Service and Sustainability Week is Sept. 5-10


Radford University’s BE S.E.E.N. (Be Successful Through Engagement and Education Now) and the Sustainability Office are hosting Service and Sustainability Week Sept. 5-10. Planned activities include student activities, information sessions and films.

Events and activities include:

Monday, Sept. 5
Eat a Local Meal
11 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Dalton Dining
Enjoy local menu items and learn why “eating local” benefits you and your community.

Food waste collection during Dalton lunch and dinner
11 a.m.–2:30 p.m. and 4:30 – 7:15 p.m., Dalton Dining
Results of how much food was not eaten will be posted on the Dining Services website.

Tuesday, Sept. 6
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Bonnie Dining Stage Area
Short films on the journey of food from farm to table

Let’s go for a bike ride
5-6:30 p.m., Meet at Bonnie Plaza

Documentary: “Time to Choose:, Film and panel discussion
7-8:30 p.m., Bonnie Auditorium

Wednesday, Sept. 7
Secure document shredding
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Bonnie Plaza
Bring your unwanted documents to be loaded into locked containers for transport to an off-campus shredding facility.

Sustainability efforts information table
11 a.m.-2 p.m., Bonnie Plaza
Pick up information about Radford University’s sustainability efforts.

Enterprise Car Share program information table
11 a.m.-1 p.m., Bonnie Plaza

Thursday, Sept. 8
American Red Cross blood drive
11 a.m.-3 p.m., Bonnie Plaza
Repercussion drumming performance and sculpture building contest with everyday recyclable materials
7-8 p.m., Bonnie Plaza

Friday, Sept. 9
Volunteer and Service Fair
11 a.m.-2 p.m., Bonnie Plaza

Saturday, Sept 10
Downtown Radford Farmers Market
8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Support local farmers. Item selection varies per week, but often includes fresh produce, farm-fresh eggs, locally raised beef, jams, jellies and preserves, hand-made goods, bedding plants, honey, coffee and more.

Radford Campus Plant-A-Thon
9 a.m.-Noon, Meet at Bonnie Plaza at 9 a.m.
Volunteers are needed to help plant trees, shrubs and flowers around campus. Gloves and tools will be provided. Snacks and drinks will be available. Sign up through RUInvolved.

To learn more, contact Josh Nease at 540-831-5223 or

Aug 31, 2016
Chad Osborne