Just say NO to plastic bags!

29 Feb

It takes 1,000 years for a polyethylene (plastic) bag to break down and less than 5% of shoppers are using reusable bags.  Buy an ecobag and lessen your impact on the environment at  http://www.ecobags.com/

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For Solar Panels

16 Nov

This past Monday, November 14th, members of HSP,  Hunter faculty, students,  and administrators joined together to celebrate the unveiling of the north building’s solar panels.  Co-founder of HSP, Noah Ginsbergh, was able to join in via video chat to help celebrate this amazing achievement.

L-R:  Ines Miyares, Professor & Chair of the Geography Department ; Danielle Amodeo, President, HSP; Hunter President Jennifer Raab; Lauren Swaddell, HSP former president; Allen Frei, Geograph Professor

 

 Noah Ginsburg , HSP founder, Class of ’10.

Tours are planned to start soon along with geography and physics labs based around the efficiency of the solar panels.  Stay tuned!

If you buy gasoline you must see this movie!

16 Oct

…or if you are just interested in learning how selfish corporate agendas have taken over the oil industry and influenced our national policies over the last century.

HSP is screening Gashole this Wednesday 10/19/11 at 3pm in TH 105. If you aren’t a Hunter student, just bring a photo id and get a pass from the visitor’s center in the West building lobby. There will be free vegan food, desserts, and drinks! RSVP here: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=267102349990496

 

 

TGIF Apps Due Soon!

10 Oct

Hey All!  Everyone at HSP hopes you’ve enjoyed the holiday weekend!  We anticipate that many of you have been hard at work putting together your TGIF proposals as the application deadline is quickly approaching (October 17th)!    We will have having our regularly scheduled meeting tomorrow in room 305b.  Come and indulge in some free vegan snacks, bring any questions or ideas you may have, and/or share what you have put together thus far.  We look forward to seeing you tomorrow!

Solar Panels Are Up!

20 Sep

It’s taken 3 1/2 years and the hard work from many contributors!  The panels will be completely up by the end of this week and solar tours are currently being organized to start by the end of November.   Stay tuned!

HSP is having a meeting tomorrow!

12 Sep

Tuesday Sept. 13th @ 2:30 in TH305b!  There will be vegan snacks provided! We will be discussing our events and plans for this semester!  Bring your self and you love for the environment!

Do You Have A Green Idea for Hunter?

9 Sep

The TGIF committee is getting ready to start reviewing student proposals! They have over $80 thousand dollars in grants to award to the best ideas that will help reduce Hunter’s  environmental impact and make us one of the greenest campuses in the U.S.!

A application workshop will be held on October 5th to help those interested in learning more about TGIF and how they can make their green idea become a reality.  To learn more click here.  To download an application click here.

The TGIF proposal deadline is October 17th!

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