Gustavus Greens. Collection of the Gustavus Greens, 1988-Ongoing. GACA Collection 339. ½ Hollinger box.
The Gustavus Greens collection consists of a constitution, member information, meeting minutes, photographs, and planning materials. The Gustavus Greens is a recognized on-campus organization promoting environmental sustainability and awareness through community education, campus policy, and sustainability development at Gustavus Adolphus College.
The Gustavus Greens, an environmental awareness action group, most likely formed at Gustavus in the 1980s, embracing a grassroots philosophy of direct involvement and equal participation. By the 1990s the group had conformed to a more organized structure while maintaining their egalitarian ideals. Members work to increase campus knowledge of environmental issues, improve the institution’s sustainability, and develop members.