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Hello Saluki Green Action Team!

Did you know: New students will be coming to Carbondale next week?  We are so excited to welcome them to our campus, sustainability-style. 

Take Action:  Volunteer with the Sustainability Office and show the next generation of Salukis how to be sustainable in the home we call SIU. 

We need your help:  

  • Handing out reusable water bottles at Light Up the Lake, 4- 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15. 

  • Making upcycled T-shirt crafts on Dawgs Nite Out,  8 – 10 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17. 

  • Assisting with compost efforts at the Watermelon Festival, 2 – 4p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18. 

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Pictured above left and right: Students handing out reusable water bottles and using the Water Dawg to fill them at Light Up the Lake.

       Watermelon-festival.pngPictured above: Watermelon Festival is a long-standing SIU tradition. In addition, we now compost the watermelon rinds!

All volunteer hours can count toward service hour requirements, including the Environmental Ambassador Award! 

Email sustainability@siu.edu or call 453-2846 to sign up!


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Keep up the great work,  
Saluki Green Action Team