Wayne State University

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US Green Building Council (USGBC) Students Group

USGBC Students Group seeks to promote sustainability throughout Wayne State University and the surrounding community by offering workshops, seminars, volunteer and training opportunities to help educate our student members on Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) projects and green infrastructure technologies. The award-winning WSU student group also works with other University departments and student groups to help promote sustainability on campus. Below is a list of the student group's projects, which include:

  • The Campus Conservation Nationals
  • Green Build Hack-a-Thon
  • DIY Natural Cleaning Product Workshops
  • World Water Day Flash Mob
  • The USGBC Students Mid-West Conference
  • The Green Ride Bike Tour
  • LEED Building Tours

For more information on USGBC Students Group meetings or activities, please visit https://www.facebook.com/USGBCGREENLEEDERS/

 

SEED Wayne

SEED Wayne has a mission to build sustainable food systems on the campus of Wayne State University and in the surrounding community. The WSU organization maintains a very visible presence around campus with activities that range from the Wayne State Wednesday Farmers Market to gardens in the center of our Midtown campus.

In addition, the organization is active around the Detroit community with projects such as Detroit Fresh, which is aimed at getting more fresh produce into local corner stores. SEED Wayne is led by Kami Pothukuchi, associate professor in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning, and features a very active group of student assistants and volunteers.

Read more about SEED Wayne