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University of Louisville’s Eco-Reps Program

Nov 24, 12 University of Louisville’s Eco-Reps Program

Courtesy of Pat Byington, The Green Register Editor

This fall, the University of Louisville’s Sustainability Council launched an innovative peer-to-peer sustainability outreach and education program for students, faculty, and staff called Eco-Reps. The training series focuses on topics in Sustainability as they appear at UofL.

The program empowers and educates students, staff, and faculty, about the different ways UofL is addressing sustainability.

There are two tiers of training for Eco-Reps at the University of Louisville – both a Basic and an Advanced program. The Basic training includes a series of videos (available on our Eco-Reps Channel), and accompanying supplementary materials available online. Students can register online for the written examination for Eco-Reps Basic certification. Certified Eco-Reps lead workshops, educate peers and offer their expertise to community projects both on and off campus. Along with the basic certification, students can also be certified on a second level in Advanced Sustainability.

Eco-Reps, are expected to serve as a resource person for sustainability at UofL – with their peers, departments, residence hall or community.

Check out the University of Louisville’s Eco-Reps video series:

Eating Sustainably

Energy and Water

Waste

To learn more about the UofL Sustainability program and Eco-Reps visit their website.

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