Eco-Reps are peer educators dedicated to furthering sustainability by promoting ways for students to adopt more environmentally and socially responsible behaviors. Eco-Reps educate their peers about environmental and sustainability issues through three primary outlets: coordinating with Residence Life staff to incorporate sustainability themes or practices into residential programs; delivering Sustainable Living lessons to Elon 101 and Global Studies courses as requested; and contributing to and promoting Office of Sustainability events such as Campus Sustainability Week and Earth Week.

Meet the Current Eco-Reps

 

Loy Center Neighborhood

Jette Beermann (she/her)

Hometown: Rellingen, Germany

Major/Minor: Double major in Exercise Science and Psychology

Favorite Sustainability Living Tip: Reduce the usage of plastic bags. Take a reusable tote bag to go grocery shopping!


 

Colonnades Neighborhood

Huria Tahiry (she/her)

Graduation Year: 2026

Hometown: Kabul, Afghanistan

Major: Environmental Studies and Data Science

Favorite Sustainable Living Tip: Reduce your carbon footprint and consider your health and the environment when using transportation. Also, recycle as much as you can and minimize plastic usage.


 

East Neighborhood

Audrey Nott (she/her)

Graduation Year: 2026

Hometown: Chaumont-Gistoux, Belgium

Major/Minor: Major: Environmental Studies Minor: Policy Studies & Sustainable Enterprises

Favorite Sustainable Living Tip: Small change is still significant change! Reduce your meat consumption by cutting it out of at least one meal per day or by being meat-free one day per week. Reduce your plastic usage by bringing a mug to coffee shops or making coffee at home instead. Always have a metal straw in your bag or on a keychain. Reuse (go thrifting), recycle, and reduce your energy use! Sustainability is not about perfection but about effort.


 

Danieley Neighborhood

Capri Buck (she/her)

Graduation Year: 2023

Hometown: Camden, Maine

Major: Environmental Studies (BS) and International and Global Studies with minors in Geography and Environmental Education

Favorite Sustainable living tip:  Cutting down on single use disposable products from restaurants and cafes. Many coffee shops and places welcome customers to bring their own reusable products even if not public knowledge. Some places like Oak House even offer a discount for bringing in your own cup!


 

Oaks Neighborhood

Molly Ruiz (she/her)

Graduation Year: 2025

Hometown: Huntingtown, MD

Major/Minor: Integrated Biology

Favorite Sustainable Living Tip:  I am all about buying sustainable products. Shampoo and Conditioner bars  along with plastic free deodorant is a great little thing to do your part!


 

Historic Neighborhood

Nik Salah (he/they)

Graduation Year: 2025

Hometown: Detroit, MI

Major: Acting; Minors: Sustainability and Policy Studies

Favorite Sustainable Living Tip: Eat a little less meat! You can start with something silly like “Meatless Monday’s” and go from there!


 

Global Neighborhood

Eliza Shane (she/her)

Graduation Year: 2025

Hometown: Wilmington, DE

Majors: Economics; Minors: Leadership and Environmental and Sustainability Studies

Favorite Sustainable Living Tip: Purchase ingredients at the grocery store that are versatile and can be used for a long time to avoid food waste!


 

Station at Mill Point

Juliana Wilson (she/her)

Graduation Year: 2023

Hometown: Severna Park, MD

Major: Environmental and Sustainability Studies; Minor: Anthropology & Environmental Education

Favorite Sustainable Living Tip: To cut down on waste in your own kitchen, use beeswax wrap to save leftovers in the fridge or to take food out of the house with you.  This minimizes the amount of single-use plastics and/or foil that is commonly disposed of in the kitchen.  The beeswax wraps can be handmade or store-bought; they are reusable, rewashable, and compostable!