Meeting Agenda 12/1/2017


December 1st, 2017 9:00

Student Life Conference Room



Twin Ports Campus Sustainability Network meeting today, 1:00-3:oo in W1626.  Everyone welcome!

New Business

Climate Leadership Network, official withdrawl letter?

  • now available: Carbon Commitment (current), Climate Commitment or Resilience Commitment (no carbon tracking required)

LSC Store and compostable products update (Connie and Kristi)

Outdoor Minnesota Recycles bottles (Deanne)

System-wide Sustainability Work Group meeting recap

Composting for events (Nate), process

Recycling procedure complaints from employees and students

Citizen Science meet-up recap (Deanne, Glenn, Kristi)


Old Business

Request for outdoor recycling bins (Al?)


Work Group and Student Employee Reports

GreenCorps project(s) update (Chris)

  • Green Office work group update
  • EnergyMisers from UMD
  • Planned small-appliance audit over semester break

Trex recycling challenge update (Jose)

Grounds and garden maintenance (Danielle)

New graphics and media student employee “position”



FY 18 total budget: $8,450

Encumbrances to date:

  • Menards: -300
    • Atrium soil, potting soil, landscape tools
  • Mileage reimbursement: MPCA site supervisor training: -160.50


Review/revise FY17potential budget items

  • Bottle filling station for Atrium?
  • Picnic table under H catwalk, or Student Life area?
  • Interpretive Trail bench, trash/recycling cans, exclosures
  • Sustainability kiosk: pamphlet holder, plastic bag bin
  • workshops?


Next Meeting

Friday, January 5th, 9:00

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