Day: March 2, 2019

Eco Action tours Penn State’s East Power Plant as part of monthly focus on pollution

FebruAIRy was all about pollution and the impacts of various forms of energy use on the earth’s atmospheric conditions. As part of this month’s series, members traveled to the East Campus Power Plant to receive a tour from the Superintendent of Steam Services, Paul MoserĀ and learn about Penn State’s energy history, the current status, and… Read more Eco Action tours Penn State’s East Power Plant as part of monthly focus on pollution

Why YOU Should Care About Plants: Eco Action Presents at the Easterly Elementary Science Fair

On Monday, February 25th, Eco Action showcased the power of plants at the Easterly Elementary annual Science Fair. Our first time tabling at the event, Eco Action members were able to show their stuff as they explained to elementary students, and other science fair attendees, the ability of plants to sequester carbon and act as… Read more Why YOU Should Care About Plants: Eco Action Presents at the Easterly Elementary Science Fair

JanuWEARy: The Environmental and Social Impact of Fast Fashion

Throughout the month of January, Eco Action focused on the environmental and social impact that an increasing demand for cheap clothing items made by the global north ultimately has on the global south. Our consumer purchasing power is significantly influenced and dictated by multinational corporations. This growing demand for cheap goods has tremendously increased the… Read more JanuWEARy: The Environmental and Social Impact of Fast Fashion