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THIS WEEK IN SUSTAINABILITY: July 17th - July 23rd, 2023

Here's what's happening this week in Sustainability!

Our first pizza dinner of the summer was a success! Thanks to everyone who made it out.

 

ALL WEEK LONG: FLOOD RELIEF

VOLUNTEER
  • Sign up as a volunteer to help with flood relief efforts across the state of Vermont here.


DONATE TO THE NOFA-VT FARMER EMERGENCY FUND
  • Farms across Vermont experienced massive damage due to last week's floods. If you have the means, donate here to help support the people who are the backbone of our local food systems!

 

TUESDAY, July 18th

CLEAN ENERGY NEW HAMPSHIRE CIRCUIT: UPPER VALLEY EDITION
4:30 - 6PM | Irving Institute
  • As New Hampshire's leading clean energy advocate and educator, Clean Energy NH (CENH), helps communities implement energy projects that reduce operating costs and improve sustainability. In an effort to connect directly with individuals, community members, and business leaders, we are visiting each region in the Granite State to learn more about the communities we serve.

  • CENH staff will be available to answer questions about the landscape for renewable energy and energy efficiency in New Hampshire: what's being done, where New Hampshire stands, and how to advance policies, technologies, and the state's infrastructure.


FREE MARKET THRIFT STORE OPEN HOURS
7 - 9PM | North Mass Basement
  • Our racks are fully stocked! Come swing by to get shirts, jeans, shoes, and more–all for free!

 

WEDNESDAY, July 19th

SUSTAINABILITY OFFICE HOURS
12 - 1:30PM | Robo 106, or outside Robo if the weather's nice!
  • Join us for delicious homemade sweets and riveting susty conversation!

  • All are welcome, whether you've been involved in the past or are looking to get started with Sustainability now!


PUBS (POP-UP BIKES SHOP)
3:30 - 5:30PM | Bikes Shop (Fahey-McLane)
  • Need to fix your bike up for the spring? Come on down to PUBS to get your set of wheels in shape!


 

THURSDAY, July 20th

SUNRISE DARTMOUTH
8PM | Robo 106
  • Passionate about climate justice? Join Sunrise Dartmouth to learn how to get involved in the fight for environmental and social justice here on campus and nationally. Learn more about Sunrise Dartmouth here.

 

FRIDAY, July 21st

FREE MARKET THRIFT STORE VOLUNTEER HOURS 6 - 8PM | North Mass Basement
  • Excited by our new thrift store and want to help sustain our efforts? Appalled by the amount of waste on campus and want a tangible way to curb it? Join us for a volunteer work session at the Free Market!

  • Help fold and sort clothing, organize the thrift store space, and more–sign up to volunteer here!

 

SATURDAY, July 22nd

FREE MARKET THRIFT STORE OPEN HOURS
12PM - 3PM | North Mass Basement
  • Come swing by our brand new thrift store, The Free Market, this weekend! All clothing is reclaimed from Dartmouth's waste streams. Instead of buying new clothing, get second-hand for free!

 

SUNDAY, July 23rd

FREE MARKET THRIFT STORE OPEN HOURS
12PM - 3PM | North Mass Basement
  • We will be hosting regular open hours throughout the term, so if you can't make it this weekend, never fear–there will be many more opportunities!


 

CLIMATE WINS

So much of our media is mired in gloom and doom–and don't get us wrong, there's a lot to be wary of when it comes to our fight for a just, livable future in the face of intensifying injustices and climate change. But, there's also SO much good work being done, too, that rarely gets highlighted. We're adding a "climate wins" section to our weekly newsletter to counterbalance the bad news and reinvigorate our community in this good and hard work by celebrating wins.

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