Garbage Land by Elizabeth Royte
During Fall Orientation, you will meet in small groups with other incoming students and members of the MCLA faculty and staff to discuss this book. Please come prepared to submit the following written assignments to your discussion leader on September 4th. This book will also be used in at least one of your fall classes.
Please write a brief essay for and be prepared to discuss the following questions:
- Discuss three points the author makes about garbage that changed or expanded your thinking on the subject.
- What does the term ecological citizenship mean to you?
- What are some ways each of us can help reduce the problem with garbage?
- State three questions you would like to ask the author.
Request for Proposal
Write a 500 to 750 word proposal for a college initiative that could result in Zero Waste as a long range goal. The winning proposal will be awarded a $250 gift certificate to the MCLA bookstore.
Presentation by Author Elizabeth Royte
You will have an opportunity to hear science writer Elizabeth Royte speak about her book on September 4, 2006. Following the presentation, there will be a book signing reception. Remember to bring your book!