Hanging around campus for the summer? We have resources for buying seasonal vegetables, growing your garden, and participating in a daylight event this June.

Staff and campus residents are invited to join Daylight Hour on June 21st.
Simply turn off all lights in work spaces with access to daylight. Become a part of this worldwide effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by registering your office. (https://events.cornell.edu/event/daylight_hour) With all this extra daylight, you might be interested in growing your own food (https://sustainablecampus.cornell.edu/about/connect/news/sustainability…) . No green thumb? That's OK - you can still sign up for a local CSA for fresh produce all summer long. Here's a list of options (https://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.cce.cornell.edu/attachments/36504/2019_…) . And in other great news, students can now apply for the new peer-to-peer sustainability education program (https://experience.cornell.edu/opportunities/residential-sustainability…) , and anyone can see how we did in RecycleMania this year (https://sustainablecampus.cornell.edu/about/connect/news/cornell-comple…) . - Campus Sustainability Office https://experience.cornell.edu/opportunities/residential-sustainability… ** Peer education program launching in Cornell's residential communities (https://experience.cornell.edu/opportunities/residential-sustainability…) ------------------------------------------------------------ ** Applications due July 5th 2019 ------------------------------------------------------------ We need your help building a culture of sustainability on campus. Apply to become a peer-educator this Fall; develop core sustainability leadership skills and share knowledge through programming and dialogue in residential communities. ** News ------------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------------------ ** Dump & Run through June (https://living.cornell.edu/live/movingin/dumpandrun/) ------------------------------------------------------------ Donations and pick-ups through June 14th Dump & Run collects items from students and others leaving campus in May, and resells them at discount in August. The program is still providing off-site pickup in addition to having collection bins across campus. ** G (https://sustainablecampus.cornell.edu/about/connect/news/cornell-dining…) olden Gorge Awards recognizes student sustainability leaders (https://sustainablecampus.cornell.edu/about/connect/news/golden-gorge-a…) ------------------------------------------------------------ May 29, 2019 For a second year the Golden Gorge Awards recognized students from across campus for their excellence and perseverance in creating a more sustainable campus and culture. See who won - the categories may surprise you. Office chairs in large warehouse ** C (https://sustainablecampus.cornell.edu/about/connect/news/cornell-comple…) ornell completes 10th year of RecycleMania (https://sustainablecampus.cornell.edu/about/connect/news/cornell-comple…) ------------------------------------------------------------ June 3, 2019 Cornell participated in the annual RecycleMania competition for the 10th year in 2019. How did we stack up to the competition? Cornell diverted 533,757 lbs of mixed recyclables from the landfill. Cornell ranked first in electronic recycling and second in total recycling out of all participating colleges in New York State. ** Upcoming Events ------------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------------------ ** Daylight Hour in your office (https://events.cornell.edu/event/daylight_hour) ------------------------------------------------------------ Friday June 21st, 2019 (or anytime this summer!) Join the hundreds of offices across the world participating in Daylight Hour, an hour substituting natural daylight for artificial light in office spaces. You'd be surprised what a difference natural light can make for our energy footprint and mental health. ** The Science of Climate Change (https://events.cornell.edu/event/the_science_of_climate_change_and_the_…) ------------------------------------------------------------ July 14-20th | Fee, Cornell Adult University The United Nations has reported that climate change is moving at locomotive speed and humanity must make bold changes. Join Rob Ross, associate director of outreach at the Museum of the Earth, to explore our choices and options to confront the challenge. ** More news ------------------------------------------------------------ ------------------------------------------------------------ (3/26 Chronicle) Podcast explores ‘What Does Water Mean for Us Humans?' (http://news.cornell.edu/stories/2019/03/podcast-explores-what-does-wate…) (3/24 Daily Sun) Climate Justice Cornell Demands Fossil Fuel Divestment During Rally (https://cornellsun.com/2019/03/24/climate-justice-cornell-hands-fossil-…) (3/20 Chronicle) Cornell students decry warming world at Global Climate Strike (https://news.cornell.edu/stories/2019/03/cornell-students-decry-warming…) (3/19 Daily Sun) Lights on, Lights off: Energy Conservation Initiatives Can Save Cornell Money (https://cornellsun.com/2019/03/19/lights-on-lights-off-energy-conservat…) (3/13 Daily Sun) Cornell’s Renewable Energy Initiatives: Hydroelectric Plant to Solar (https://cornellsun.com/2019/03/13/cornells-renewable-energy-initiatives…) (3/11 Daily Sun) Cornell Fashion Collective Stun Cornell’s Barton Hall (https://cornellsun.com/2019/03/11/video-regina-mun-and-the-cornell-fash…) (3/5 Daily Sun) Cornell Thrift’s Pop-Up Shop, Promoting Affordable, Sustainable Fashion (https://cornellsun.com/2019/03/05/cornellians-do-spring-cleaning-with-c…) (2/26 Daily Sun) Cornell Sustainability Programs in Line with Representative Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal Proposal (https://cornellsun.com/2019/02/26/cornell-sustainability-programs-in-li…) ============================================================ ** (http://www.facebook.com/sustainablecornell) ** (http://www.twitter.com/sustaincornell) ** (https://sustainablecampus.cornell.edu) ** (http://instagram.com/sustainablecornell) ** (https://sustainablecampus.cornell.edu/news/rss.xml) ** (mailto:sustainability@cornell.edu) This email was sent to *|EMAIL|* (mailto:*|EMAIL|*) why did I get this? 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