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sustainabilityweek.2016

UCM Celebrates Sustainability Week Sept. 12-16

Contact: Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (Aug. 30, 2016) – The University of Central Missouri Office of Sustainability will offers ideas for the sustainable lifestyle with the celebration of Sustainability Week Sept. 12-16. A variety of events are planned that will provide information about choices that can have a positive effect on the environment.

The week kicks off Monday, Sept. 12, with a free bike tune-up for UCM faculty, staff and students at the west entrance to the UCM Student Recreation and Wellness Center from 4-6 p.m. The event is sponsored by the UCM Cycles Bike Share program, which provides bicycles, free of charge, for use daily use by UCM students on the UCM campus.

Participants can learn to make rag rugs, using recycled materials, from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, in SRWC classroom D. A display on recycling and upcycling, two methods of reusing disposable items, will be available from 11 to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in the SRWC lobby, followed by a demonstration of Pedal Power from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, also in the SRWC lobby.

Wrapping up the week of events is a group bike ride on the Rock Island Trail. Transportation to and from the trail, as well as free bikes, will be provided. Those wanting to participate must sign up in advance at ucmo.edu/TREK.

For more information, contact Mike Busekrus at busekrus@ucmo.edu