Take a Break from Studying and Come Hangout with REthink!

Midterms are upon us once again and everyone is feeling the stress, even here at REthink. We have lots of events coming up that will be a nice break from studying and the preparations for these events is also a good way to clear your head.

This past week we had a Trash Audit of Bascom Hall, 35% of the trash could have been recycled. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17TH WE WILL BE DOING A TRASH AUDIT OF THE EDUCATION BUILDING AND REDOING THE PSYCH BUILDING. EMAIL TAYLOR, gendel@wisc.edu IF YOURE INTERESTED. 

There was no home football game last week but this week is against Minnesota, the Badgers will fight for the Axe! COME HELP THE RECYCLING TEAMAT CAMP RANDALL, 10/20 AT 11 AM.  

Common Badgers bring home the Axe!

We are in the early stages of helping a past cochair who is now in Ethiopia working with an organization encouraging girls to play in sports. There is a sports bra drive and more collections to come. THE FACEBOOK GROUP FOR THIS EVENT IS RIGHT HEREIn Wisconsin there is this amazing trail called the Ice Age Trail, it follows the line where the glaciers started retreating way back in the day. ON NOVEMBER 3RD WE ARE HELPING TO MAINTAIN THIS TRAIL. SIGN UP HERE

Growing Power is in Milwaukee and is an urban energy site, very cool place. WE ARE GOING ON NOVEMBER 10TH AND WILL BE LEAVING AT 8 AND RETURNING AT AROUND 3. PLEASE SIGN UP HERE AND LET US KNOW IF YOU HAVE A CAR, WE NEED CARS! 

REfill is one of our most popular campaigns encouraging students to use reusable mugs on campus. This semester we have two events to support this great cause. ON NOVEMBER 7th WE’LL HOLD OUR MUGS ON THE MALL EVENT FROM 7AM  UNTIL 11 AM, WE’LL NEED HELP MARKETING THIS EVENT. ON NOVEMBER 11TH WE’RE HOSTING A DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT-CHECK US OUT ON FACEBOOK- GET YOUR FRIENDS AND SIGN UP! 

The weekend of the 26th is going to be a busy one starting with our BAKE SALE ON THE 25TH OF OCTOBER, 9PM UNTIL 2:30 OR WHEN WE RUN OUT OF BAKED GOODS. WE NEED BAKERS AND VOLUNTEERS–REMEMBER THIS IS NOT YOUR AVERAGE BAKE SALE! 

Before this crazy weekend we will be helping at Slow Foods Cafe, which is an all local and organic student run cafe at the corner of Charter and University. ON OCTOBER 24TH FROM 11:30 TO 2 PM, WE WILL BE HELPING DURING THE TIME THEYRE OPEN AND DURING PREP. COME HELP OUT HERE

Probably the biggest thing we have coming up is that (drumroll please) for the first time REthink will be in the Homecoming Parade! We had a great work day on Sunday and got part of the recycling logo done, we will be working on it again during and after the meeting on Wednesday. IF YOU CAN STAY AFTER THE MEETING ON WEDNESDAY, PLEASE COME HELP OUT. BRING RECYCLING TO THE MEETING ON WEDNESDAY. WE ALSO NEED PEOPLE TO BE IN THE PARADE-COME ON GUYS THATS THE BEST PART-SIGN UP TO HELP WORK ON THE FLOAT HERE.

Also to come is the campus wide trash audit, the campus clean up, a new tshirt design for REthink, George Dreckmann is coming to speak with us in November, and many many more to come. See you at our next meeting! 

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