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Role of An EcoLeader

Role of An EcoLeader

Stony Brook University EcoLeaders are expected to:
  • Serve as a communicator & ambassador for the University's sustainability initiatives.
  • Evaluate the environment where students live, learn, and eat, and consider opportunities to increase recycling & energy conservation efforts.
  • Conduct documented sustainability and recycling inspections of various public areas on campus and assist with residence hall and commuter area inspection tours where applicable. Communicate inspection findings to University staff and follow up on pending and/or unresolved issues, if required.
  • Conduct surveys about sustainability in order to increase awareness among the community.
  • Organize and participate in awareness events, such as Campus Sustainability Day, Earthstock and Grow Red Plantings - which are all related to sustainability.


EcoLeaders are asked to participate in meetings, in order to:
  • Learn about new University sustainability projects & initiatives.
  • Communicate with other EcoLeaders in regards to sustainability.
  • Plan sustainability related activities & provide feedback.
  • Provide sustainability information to other students & members of the community.
  • Provide tours of university sustainability initiatives to other students.
  • Communicate with various university organizations, including the Undergraduate Student Government, Residence Hall Association, Commuter Student Association and the Sustainability Studies Program.
  • Set up & maintain EcoBulletin Boards in areas on campus and post sustainability information.

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Sustainability @ Stony Brook University