Greens Meeting
Date: 11-15-2012
Location: Gustie Den, Table
Meeting Called by:  Saskia Raether
Jennifer Steffen
Elizabeth Lutz
Saskia Raether
Megan Gillen
Marissa Haeny
Griffin Spier
Jessica Burggraf
Troy Seberson
Katie Pearson
Katie Feterl

Agenda:  Plan updates, antiperspirant making

• Nov 30th - McKibben

Decisions Reached and Project Progress/ Updates -
• Katie and Saskia talked with Ashley Hansen about Recyclemania!
        ○ 8 week tourney starting February 3rd
        ○ Marketing , awareness, table tents, posters, pledges tabling, big video, chalk, trash art contest
        ○ Events, painting caf windows
        ○ Committee
• More info about electronic recycling?
• Use less napkins posters
• Use less paper towels posters
• Meet with physical plant - Jessica
        ○ Gustieware bins
        ○ Recycling in garbage?
• Physics project - Troy - Solar power for fountains outside
• Deodorant making!
        ○ Corn Starch
        ○ Baking Soda
        ○ Coconut Oil



• Steger Discussion - icecaps are melting at fast rates
• Today is America Recycles Day!
• UK survey are better environmental drivers than women
• Borneo --  it is thought that half of the orangutan population will be gone due to plantation building and deforestation
• Arsenic found in Indian village due to gold mine near village - causing cancer
• Ban on plastic bags in Uganda!
• Disney rejected paper products from Indonesia because they deforest badly
• BP admits to crime, repay 4.5 million dollars

Agenda for next meeting:   Updates and event planning!
Date for next meeting: November 29th


Jennifer Steffen
Secretary of Gustavus Greens
Environmental Studies Major '14