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Greening the Greeks
Greening the Greeks
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280 Boyer Avenue, Walla Walla, Washington, US
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Yone Ward
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Greening the Greeks

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Residential, School Projects, Educational

Project Summary

Greening the Greeks is a project to better design the greek systems on college campuses to work with nature, educate students, and lead them to incorporate permaculture in their greek houses. Inspired by University of California at Berkeley's project, I am in the beginning stages of implementing this at Whitman College.

Project Description

Greening the Greeks involves the election of one member of each sorority and fraternity as "Sustainability Chair." Each chair will be responsible to oversee, observe and uproot ideas to better their system following permaculture frameworks. The first steps I hope to see will be a consistent, organized, and fulfilling recycling system to permeate the realization in the greek members that "away", "trash", and "waste" are civilization created terms with false connotations. From toilet waste, water waste, electricity, heat, food waste and material excess, my vision is to curb all such existing systems to follow a zero-waste code as not only feasible but the only option for our future, starting today. The progress will be readily updated and organized as to keep the project rolling (into seed bombs of course!).  


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