Reading week may be stressful, but that’s no excuse for slacking on the good deeds. With these tips, you can make a tangible, positive impact on the world with minimal effort.
In revising our food system, we cannot look past the extreme effects of nonsustainable agriculture. Last week, Washington University’s Office of Sustainability hosted Food Week 2016: Know Your Foodprint, which highlighted these concerns and how we can address them.
The Green Monday Initiative, an effort to decrease the University’s carbon footprint by encouraging people to take a pledge to refrain from eating meat on Monday and to be more environmentally aware, has proven a success in its first months.
Green Monday, Washington University’s newest sustainability initiative, encourages students, faculty and community members to take a pledge to eat vegetarian on Mondays.
The Green Monday pledge asks students to eat vegetarian meals at least every Monday, in the interest of promoting sustainability and reducing the University’s carbon footprint. Check out this list of the best vegetarian meal alternatives from around campus and take the pledge without fear!
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