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Join the Green Team!

March 22, 2011

If you are interested in joining the Green Team, contact Mark Paris at The Green Team is filled with fun people trying to make a difference! Any commitment level is welcome!


More green – bottles or cans?

March 18, 2011

As we recover from St. Patrick’s Day, we can read this article from Slate to determine how environmentally friendly our celebrations were.

Concert on Campus!

March 11, 2011

Big Tree, a DIY psychedelic indie folk band that is powered 100% by vegetable oil and recycled materials, will be at the New Castle campus on Wednesday, March 30! The band will do a demo of their veggie oil powered vehicle and perform a free concert!

Date: Wednesday, March 30

Veggie oil demo:

Place:     New Castle Campus Green

Time      2:00


Place: Café lobby in the DAC

Time: 4:15 – 5:15 p.m.

Food will be provided!

Come out to this pre-Earth Day event to learn about veggie oil fuel and hear some great music!

Green Team Annual Report – We are rock stars!

February 10, 2011

The Green Team Annual Report was published this week and wow, did we do a lot in 2010! Some highlights across the University:

  • We recycled 22,474 lbs. of paper!
  • We recycled 585 lbs. of fluorescent bulbs and ballasts.
  • We recycled 10,800 plastic, glass and aluminum cans.
  • We recycled 226 lbs. of batteries.
  • We reused over 2,650 cardboard boxes.
  • Composting has begun! 14.3 tons of compostable waste were generated by Buildings and Grounds and the Cafe.
  • We completed three Adopt-A-Highway days with help from Wildcat Athletes.
  • We shared our initiatives at Faculty Development Day, in classrooms and on this blog!

Help us have an ever better 2011! Join our Facebook group to stay informed.

Gulf Oil Spill – What’s the impact now?

January 12, 2011

There hasn’t been much news about the aftermath of the BP oil spill in the Gulf. This article from Slate provides an environmenally-focused update.

Be Organic

November 12, 2010

Check out this short video from Anvil Knitwear. Be Organic!

Wildcat Baseball Team Cleans up!

October 18, 2010

On Sunday, October 17, the Wilmington University Wildcat baseball team participated in the Adopt-a-Highway Clean-up. The stretch of road, Rt. 273 between Rt. 141 and Rt. 13, is cleaned three times a year by the Green Team. This time, the men of the baseball team stepped up to help!