Calendar

Upcoming Events:


August 13th, 2019: Sustainability Workshop

We encourage you to participate in the Sustainability Workshop on August 13th at Eckerd College in Miller Auditorium. More details to come!

September, 2019: Art Show Applications Open

Time to submit your artwork for our Used Once, Lasts Forever CPS Art Show! We will be posting more details closer to the event!

September 11th, 2019: Panel Discussion at Eckerd

From 5:00-6:30pm, we welcome you to attend the panel discussion and film viewing hosted by the Environmental Responsibility Committee.

September 21st, 2019: Eckerd Beach Cleanup

This beach cleanup will take place from 1-4pm at the Eckerd College waterfront. There will be three groups: water, coastal, and land. The water groups will use kayaks to remove debris from the waterfront, while the coastal and land groups will remove litter from the mangroves and popular campus areas. Email us at reducesingleuse@eckerd.edu for more information.

October 21st, 2019: Reduce Single-Use DIY CPS Event

The Reduce Single-Use team and the Environmental Responsibility Committee encourages the Eckerd community to choose to reuse. At this event, participants will create and personalize their own reusable alternatives to single-use plastic items that can be incorporated in daily campus life. Come join us to make beeswax food wrappers, t-shirt bags, toothpaste and more. We will also raffle off additional environmentally friendly items. Discussions at each table will highlight the need for these alternatives and how individual actions can make a difference.Over the past year, Eckerd’s Reduce Single-Use project (funded by NOAA Marine Debris Program) has been recording plastic consumption behavior on campus. Results to-date will be shared. Come see how we are doing!

November 13, 2019: Used Once, Lasts Forever Art Show

Used Once, Lasts Forever Art Show will be hosted from 5:00 - 8:00pm in the James Center. Contact us for more details about how to submit your plastic artwork! We look forward to seeing your submissions and creativity.

November 23rd, 2019: DIY Event at Westminster Suncoast

The Reduce Single-Use team is going out into the local St. Petersburg community and hosting a DIY reusable alternatives event at Westminster Suncoast.


Previous Events:

October 18th, 2018: Dr. Kara Lavender Law

Join us on Thursday for an evening with marine plastic debris expert, Dr. Kara Lavender Law, from 7pm-9pm in ES 100 for a discussion of recent field discoveries, questions currently unanswered, and what you can do the reduce the plastic problem.

October 19th, 2018: Survey Winners Table & Pledge

Join us outside of Triton's Pub from 10am - 2pm to take a plastic reduction pledge and claim your prize if you are one of the lucky survey winners.

October 27th, 2018: Eckerd Beach Cleanup

This beach cleanup will take place from 1-4pm at the Eckerd College waterfront. There will be three groups: water, coastal, and land. The water groups will use kayaks to remove debris from the waterfront, while the coastal and land groups will remove litter from the mangroves and popular campus areas. Email us at reducesingleuse@eckerd.edu for more information.

April 18th, 2019: 7:00 - 8:30 CPS Event Fox Hall

Come join the Reduce Single-Use team at our first CPS event being held on April 18th in Fox Hall! You will have the opportunity to be entered into a raffle to win FREE reusables from sustainable companies, make your own alternatives to every-day items (DIY toothpaste, cleaner, t-shirt bags, and more!), and eat tasty food created to reduce the demand for single-use snacks. Gain CPS credit at this fun, interactive event and walk away with knowledge, reusables, and a smile!