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SSC to spotlight its growing ‘green’ efforts

Members SSC Sustainability Committee recently delivered campus-grown organic pumpkins happy group kids Child Development Center.

Members of the SSC Sustainability Committee recently delivered campus-grown organic pumpkins to a happy group of kids in the Child Development Center.

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Updated: November 21, 2013 6:02AM



The South Suburban College Green Club and the sustainability committee will host the 2nd Annual Campus Cleanup Day on Oct. 23.

Participants should meet at 2 p.m. in the student government office. The event will coincide with National Campus Sustainability Day.

The sustainability committee will be showcasing SSC’s first “hydration station” in the cafeteria. This station dispenses cold, filtered water and is designed to accommodate refillable bottles. The hydration station promotes environmental responsibility, plastic bottle reduction and access to cleaner water.

An ewaste recycling station will be set up in the cafeteria on Campus Cleanup Day and is open to the public.

The Green Club recently delivered organic pumpkins grown on campus to kids in the SSC Child Development Center.

The college’s building construction technology program built above-ground beds for the pumpkin patch to begin testing conditions for a future community garden.

For more information, call (708) 596-2000, Ext. 2212.

Staff report



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