[ECE PhiBar] Eco-Friendly Phi Bar: It's for the Earth, Bitches!
Laura A Pritchard
lpritcha at andrew.cmu.edu
Tue Apr 8 23:29:56 EDT 2008
Hey now! At least I actually show up.
On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 12:55 AM, Douglas Robl <drobl at andrew.cmu.edu> wrote:
> Hey Everyone,
> Given that we probably won't be having a phi bar night next week (due to
> Phi be crowded by rowdy alums), we won't be having another Phi Bar trip
> until after Earth Day. Therefore, in observance with this great
> holiday, I'm going to declare this Wednesday Eco-Friendly Phi Bar
> night. The earth, contrary to popular belief is in grave danger and
> desperately needs our help. Our delicate ecosystem is being plagued by
> mountains of trash, toxic chemicals, and crazy hippies that will try to
> make you feel bad about it. The time has come for us to do our part.
> This week we will be instituting some one-time rules to show our support
> for the environment. Rule number 1, no small plastic cups. Plastic
> cups take up space in landfills and often manage to end up in nature
> preserves or waterways where they have been known to ensnare small
> mammals and dolphins. Instead of using these cups, we'll be drinking
> directly from the pitcher. Because this is a little awkward, I'll be
> bringing crazy straws to make things simpler. This leads us to rule
> number 2, no leftovers. This celebration is about reducing waste
> whenever possible, and nor relying on other people to do your work for
> you. Therefore, everyone who comes must get a pitcher, and you must
> finish before your pitcher before you leave. The response, "I gave some
> to Frezza" is unacceptable unless it has been filtered by your kidneys
> first. Finally our third rule, no excuses, play like a champion.
> Things such as "I don't like the taste of beer," or "I have to work on
> my 213" or "I have to start my radar homework" or "I'm on cold
> medication" or "I didn't eat dinner tonight" do not count, Laura.
> Final note, I personally don't believe that Carbon Dioxide is causing
> global warming, but if you do, drink Guinness because it has less CO2
> and more nitrogen.
> See you there, Wednesday at 9,
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