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  • February 26, 2022 | 3:00 PM
    Wabash Heritage Trail, West Lafayette, IN, USA
  • April 4, 2022 | 11:00 PM
    340 Centennial Mall Dr, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
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    340 Centennial Mall Dr, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
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  • Boiler Green Initiative | Project Photos

    Project Photo Galleries Wondering what it's like to be part of projects with BGI? Check out this page to see some photos! Rain barrel project Rain barrel decoration Rain barrel project Rain barrel decoration Rain barrel project Rain barrel decoration Rain barrel project Rain barrel decoration 1/3 RAIN BARRELS BGI designed and repurposed former agricultural barrels for the Purdue Student Farm. The barrels will divert runoff and reduce water consumption at the farm in addition to looking gorgeous. Football Recycling Football Recycling Football Recycling Football Recycling 1/6 FOOTBALL RECYCLING BGI organizes and recruits volunteers at home football games. These volunteers inform fans about trash vs. recyclable items, move incorrectly sorted items to the right bin, and pick up recyclables from the stands after games, to reduce the amount of recyclable waste going to landfills! Harrison Rain Garden Harrison Rain Garden Morton Rain Garden Harrison Rain Garden 1/5 RAIN GARDEN INSTALLATION & MAINTENANCE BGI played a central role in the installation of the rain gardens at Harrison Residence Hall and the Morton Community Center. Each year, BGI maintains the rain gardens by cutting back grass, removing weeds, and replacing plants as necessary to maintain the health and effectiveness of the rain gardens. RiverWatch RiverWatch RiverWatch RiverWatch 1/3 HOOSIER RIVERWATCH During the fall, BGI regularly samples and reports data on water quality of creeks and rivers in the Lafayette area to assist in water quality monitoring efforts.

  • Boiler Green Initiative | Join BGI

    Joining is easy! Join us at any regularly held meeting on MONDAYS at 7-8 PM in WALC B091 ​ You're welcome to join at any point in the semester. We just ask that you're willing to commit to attending BGI meetings or events at least once approximately every 1-2 weeks. ​ Fill out the form on this page to be added to our email list or GroupMe. See you soon! Get the Latest Updates from BGI! Name To be added to our GroupMe... To be added to our email list... Submit Thanks for submitting! We'll add you to the options you selected above within a few days

  • Boiler Green Initiative | Green Guide

    Green Guide The BGI Green Guide is a list of helpful sustainability-related links and resources. If you have a resource you believe would be helpful to add/update/remove, please Contact Us . Purdue/Lafayette-Specific Resources Purdue Buildings & Grounds website and list of landfill vs. recyclable items Tippecanoe County A-Z Recycling Guide Online Article Series National Geographic "Planet or Plastic? " series about the impact of plastic pollution in oceans Plant-Based How-to's & Recipe Guide During Fall 2019 BGI made a free, informational PDF download which provides details about how to easily incorporate more nutritionally-balanced plant-based meals into your diet. Access the guide by clicking the Adobe button below. Green Living Tips There are tons of great tips for living sustainably! In addition to searching online, asking friends and family can be a great way to get some creative new tips! ​ Here are a few helpful resources ​ How to Be More Eco-Friendly in Everyday Life -- BBC Ten Ways to Live Sustainably -- Dummies.com 101+ Tips to Help You Live a More Sustainable Life -- Eco Warrior Princess 20 Green Tips that Will Improve Your Health and Lifestyle -- LifeHack.org Sustainability in Your Day-to-Day Life -- Medium.com Green Eco Tips for Sustainable Living -- GlobalStewards.org A Second Life for Meat Scraps & Used Cooking Oil --Dar Pro Solutions Eco-friendly home improvements that make a difference --Bankrate And here are a few pages specific to college students ​ 15 Tips for Green Living in College -- Princeton Review Going Green at School -- AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org. Also has lots of helpful information about sustainability on college campuses 5 Unique Ways to Go Green if You're Living in a Dorm -- U.S. News 15 Easy Ways Students Can Go Green -- FastWeb 7 Ways to be an Eco-Friendly College Student -- Greener Ideal Voting Information Voting is a great way to influence green change! Boiler Green Initiative does not support or oppose any particular candidates , but we encourage you to vote and offer the resources below so you can make an informed choice ​ League of Women Voters/VOTE411 publishes guides to understanding candidate's positions and offers educational material about how to vote and check voter registration How to Vote information from the U.S. government Indiana Voting Information from the Indiana state government How to Vote guide from NPR

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