“This is the critical issue of our time–it is truly an existential threat, and we need to address this boldly, and we need to act now,” affirmed Commissioner Cava.
“I think it’s important that something is done about all this bacteria being found,” said Emma Rodriguez, a freshman majoring in communications. “The beach is one of my favorite places and something we should ensure is safe for everyone to enjoy.”
“Changes both big and small need to be made now. Our daily living practices need to be eco-friendly, and we can’t live sustainably if we keep business as usual, eating meat and drinking from single-use plastic at the Rat.”
“Someone once said every storm starts with one drop, and I think today is one of those drops.”
Koru Consulting Limited is running a workshop in which participants explore how the world can achieve sustainable goals through persuasive gameplay designed to change players’ interests, activities and opinions.
Located on the northwest side of campus, The John C. Gifford Arboretum is where students can study and relax surrounded by lush greenery. If they look closely, they can also find a variety of edible fruits hanging from the branches.
“We need to get students involved who are passionate about sustainability. It doesn’t just matter in sports but in every aspect of our campus. Change all starts with us.”
In an effort to make recycling easier, 20 new bins – out of 3,250 nationwide – have been distributed within the UM community as part of the 2017 Coca-Cola/Keep America Beautiful Public Space Recycling Bin Grant.