Eco-Scholars Day - 2013 Presentations
The following presentations were featured at the 2013 Eco-Scholars Day. Thank you to everyone who participated!
Presentations by LCC's Fashion Program:
Returning from previous years is the TRASHION! display presented by E.I.S.D. Career Prep fashion students. All garments on display will be made from items that were previously thrown away.
EcoCouture will be presented by Lansing Community College fashion students and the Fashion and Design Association (FADA) student organization. There will be interactive models and designers available to talk with visitors and answer any questions. All garments will be made from upcycled clothing.
Fashionstein is a "freaky" combination of both the TRASHION! and EcoCouture displays that will be presented by Lansing Community College's Fashion Technology faculty. All garments will be a combination of upcycled clothing and trash!
Can't make it to the Eco-Scholars event this year? Younkers at the Lansing Mall is hosting "EcoCouture - A Night with the Designers" at 6:00pm on April 26th. All of the fashions from Eco-Scholars will be on display and you can meet many of the LCC fashion faculty and students.
Adobe Connect Workshop
Returning from 2012, James Bender, Director of Military & Veteran Affairs
at LCC, will host a 30 minute workshop on Adobe Connect. Adobe Connect
is an online web conferencing software that allows numerous participants to
be a part of one "virtual room" without having to travel. Even better - you
can join from any location, no downloads needed!
CLICK HERE TO GET A QUICK OVERVIEW OF ADOBE CONNECT
** Adobe, the Adobe logo and Adobe Connect are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries.
ARAMARK - Green Thread Initiatives Workshop
Join ARAMARK, LCC's food service provider, for a workshop presenting their sustainability initiatives! Get an overview of some actions that ARAMARK takes to support sustainability in higher education facilities, such as reducing waste, offering sustainable food items, conserving resources, and purchasing responsibly.
Climate Change Scenarios
Join one of LCC's Integrated Science classes for a special presentation about climate change and how it will affect different nations worldwide.
Inspired by "Bag It"
Join this workshop and take a quick quiz to test your knowledge on the dangers of plastics to the environment, and explore the issue in more detail.
Ethical Dilemmas of Fracking
What is fracking? What are it's pros and cons? Join this workshop presentation to find out!
BEAST - Building Energy Audit Simulation Training - Explore energy efficiency with a PC game demo, presented by LCC's DICAST Staff.
Energy Efficiency of Homes - Displaying low energy and zero energy home designs and explaining ways to lower home energy use.
DIY Solar Heating - Join us in the West Campus greenhouse to explore solar heating options that you can make right at home, including a pop bottle heater, down-spout heater, screen solar heater and more!
Trash Can Redesigned - View a prototype for a trash can that has separate compartments for recycling, composting and trash.
Saving Energy & Cutting Expenses at the Flip of a Switch - Explore ways for businesses to to save energy and cut expenses by switching to energy efficient light bulbs. Worksheet will be provided so that you can calculate your own savings!
Achieving Green Certifications - Proposing ways for MSUFCU branches to make changes to buildings to achieve green certifications, and maintaining the changes for future buildings.
Reduce Glass in the Environment - Explore "everyday" ways to recycle glass and bottles, demonstrated with liquor bottles from the UKAI restaurant.
Down the Drain Consulting - Learn about ways to eliminate water waste in sinks due to inadequate restroom faclities.
Eco-Friendly Ventilation Systems in Nail Salons - View eco-friendly ventilation systems that create an environmentally friendly and healthy atmosphere in nail salons.
Reforming the Michigan Bottle Bill - Proposing incentives to recycle more than just aluminum pop cans under the current Michigan bottle bill.
Recycling Grease - Explore different ways to recycle oils, including uses for recycled oils and why recycling is necessary.
Your Survival Toolkit for the Future: Advanced Technology Workplace - Learn about vital concepts encountered by employees in advanced technology regulated environments within the emerging global economy. This is a preview of a new LCC course, ISCI 275, that will focus on nanotechnology and environmental protection within the workplace. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE COURSE FLYER
Greening Solutions - Learn about local recycling resources, composting, repurposing materials, and more! Visit the Greening Solutions website to learn more about this presentation!
Green is the New Black - Learn about the importance of restaurants switching their take-out containers from styrofoam to more eco-friendly options.
Build a Rain Barrel - Find out the benefits of having a rain barrel and how you can make one yourself!
Planet Fitness Paper Towels Proposition - View a proposition that will attempt to reduce the carbon footprint and save money at Plant Fitness by utilizing powered paper towel dispensers.
Gray Water Works - Find out how the implementation of gray water in different applications such as sprinkler systems, washing machines and toilets will save money and fresh water.
Environmentally Friendly Dream House - Explore the advantages and disadvantages of the construction of a green home built with straw bales and other green materials.
Local Transportation Options - Discover fuel saving transportation options in the Lansing area!
Composting with a Pallet - Discover backyard composting options and how to build a compost bin with pallets.
Reusable Paper Toweling - Find out how much YOU can save if you switch from a traditional paper toweling to reusable options.
Recycling at LCC - Do you know how many recycling bins are found on LCC's main campus? Do you know where they are and what you can recycle? Check out this presentation to find out!
Ban Plastic Bags! - View a proposition to ban plastic bags and end harmful effects caused by plastic bags in the environment.
Recycled Clothing - View different types of recycled clothing, how and what it's made from, and what effects it has on the environment.
Sustainable & Affordable Greenhouse Design - The American Institute of Architecture Students will be presenting on how to design and construct a self-sustained and affordable greenhouse.
Recycling - Explore ways to reuse everyday objects!
Passive & Active Solar Heating Systems in the Home - View different methods of solar heating and the benefits to using these methods over traditional heating and cooling.
Alternative Energy: A Strategy - Explore the primary forms of alternative energy, their potential, their status, and a plan for achieving further potential.
Recycling & Reusing Unwanted Clothing - Find out about the perks to donating formal wear and other clothing.
New to LCC?
Explore some of our programs and departments at Eco-Scholars!
Science Applied Degrees and the Environment - Get
information on the Applied Science degrees and curriculums offered at LCC,
including handouts, demonstrations and literature.
CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE SCIENCE DEPARTMENT WEBSITE
LCC Library Resources - Get information on the LCC
Library and it's resources, including their sustainability efforts!
CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE LCC LIBRARY WEBSITE
Fashionstein - As mentioned above, LCC's fashion
faculty will be presenting garments made out of trash and upcycled clothing.
All faculty will be available to answer your questions and inform you about
LCC's fashion program!
CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE FASHION TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM WEBSITE
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