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Eco Reps

Eco Reps are student leaders that implement sustainability programs at UT Dallas. Their mission is to make life at UT Dallas more sustainable by helping students make simple, daily decisions to be eco-friendlier, one choice at a time. The program launched in 2017.

Check out what the Eco Reps are up to at The Greenhouse Blog.

Meet the Eco Reps!

 

Caroline Lonneman

Caroline Lonneman

Caroline is junior studying Geoscience. She has been interested in sustainability for a long time, so she’s glad to have the chance to work on it through the Office of Sustainability. She will be working on the Campus Cleanup projects, the Community Garden, the Blanca Botello Garden, and Tree Campus Higher Education, to name a few.

Yen Pham

Yen Pham

Yen is a junior studying Marketing. An environmental science class and volunteer work with a state park back in her hometown led her to a keen interest in sustainability during early high school. She is passionate about advocacy and conservation education campaigns, making low-waste living accessible to students, and the intersection of social responsibility and apparel/products. As an Eco Rep, she will be helping out with the newsletters, social media, and facilitating communications for the Texas Regional Alliance for Campus Sustainability and the North Texas Regional Centers for Expertise.

Anastasia Whittemore

Anastasia Whittemore

Anastasia Whittemore is a junior studying Political Science on the pre-law track. Her involvement with Roosevelt at UTD, a local think tank that advocates for policy change in the larger Dallas and Texas region, and Student Government’s Sustainability Committee sparked her interest in sustainability on campus. As an Eco Rep, she oversees Campus Sustainability Month, Campus Race to Zero Waste, and waste data entry. In the upcoming semester, she will also lead a monthly e-waste recycling event and begin updating data for the AASHE [Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education] STARS [Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System]  report.