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Sustainability

Sustainability Events

Have fun while helping the planet. We host events throughout the year that explore different facets of sustainability while helping you network with others who share your interests. 

Reclaimed Runway

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Ready to make it work? Join us during this alternative fashion show where outfits are made out of recycled and upcycled materials. Sign up to participate, or stop by to see the show!

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Healthy Carolina Farmer's Market on Greene Street

Register to participate here

 

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Yearly Events

Student talking to an employer during the Green Career Fair

Green Career Fair

Registration will open November 2019.

The Green Career Fair is focused on the sustainability industry, featuring employers with job, internship, volunteer and shadowing opportunities both on and off campus. Registration is required for students and employers.

Check out our Preparation Guide
Miss South Carolina posing with a student model who is wearing a dress made out of newspaper

Reclaimed Runway

We're putting student designers to the test with a true sustainability challenge: create outfits out of recycled and upcycled materials. Any student or student group can apply to be a designer or model. 

Apply
students posing with the earthstock banner on Greene Street

Earth Day

Every year around Earth Day we join forces with the Healthy Carolina Farmers Market to host a mini festival on campus filled with music, art and food!

Fresh crops sitting on a table

Harvest Dinner

Registration will open in Fall 2019.

Featuring fresh produce from the Sustainable Carolina Garden and passionate guest speakers, this celebration of the university’s innovative food growth system provides a lively atmosphere and plentiful harvest.

Birds eye view of warehouse holding tons of goods for the Give it up for Good sale

Give It Up For Good

Students can donate unwanted items to charity at the end of spring semester. Get instructions and a list of accepted items in your residence hall lobby.

Collection starts April 18.

Community members, students, and staff chatting during the Green Networking Breakfast

Green Networking Breakfast

Join us for good food and intriguing conversations about sustainability. Each year, we bring together students, faculty, staff and community partners to discuss current events, future collaborations and potential career/research opportunities in sustainability.

Register here
Check out our Preparation Guide
students doing yoga in the Sustainable Carolina Garden

Campus Sustainability Month

Held every October, Campus Sustainability Month is an international celebration of sustainability in higher education. Throughout the month, colleges and universities organize events on campus and elsewhere to engage and inspire incoming students and other campus stakeholders to become sustainability change agents. 

Check out 2018's month of events
President Pastides posing with two students at the Sustaianbility Showcase

Sustainability Showcase

Registration will open in Summer 2020.

Calling all inquisitive students and faculty interested in exploring sustainability! Sign up to present your discovery or research project at this mini research fair in the fall. Attendance is open to everyone.


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