About 1,000 students showed up to the This Way to Sustainability conference, which showcased climate impacts, vulnerabilities, adaptation strategies and implementation methods.
“The event is mainly being held to open up students to sustainable living,” said Austin Marshall, a volunteer. “A lot of members of the community are also involved, and they come to this event to share support and learn more.”
Upon registration in the Bell Memorial Union, participants were given biodegradable name tags that had seeds embedded in the paper. The purpose of this was to allow all attendees to take a little something home and give back to a more sustainable community.
Read more here: Sustainability conference aims to teach, promote green mindset. The Orion