From:   shaista husain <>
Sent time:   Tuesday, October 11, 2011 6:46:03 PM
Subject:   Re: [september17discuss] Re: Sustainability Committee, CALL TO OTHER COMMITTEES!

Hi Lauren and Gail and Keegan, i was looking for the sustainability

meeting today at 5:30 under the cube, but couldn't find it, i

understand its not a working group so the info desk didn't have

accurate info--they said it was an open forum teach in--anyway,

perhaps you can email more info on it, i would love to know what was

discussed. thanks so much, shaista


On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 9:07 PM, Lauren Minis <> wrote:

> The only reason I am having the meeting there was due to frustrations

> around setting a meeting time for the first meeting and finding there

> was, what seemed to be, an unscheduled teach-in start there at the

> same time I made my first call out to people to hold the meeting there

> (under the red tripod) and I didnt know where to get the most accurate

> updates about when and where meetings were. i am more informed now but

> thanks for raising that concern and we can talk about it at the

> meeting. As for single-use plastics, recycling and resource management

> is an issue of concern and will def be an item we discuss. Come to the

> meeting! :)


> ~Lauren


> On Oct 10, 3:25 pm, gail zawacki <> wrote:

>> Can anyone tell me what if anything is being done to minimize use of

>> single-use plastic containers/water bottles?  I would like to rebut a snarky

>> comment I received about it, but don't know if I can!On Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 2:29 PM, keegan <> wrote:

>> > Hey all,

>> > The sustainability committee is meeting tomorrow at 5:30pm at the red

>> > cube. We would love for people from other committees to join us

>> > because one of our primary goals is to link groups together who are

>> > implementing sustainable practices. For example, some groups are using

>> > alternative energy sources, while others are still using gas

>> > generators. Making our movement sustainable is crucial to the

>> > sustainability of our movement.


>> > I will request that our first point of discussion be moving the

>> > meeting back into the plaza, per Justin's request, but we've done a

>> > lot of outreach based on the Red Cube meet-up already, so I don't want

>> > to change that now.


>> > Cheers.

>> > Keegan

>> > Time's Up!