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Dumpster Project Overview Presentation

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The Dumpster Project based at Huston-Tillotson University is transforming a 36 square foot trash dumpster into a sustainable home as a STEM and environmental learning platform. This open-ended and flexible project serves as a living lab and versatile scaffold for formal and informal science learning.

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Dumpster Project Overview Presentation

  1. 1. T H E U N I V E R S E NASA
  2. 2. C A N Y O U T U R N A D U M P S T E R I N T O A H E A L T H Y H O M E – H E A L T H Y F O R Y O U A N D H E A L T H Y F O R T H E P L A N E T ? + = ?
  3. 3. What happens?
  4. 4. WHY A DUMPSTER?
  5. 5. PLANS CHANGE
  6. 6. BROADER PURPOSE
  7. 7. • Historically Black College or University (HBCU) • ~1000 students • 70% Black, 20% Hispanic • ~96% first generation • 70% Pell recipients
  8. 8. E N V I R O N M E N T A L J U S T I C E A N D E C O - D I V E R S I T Y
  9. 9. G R E E N I S T H E N E W B L A C K • Student organization with collaborative leadership structure: 4 students, 3 advisors • Environmental Justice Mission: Foster new shades of green on campus and in the community • Open membership; additional honor society component is based on GPA and service.
  10. 10. B U I L D I N G G R E E N J U S T I C E F O R U M
  11. 11. @dumpsterproj Dumpsterproject @thedirt_yprofessor CONTACT info@dumpsterproject.org SIGN UP www.dumpsterproject.org

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