of the week.

Tuesday 4/19: WATER WASTE

12-1pm Tabling in Hamwil:

Information on Water Waste, GIVE-AWAY: Homemade detergent with DIY Instructions

6:30pm Documentary Night in Benes B:

Last Call to the Oasis with panel discussion to follow including representatives from the Sierra Club and other guest stars

Wednesday 4/20: FOOD WASTE

12-1pm Tabling in Hamwil:

Information on Food Waste, GIVE-AWAY: Bamboo Utensil Set

6:30pm Veggie Meal Night at Tree House:

Come eat delicious, FREE vegetarian grub!

8pm Food Recovery Program in Hamwil:

A program to donate Hamwil’s leftovers to those in need at Grace Clinic

Thursday 4/21: CARBON/ENERGY WASTE

12-1pm Tabling in Hamwil:

Information on Carbon/Energy Waste, GIVE-AWAY: Homemade Hot Drink Sleeves

7pm Sustainability Discussion in Corns 312:

Come share your input and hear from experts about sustainability with dining services, the community garden, and the sustainability plan at OWU.

Friday 4/22: EARTH DAY on the JAY

Tabling during Day on the JAY!:

Help us celebrate EARTH DAY by coming by our table to hear about MERMAID CONSERVATION!  GIVE-AWAY: Bike-blended smoothies!

ALL WEEK: SUPPORT THE ART DEPARTMENT AND THE PLANET BY PURCHASING A HANDMADE CLAY WATER BOTTLE OR THERMOS!

Partially funded through WCSA   

email chhastin@owu.edu with any questions

Mapping / GIS / Water Quality Internships at Delaware County Water Company

Two paid internships at Delaware County Water Company (just a few miles south of OWU’s campus) are currently available.

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Two paid internships at Delaware County Water Company (just a few miles south of OWU’s campus) are currently available. Contact email for both internships is information@delcowater.com


GIS/GPS Data Collection Intern: Assist in the collection of the Del-Co Geographic Information System (GIS) Data. See PDF below for more information.

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Water Quality Technician РIntern: Essential duties include: assist in the development of Del-Co watershed and source water protection strategies, perform water quality sampling of Del-Co reservoirs, receiving streams, source water, and watershed. See PDF below for more information.

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Farm / Food / Environmental / Sustainability Internships at Stratford and Methodist Theological School of Ohio

Ohio Wesleyan is offering several internships at two locations for the Fall 2016 semester. Opportunities are at the Stratford Ecological Center and the Seminary Hill Farm, part of the Methodist Theological School. Both are just south of OWU’s campus.

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Ohio Wesleyan is offering several internships at two locations for the Fall 2016 semester. Opportunities are at the Stratford Ecological Center and the Seminary Hill Farm, part of the Methodist Theological School. Both are just south of OWU’s campus.

Opportunities at the Stratford Ecological Center are detailed in the flyer below (click for PDF).

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Opportunities at the Seminary Hill Farm, part of the Methodist Theological School of Ohio are detailed in the flyer below (click for PDF).

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The internships can count towards your Environmental Studies independent study requirement (for ES majors). They will also count towards the proposed Food Minor (to be voted on by faculty later this month). Yes we have transportation options for carless interns. Yes I will accept a bushel of rutabagas you grow as part of the internship.