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Message from the Sustainability Coordinator...

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Greetings! My name is Mandi Green and in December 2009, I eagerly accepted the position of Western Illinois University’s first Sustainability Coordinator. I was born and raised on a small farm in the community and have worked on campus for nearly 8 years. Having the opportunity to be an integral part of the environmental movement is exhilarating!

Progressing as a sustainable campus community requires everyone to become an active participant. I would like to encourage each of you to become familiar with our events, programs and initiatives and lend a hand where you can. More importantly, become a leader and then teach others what you learn. Sustainability isn’t one event or program, it is a lifestyle. Learn to minimize your impact in your personal life, office and in the classroom.

As the campus sustainability coordinator, I am here to help cultivate that sustainable lifestyle with our faculty, staff and students. Providing help with any questions, concerns or ideas you may have is one of my top priorities!


Mandi Green
Sustainability Coordinator
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