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The following examples are by no means the only options available to you. Creativity and pushing the limits of what is possible is highly encouraged! These examples are from existing green projects from other campuses around the country to get your brain juices churning.

Green Fund Proposal Examples: 

  • Water refill or hydration stations (some already on campus)
  • Bike Share, bike repair stations
  • Events & Conferences (e.g., Sustainable living workshop, Social Justice in Higher Education Conference, etc.)
  • Funding special guest speakers or off-campus education in sustainability as long as it has some tangible long-term benefit to campus and UW Oshkosh students 
  • Sustainability learning center
  • On campus greenhouse, gardens, permaculture projects (perennial food systems, trees, bushes, mushrooms, animals, bees, etc.), planting native plants
  • Alternative energy, lighting upgrades, plumbing upgrades
  • Funding studies, offering incentives to students for expected outcomes…
  • Trash and recycling programming
  • Funding workshops on sustainability-related topics
  • Biofuel production
  • Internships
  • Green infrastructure (benches, bike racks, bus stops, etc.)
  • Disposable classroom marker refills
  • Anything that you can think of that promotes a culture of sustainability!

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