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Get Involved: Students

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Engineering Without Borders

Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to creating a more stable and prosperous world by addressing people's basic human needs by providing necessities such as celan ater, power, sanitation, and education. EWB is the catalyst for a new movement to educate the next generation of socially conscious engineers deeply aware of the needs of the of the world. Learn more about how you can involved and make a difference in peoples' lives. 

Game Day Recycling

Help Wildcats go green as they wear purple. Game Day Recycling volunteers help collect and sort recyclable materials at home football games. Aluminum cans, plastic bottles, and cardboard are collected from both tailgates and the stadium are collected by volunteers and then sorted at the K-State Recycling facility. Learn more about how you can help the Wildcat family go green.

Greeks Go Green

The Greek community at K-State has committed themselves to sustainability and environmental preservation. Each chapter house is working to minimize their environmental impacts by lowering waste production, consumption, and energy use. In addition, the organization provides and participate in programming to promote environmental awareness and sustainability in personal lives, chapter houses, and in the community.

Real Food Lunch

Real Food Lunch is a weekly program organized my K-State's ECM. The program's main goal is to provide a healthy meal in a community setting. With the world becoming much more fast-paced the quality of food is suffering along with the socializing that use to accompany meals. Meal time has always been an important part of every culture and it’s important to maintain face time with other people in a growing digital age. Caliber of food is also of concern, with all the additives and hormones that are making their way onto our plates. Learn more about how Real Food Lunch strives to make meals simpler.

Student Farm Club: Harvesters of Environmental Sustainability

The Student Farm Club works to help support the mission of the Willow Lake Farm to provide an educational model promoting the knowledge of sustainable agriculture, while also providing the local community with fresh produce. The Student Farm Club members volunteer time at the farm, run a campus market, host work days and camp outs, participate in and host educational events, along with many other events. Learn more about the Student Farm Club.  

Student Governing Association Director of Sustainability

The Student Director of Sustainability studies and recommends utilization of resources and development opportunities to ensure a more sustainable future for K-State. They will work with student organizations to represent the views of students to the Student Body President, Vice President and University Administrators. Learn more about this position's place within the Student Governing Association.   

Students for Environmental Action

Students for Environmental Action (SEA) is an independent, non-profit, student and community group. The club has, and will continue to be, one of K-State's most powerful voices on campus in advocating ecological improvement. Students come together from diverse backgrounds, representing various fields of study, with different career and life objectives all united to educate and serve the campus and community with respect to environmentalism. Learn more about SEA. 

GYW

How can you make your workplace more sustainable? Learn more with the Greening Your Workplace program.

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