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Healthy You Healthy Earth Fair, November 2

2015 fair attendee

A 2015 fair attendee visits with Office of Sustainability staff.

Your overall well-being is closely tied to the health of your environment. For more than 10 years, Health Promotion and Wellness has partnered with the Office of Sustainability to host the Healthy You Healthy Earth Wellness and Sustainability Fair. This fair explores the important intersection of personal and environmental wellness.

This year, Healthy You Healthy Earth will take place from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Wednesday, November 2, in the Brown Ballroom of the Bone Student Center. During the event attendees will be able to visit with campus and local organizations representing all seven dimensions of wellness, learn valuable information, enjoy snacks, and win prizes. This is a free event open to all students, faculty, staff, and friends of the University.

Each year presentations are given on environmental wellness-related topics. Presentations are held in the Brown Ballroom and an announcement will be given in the ballroom to remind attendees prior to start. This year’s event will feature the following presentations:

  • 11 a.m.–“Your Skin is So Soft: Examining Personal Care Products”
    Liza Alonzo
    Office of Sustainability
  • 12:15 p.m.–“Fair Trade, Organic, or All Natural? Understanding Food Labels and What They Really Mean for Our Health and the Environment”  
    Jenni Wolf, nutrition and healthy living graduate assistant
    Health Promotion and Wellness

Participants can bring the following items to Healthy You Healthy Earth to be recycled:

  • Unwanted clothing and shoes in any condition
  • Unwanted and unusable small electronics such as cell phones, printers, etc.
  • Batteries
  • Ink cartridges

 

What: Healthy You Healthy Earth Wellness and Sustainability Fair
When: 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Wednesday, November 2
Where: Brown Ballroom, Bone Student Center
What: Campus and community organizations, businesses, and resources that support all seven dimensions of wellness. This year’s participants include:

 

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