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 Welcome to ICCSustain Wiki!

 

Everything you needed to know about Composting!

 

 

Is your house interested in gardening or composting?  Then check out our new Gardening and Composting page with tips and links for gardening in the ICC.

 

 

NEWS & INFORMATION

 

WHY SUSTAINABILITY?

Sustainability and wise use of resources is intrinsic to the mission of the Inter-Cooperative Council

"By reusing, recycling, and reducing resources, ICC actualizes our belief that all of the world’s people have the right to enough to meet their basic needs. We pledge to continuously look for ways to care for the earth." (ICC Statement of Beliefs and Values, adopted February 2003.)

 

The purposes of the Sustainability Resource Team

A) Educating team members, the board, the staff and the ICC as a whole on ways of reducing ecological harm and increasing the long-­term environmental sustainability of the co­ops by

B) Advocating the sensible use of ICC resources towards these ends,

C) Maintaining the ICC community garden,

D) Encouraging and supporting creative initiatives from within the ICC community to work towards these goals. (ICC Standing Rules.)

 

The Inter-Cooperative Council at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

The ICC has been providing affordable student housing in Ann Arbor since 1932. The ICC's vision and mission are:

 

"We, the member-owners of the Inter-cooperative Council, envision an affordable living community in which equal, and educated members work together to further the cooperative movement." (ICC's Mission, adopted 18 August 2002.)

 

"We, the member-owners of the ICC, provide a home for students that equally embodies quality living, community and social equality, all within the cooperative movement.  We continuously strive to maintain and improve our organization and our houses through shared work.  We are committed to furthering our education by building life skills, a strong community, and personal relationships.  We create and maintain a safe and affordable environment where our members feel comfortable and at home." (ICC's Vision, adopted 4 August 2002.)