Earth Week Calendar of Events

April 14, 2014

Week of April 14 and 21
Re-usable GSU mug sale
Bookstore
Purchase a re-usable GSU mug on sale. Save money on re-fills of refreshments at the cafeteria while reducing the amount of waste generated on campus.

Tuesday, April 15
11:30 a.m.—3:30 p.m.
Service work day
Meet in student commons, A Building
Students, faculty and staff are invited to enjoy lunch and then assist in picking up refuse on campus in the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park, College of Arts & Sciences- Environmental Research Preserve or other areas on campus. Dress appropriately for weather conditions. Rain date: Monday, April 21.

Monday, April 21
1—3 p.m.
Tree Planting
Meet at A Building Game Room
Assist Facilities Development & Management staff plant trees on campus. Dress appropriately for weather conditions. Rain date: Wednesday, April 23.

Tuesday, April 22
10 a.m.—8 p.m.
Book Swap
Hall of Governors
Bring in your used books and swap them out for others that are new to you. All books left at the end of the event will be donated to the Friends of the Library.

Tuesday, April 22
11 a.m.—2 p.m.
Native plant sale
Hall of Governors
Civil Service Senate will be selling some plants to help your home landscape become greener and more sustainable. Additional plants can be ordered for future delivery.

Tuesday, April 22
10 a.m.--10 p.m.
Recycling services
Hall of Governors
Bring in old batteries, print cartridges, cell phones and prescription drugs for proper recycling, re-use or disposal. Prescriptions should have name and address removed.

Tuesday, April 22
11 a.m.—7 p.m.
Earth Day menu
Cafeteria
Purchase local and/or sustainable food for your meals today. Bring your own drink container for 85-cent re-fills of refreshments at the cafeteria while reducing the amount of waste generated on campus.

Friday, April 25
8:30 a.m.—2:30 p.m.
SMHEC Student Sustainability Summit
Pre-registration is required. Join students from other area schools in becoming more sustainable on campus and at home. See southmetroed.org for more details.

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