The Green Blog
Delta Zetas Everywhere Support Pink Goes Green
Since Delta Zeta launched Pink Goes Green in 2008, our chapters and members embraced the commitment to preserve the environment. We empower you with the knowledge that just one person can truly do more to protect the environment and preserve the planet.

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olunteered to clean up the Bryant University campus after Spring Weekend 2015.

Alpha Beta Chapter (University of Illinois) won the Greeks Go Green competition to increase recycling and reduce emissions. The chapter won $700 from the competition, which was donated to a sister of the Epsilon Chapter (Indiana University) who was battling cancer. Freshman member Nomi Mandhan organized the effort. She presented the initiatives and importance of going green during every chapter meeting in the course of the competition.

Gamma Sigma Chapter (Eastern Michigan University) hosted an event to benefit The Marine Science Center by raising money for food and medicine for the injured turtles that the Center helps rescue and rehabilitate. The money also helps support educational programs hosted by the Center that teach about the effects of pollution, the life cycle of turtles and how the ocean's ecosystem works.

A member of the Delta Omega Chapter (Fort Hays State University) supported Elephants in Africa to help save the endangered animals.

Zeta Phi Chapter (Slippery Rock University) volunteered for Campus Clean-up. Members contributed a day to tending and cleaning up the grounds around the university's campus. "The members participated in the event to demonstrate Zeta Phi pride, dedication and appreciation of their Slippery Rock campus," said Taylor Schultz, LAMP Editor The chapter also participated in Adopt-A-Highway to contribute to keeping Pennsylvania highways clean and beautiful and helping to ensure the preservation of our environment.

Theta Phi Chapter (Old Dominion University) partnered with another student organization to clean up their Adopt-A-Spots on campus. The campus- and community-wide program encourages participating organizations to conduct litter clean-ups throughout the year, record the amount of litter collected and properly dispose of it.
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Kappa Alpha Chapter

Kappa Alpha Chapter (Nicholls State University) participated in a city-wide, annual service project called Bayou Lafourche Clean Up. Volunteers pick up trash in and around Bayou Lafourche, which is 106 miles long, in southern Louisiana. "Our members were happy to participate in this project to help keep our bayou and city clean," said Alexis Foret, LAMP Editor.

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participated in campus-wide Recylemania event, collecting the most recyclable items on campus. The chapter won this event in 2014 as well. Recyclemania, spearheaded by the Shepherd Environmental Organization (SEO), challenges on-campus groups to compete to see how much paper, plastic, and aluminum cans they can collect. The final totals are entered into the national competition.

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Lambda Gamma Chapter (Jacksonville State University) members donated their time and efforts to the Renew Our Rivers project, which benefits the community's health and well-being. The project is spearheaded by Alabama Power, which partners with the community to clean up Alabama waterways.

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Pi Xi Chapter
The Pi Xi Chapter at the University of Central Florida held a sisterhood beach cleanup to support Pink Goes Green.
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"We took buses to Cocoa Beach and enjoyed time as a sisterhood while cleaning the world around us. We had so much fun!" says Kenna Pell, LAMP Editor.

What are you and your chapter doing to truly go green? Tell us on Twitter @DeltaZetaNatl with the hashtag #TrulyPinkGoesGreen or email