Sustainability in Welcome Week 2022

When Aug 18, 2022 08:00 AM to
Aug 21, 2022 02:00 PM
Where various sites
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Sustainability in Welcome Week 2022
Aug. 18th - 21st, 2022
The UofL Sustainability Council will welcome new students to campus with a variety of events designed to engage your passion! Events include:

  • Friday, Aug. 19
    S.O.U.L. Service Projects
    Registration 9-10am. 10am - 1pm, Meetup SAC Ballroom

    By volunteering at SOUL, you’ll be helping local community organizations that benefit the environment, nature, houseless populations, youth, and many more groups and communities. The Sustainability Council is offering on-campus volunteer sites for SOUL, including the Garden Commons and UofL Community Composting project, in addition to the many other community service projects! Get to know fellow students and UofL faculty and staff while exploring diversity on campus and in the Louisville community. Registration runs from 9-10am and the program starts at 10am. Breakfast is included and all participants will receive a FREE t-shirt! Come and serve the Louisville community and learn about all the great organizations the city has to offer.
  • Saturday, Aug. 20Salsa Party
    Garden Commons Salsa Party
    1:30 - 2:30pm
    Garden Commons (southwest corner of Strickler Hall)

    Stop by UofL's organic, student-run Garden Commons to sample some of the delicious fresh produce we've grown together over the summer and discover how you can get involved and learn how to grow your own food right here on campus! Sponsored by the UofL Sustainability Council.
  • Saturday, Aug. 20
    Sustainable Louisville Bike Tour
    Welcome Week Sustainability Bike Tour
    4:00 – 6:00pm meet up outside the SRC.
    Take a fun afternoon bike ride with the UofL Sustainability Council! Explore your new community through the lens of environmental stewardship and social justice. Don’t have a bike? Check one out from the SRC through UofL’s free Bikeshare Program or take a free spin on a LouVelo bike for the day. Check out our route here.
  • Sunday, Aug. 21
    UofL Community CompostingUofL Community Composting Volunteer Day
    Every Sunday noon-2pm (250 E. Bloom St. just one block north of Cardinal Blvd. between Brook and Floyd Streets)

    Come help us turn “trash” into treasure as we manage UofL’s volunteer-powered community composting operation. Dress to get dirty. Tools provided. Learn about worm composting and becoming a UofL EcoRep!
  • Lighten Your Load Free Stuff SwapSunday, Aug. 21
    Sustainability Shopping Spree!

    1:30-3:30pm, Hallway next to SAC 116- 118
    The UofL Free Store and Cardinal Cupboard will be holding a pop-up shop where everything is FREE. These student-run services are available year-round to help keep useful stuff out of the landfill while lowering your bills. The Free Store is a place for free exchange of clothing, shoes, accessories, linens, kitchen & housewares, cleaning & school supplies, and much more. The Cardinal Cupboard is our on-campus food pantry offering both fresh and packaged foods whenever you need.