Think Globally, Act Locally
Waste and Environmental Justice Awareness Dinner:
Wednesday, March 15th , 7pm-9pm
What is RecycleMania: 2017 is UMBC's 10th year participating in the 8-week tournament between campuses, tracking and comparing our waste reduction, recycling, and composting rates.
Learn about recycling: sustainability.umbc.edu/waste
Food waste dinner*: An introduction to gleaning and food waste, where tonight's dinner came from, who cooked it, how to stay involved.
Personal story sharing: Share a handful of personal stories about the ways that consumption and disposal has affected communities around the world, as told by UMBC students.
Discussion: Why is it important to be mindful of our consumption and waste in our own lives? What are the consequences?
Game: We'll end with a trivia quiz with tips and resources on how to reduce, reuse, recycle, and compost on campus- complete with prizes and giveaways.
* You MUST bring a reusable plate and fork to partake in the meal.
Hosted by UMBC Eco-Ambassadors & partner organizations