ACS Environmental Resource Page
 

 

 


 

 

Links to Environmental Organizations with Resources for Campus Initiatives

Earth Day  
Find out what local Earth Day activities are being planned in your area, by searching their events database! You may also publicize your events on their site. The Earth Day Network also provides you with project/activity ideas for Earth Day, as well as resources on how to go about organizing your events.

Campus Ecology
Campus Ecology assists students, faculty, staff and administrators with the design and implementation of practical conservation projects, provides training and incentives, and helps to document and share lessons learned nationally and beyond. Their collection of resources and case studies, along with their peer experts are valuable tools for any campus project.
Their peer experts  provide senior level  consulting to the campuses that enroll with Campus Ecology, help to update and create new resources, lead training clinics, and provide advice and assistance with special projects.

Center for Environmental Citizenship/ Campus Green
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rains students in political skills to protect the environment, including how to run Vote Environment Campaigns on campus.

International Institute for Sustainable Development On Campus (IISD)
IISD has dedicated an entire section of their web site to campus sustainablity. They provide links to campus environmental planning initiatives, reports, and printed resources. IISD has also maintains a "Sustainable Campus Policy Bank" which provides a comprehensive list of University Environmental Policies, both general and issue specific (ie. Solid Waste Management, Procurement and Purchasing).

Sierra Student Coalition
The purpose of the SSC is to help students become the most effective, responsible activists they can be, by tailoring and amending the resources of the Sierra Club to fit their needs. The Sierra Student initiates and organizes national, regional, and local issues campaigns, uniting individual students, campus groups, and environmental organizations in an effort to create positive change.

Student Environmental Action Coalition
SEAC'S goal is to put activists in touch with the resources they need to be effective. In addition to providing links to other student activism resources on the web, SEAC's National Office staff and regional coordinators are a wealth of information. On SEAC's web site, you will find the Speakers Bureau which lists potential speakers for environmental events.

Environmental America
The Public Interest Research Groups are state based organizations funded and directed by students. The PIRGs consist of over 100 chapters in 18 states, and organize hundreds of grassroots events both on and off campus every year. Their web site lists numerous ways to get involved, in addition to providing resources, reports, and access to a national campus news wire.

Environmental Citizens Action Committee
Includes links to info on Global Footprints, Global Warming, Contacting your senator, Ways to save energy, and “green” gifts.

If you know of any other web sites that should be added to this resource page, please let us know.

 

 

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