Minutes 2011 Sustainability Council

Minutes 2011
Sustainability Council
April 8, 2010
10:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
UC - Cardinal Room
******Meeting was delayed and shortened due to announcement of new Chancellor. ******
Energy Management Updates:
$717K ARRA grant – retro-commission HFR Administration – Ads for bids 3/23/11
Performance Contracting – SCO approval, finalizing contracts
Updates from the group?
 Schlittentag Showdown – Recycle Sled Competition – Spring 2011 – First Big Snow – Where’s the Snow?!
 Recycle Mania 2011 – weekly updates on 90.5 FM
o Finished with Recycle Mania. Shared results with group. Go to website listed above for more data.
 Save the Date! Earth & Wellness Day 2011 – live music, zumba, wellness area, health screening, vendors,
local farmers (produce & CSAs), corn hole, ladder ball, free food (Aramark), 90.5, WCU orgs., hula
hooping and more!
o Discussed details about Earth & Wellness Day.
o Recommendations from Council: contact Channel 62 for promotion, ask One Stop to post info
on electronic board.
o People volunteered for time slots to help out.
 More Facility Tours in Spring – New Health Building (May max 6)
Subcommittee Updates:
 Programming & Outreach
 Education & Academic Integration
 Planned & Natural Environment
Idea Bank – divided by subcommittee:
 Programming & Outreach - awareness programs, campus events, etc.
o Education & behavior change
o Create list of service opportunities
o Create a WCU sustainability policy
 Education & Academic Integration – academic curriculum
o Course offering data collection
o Get more faculty involved
o Working w/ Faculty Center to offer green work shops
o Use meeting schedule template for fall to adapt to faculty schedules.
 Planned & Natural Environment – waste reduction & recycling, green building, dining
services, energy management, operations & maintenance, etc.
o Review existing policies (Pay for Print & Purchasing)
o Virtual green tour
o Goodwill trailer at move out
o Water quality advocacy