Sustainability Committee over the past have taken various initiative to improve the sustainability of our community. Below are few of the many actions we have taken in the past
SHARING OF SUSTAINABILITY FACTS
SUSTAINABLE EXHIBITION COLLABORATING WITH ZORA FOUNDATION
CLIMATE CHANGE PRESENTATION AT THE ASSEMBLY
Sustainability Committee over the past years have shared various sustainability facts during the dorm meetings and assemblies, aiming to promote community awareness and sustainable practices in our community. Check out, some of the sustainability facts at the sustainability facts page!
In April 2022, CSW Sustainability Committee collaborating with the Zora Foundation and Weston High School co-hosted "Anthropocene" an art and envionrmental justice exhibition at the Weston Art and Innovation Center. This event was hosted aiming to increase public recognition on climate justice and promote sustainable practices in the community.
Sustainability Committee over the years have conducted number of presentations on various topics such as recycling and climate justice. Through these presentations, the committee were able to successfully promote public awareness on climate issues.
HOSTING EARTH DAY SPEAKERS
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDENT CHALLENGES
Annually on January 22, Sustainability Committee hosts a speaker's event to celebrate the Earth day. In the school year of 2021-2022, we had the honor to hear from the documentary filmmaker and producer Deia Schlosberg, who has worked on numbers of film projects relating climate change and climate justice.
Sustainability Committee recognizing access to information as being indispensable for the attainment of sustainability. The committee is proud to announce the establishment of Sustainability website. We strongly believe that this website can become a channel between the committee and the community.
In the past, Sustainability Committee has hosted numbers of events in the residential community to promote sustainable practices. Some of which includes hosting competitions between dorms, to compete on which dorm being the most sustainable.
Weston Cleanup Event
Earth Day Workshop
Recognizing the importance of hands-on activities, the CSW Sustainability Committee participated in the 2023 Annual Weston Town Clean-up on Earth Week's weekend. During the event, students actively picked up trash from the trails and parks. After the event, students rewarded themselves with a well-deserved meal from a nearby restaurant, hoping to continue the effort in the future.
In the school year 2022-2023, Sustainability Committee took a new approach to the Earth Day by hosting community wide workshops. During the event, students participated in a workshop hosted by one of the CSW faculty staffs, or invited guests. This year, we hosted a total of 15 workshops including Vegan Cooking, Using Machine Learning to Predict Weather, Environmental History, and Making Bioplastic.
Sustainability Committee, this year, initiated a Eco-campaigning project, where we labled all the lights in the campus to ensure that our community is aware of which switch controls which light.