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April 1 - April 30, 2020
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April 1 - April 30, 2020


Florida Gulf Coast University

FGCU emphasizes innovative, student-centered teaching and learning, promotes and practices environmental sustainability, embraces diversity, nurtures community partnerships, values public service, encourages civic responsibility, and cultivates habits of lifelong learning and the discovery of new knowledge.

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    food waste prevented
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    pounds of CO2
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    not spent in front of a screen
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    plastic bottles
    not sent to the landfill
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    plastic straws
    not sent to the landfill
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    gallons of water
    have been saved
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    public officials or leaders
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    spent outdoors
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    spent learning

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  • April 14 at 7:43 AM
    I am actually finding meal planning and avoiding food waste to be a bit easier in this new situation we find ourselves in.  I am hopeful that because we are all staying home more, that I am developing new habits that will stick for the long run!
  • April 9 at 10:11 AM
    In these days that are so far out of our routines... between the stress of trying to continue working, and staying healthy, and having to not physically come together as a community... this time spent outside is REBALANCING me!
  • April 9 at 6:04 AM
    The Last Straw Hi Team! I added a straw challenge to our team page.  I am betting most of us already say no to straws, but did you know that in the USA we use an average of 1.6 straws per day? That total 500,000,000 straw per day! YIKES!  If you are already straw-free, THANK YOU! Please encourage others.  If you are still a straw user, please...
  • April 7 at 8:26 AM
    I added a challenge to our Earth Day Ecochallenge team that I think we can all accomplish safely - to replace 20 minute(s) each day typically spent inside (computer time, watching television, etc.) with quality time outside that follows CDC guidelines for preventing disease spread.    What is the optimal time spent outdoors? "120 Minutes...
  • April 6 at 11:04 AM
    I was excited to learn what types of plants I can plant in SWFL to encourage pollinators. Did you know that pollinators like Birds, bats, bees, butterflies, beetles, and other small mammals are responsible for ensuring that we have the plants that  bring us countless fruits, vegetables, and nuts, ½ of the world’s oils, fibers and raw...

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