10 October 2010

House Meeting 10/10/10

Missing: Liam


-Menu: roasted root vegetables, pumpkin, squash, etc. + bean stew, rice, salads, fruit crisp

apple pie?

-use other ovens on Mead Way

-need people to sign up for cooking, $400 budget

-decorations: wax leaves

-bands (Liam’s, or others), Anya in charge of getting in touch with musicians


-still in progress, we did wine instead


-dishes did not get done on the weekend….

-Do ‘em, people!

-dishwasher demo!

-super-auto dishwasher setting is unnecessary, auto will do it

-wash knives immediately, try to reuse utensils

-put away clean dishes the next day?


-put dates on take-out food, if it’s over two weeks throw it away

-put labels on food containers

Mug Hoarding:

Stop doing it, people!

October Study Days:

Who’s going to be here? Make list of people to calculate food costs etc.

-dropped from 13 to 8, and Shannon’s sister

-buy more this week so that there’s food left over for when people come back next week

-people staying put in $25-30

Van Drivers’ Licenses:

-those who aren’t terrified of driving should get them

-CSA pick-up on Monday: Xilo/Nellen?

Sustainability SLC:

-Friday B week

-Salvage Drive, more locations

-they’re trying to get a Sustainability Coordinator, going through process of getting one

-AVI on agenda to commit to local ingredients, recycle, compost, treat workers well

-student position to make sure AVI is fulfilling their contract

-Eli’s composting: Warren is supposed to be the only compost facility

-ZipCar for students

-Energy audit on campus: only managed to completely audit Warren Green

-Yonkers community for energy- film students interested in petitioning Yonkers local government

-have Slonim Faculty House over for dinner

-climate pledge not being fulfilled, trying to make it be


-take cat here?


-cold rooms all the time, but don’t use until it really is cold

-get a spaceheater for Dahlia, rug to insulate the floor, window coverings


-create spaces to talk about how we got interested in the environment

-we live here, but we don’t really talk about it

-liason with Eco-Club (Black Squirrel every other Monday), joint-sponsorship


-those who are leaving for Oct. study days take out stuff if there's anything of theirs in the boxes, those staying can throw them out


-Berkeley, maybe Nellen

*-change shopping day to Sunday!*

-figure out the rest after October Study Days

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