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UVM Students Make Green Pledges During Earth Week

Last week, UVM's Eco-Reps organized a tabling event in the Davis Center to kick start the Follow the Leaf campaign. Influenced by the Rainforest Alliances' Follow the Frog campaign, the Eco-Reps worked with two students, Matt Lipke (director) and Sam Lucci (actor), to produce a short video to promote the Eco-Options label.

As reported by senior Eco-Reps, Teresa DiTore:

by Mieko A. Ozeki, M.S., A.L.M, Former Sustainability Projects Coordinator

Learning how to foster sustainable behavior

The semester had just begun when I traveled to Toronto for a 2-day workshop focused on fostering sustainable behavior. I learned the nuts and bolts of a compelling approach called Community Based Social Marketing (CBSM) that is being used all over the world to shift communities toward more environmentally responsible behaviors.

by Steve Posner, M.S., Sustainability Fellow and Eco-Reps Program Coordinator


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