UC Sustainability

UC Sustainability

Events & Programming

UC offers many sustainability-related programs and educational outreach, all free and open to the public.  Below are some examples of these opportunities.  Follow the links below, check our Events Calendar and sign up for our listserv, green@listserv.uc.edu, for upcoming opportunities!

 

UC Sustainability Winter and Spring 2017 Events

 

1/23 FILM + Talk: Just Eat It

 7:00pm TUC Cinema

Just Eat It is an exploration on Food Waste.  Prior to the film, we will here from a member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).

1/25 PACES Meeting

 2:30pm TUC 425  

The President's Advisory Council on Environment and Sustainability is an all-University comittee that was founded in 2003 with the purpose of providing a space for dialogue and communication about the state of sustainability on campus. Please join us!

1/30 FILM: If A Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front

 7:00 TUC Cinema

If A Tree Falls is a critically acclaimed documentary that explores one of the many stories of the Earth Liberation Front, a radical environmentalist group that came into fruition out of the Deep Ecology movement.

1/31 LECTURE: The US Presidency and Our Common Future

 12:15pm TRC

Join Dr. Adrian Parr and others in exploring the implications that the new Presidency will have on our environment.

2/8 TOUR: Rumpke Recycling Facility

 1:00pm

Interested in where your recycling goes and how it is sorted? Join us as we take a tour of Rumpke's Recycling Facility!

2/13 FILM + TALK: Environmental Justice

 7:00pm TUC Cinema

Join us in watching The Faces of Environmental Injustice in Cincinnati.  Following the short film, we will here from UC's Dr. Rob Gioielle on the local and global implications of environmental injustice.

2/16 LECTURE: Amazonia and the Anthropocene

 4:00pm TRC


2/22 PACES Meeting

 2:30pm TUC 425

The President's Advisory Council on Environment and Sustainability is an all-University committee that was founded in 2003 with the purpose of providing a space for dialogue and communication about the state of sustainability on campus. Please join us!

2/27 FILM: The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

 7:00pm TUC Cinema

The Power of Community is a film that explores how Cuba survived peak oil after the dissolution of the Soviet Union by utilizing small scale, sustaianble agriculture and community enrichment initiatives. 

3/8 LECTURE: An Introducion to Permaculture

5:00pm Braunstein 300

Join us in hearing from Braden Trauth on how Permaculture can be used to solve our society's most fundamental problems, through viewing problems as solutions. 

3/24 Garden Work Party

 3:00 - 5:00pm UC Garden

Join us in learning about sustainable agriculture and help us get the UC garden ready for Spring!

3/27 FILM: End - Civ 

 7:00pm TUC Cinema

End-Civ is a film exploring the negative externalities associated with industrial civilization and how we can alternatively create a future that we all want to live in.

3/29 PACES Meeting

2:30pm TUC 425

The President's Advisory Council on Environment and Sustainability is an all-University committee founded in 2003 with the purpose of providing a space for dialogue and communication about the state of sustainability on campus. Please join us!

4/1 Neighborhood Clean-Up

 Time and Location TBA

UC Sustainability and Clean Up Cincy are teaming up to do a clean up of Clifton Heights!

4/8 Community Bike Ride

 1:00pm UC Bike Kitchen (2908 Short Vine)

Join UC Sustainability and the Green Umbrella in a community bike ride that will highlight Uptown Cincinnati's urban trail system.

4/10 FILM: Requiem for the American Dream

 7:00pm TUC Cinema

Requiem for the American Dream is Noam Chomsky's most current film that explores the societal implications associated with wealth inequality.

4/17 LECTURE: Ecovillages and Community

 5:00pm Old Chem 601

Community plays a fundamental role in creating a sustainable world. Since the Back-To-The-Land movement of the 1900s, many intentional communities have come to fruition.  Join us in hearing from UC's Sustainability Coordinator Daniel Hart on his experience living in community, and how building community where you live can enhance your life and the life of the landbase.

4/19 4TH Annual Bike Show

4/21 TOUR of the Civic Garden Center

1:00pm

4/22 Earth Day: Garden Work Party

10:00 - 1:00pm

4/24-4/29 ReUse Market

4/24 FILM: Rebels With A Cuse

  7:00pm TUC Cinema

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outreach & Volunteer Opportunities

  • Bearcat Recycling
  • UC Garden
  • Campus Conservation Nationals
  • Make a Difference Day
  • Operation Move-In Recycle
  • Re*Use Market
  • Trees for Tomorrow

To learn more about volunteer activities on campus, visit the Center for Community Engagement.