Earth Week at Wells

April 17, 2017
Join Campus Greens and the Center for Sustainability and the Environment for a week-long celebration of environmentally-responsible living.
image of tree with the words learn care act

The Campus Greens student environmental group has planned a week of activities and community events to encourage us all to lead more environmentally-responsible lives, one decision at a time. These include film screenings, pledges to conserve, a campus cleanup, bonfire, and participation in the March for Science demonstration in Ithaca, NY. The schedule is:

Monday, April 17th

Sustainability Perspectives Series

12:20 p.m., de Witt Lecture Room, Zabriskie 106
"The League of Women Voters and Effective Citizenship: Informed Work on Legislation, Lobbying and Educating the Public"
Presented by Kay Wagner, Natural Resources Committee, LWVTC
Sponsored by the Center for Sustainability and the Environment.

No Shower Monday

Try going a whole day without showering! If you can't not shower, at least take a much shorter one. Think about all the water and energy we can save!

Tuesday, April 18th

Trashless Tuesday

Challenge yourself to generate as little trash as possible on Tuesday, April 18th. Carry around your own (or supplied) reusable or plastic bag, and generate a physical representation of how much trash you actually generate in a day. Wells Campus Greens will lead by example!

Wednesday, April 19th

Environmental Racism Panel

1:15-2:15 p.m., de Witt Lecture Room, Zabriskie 106
Sponsored by Campus Greens and Querencia.

Thursday, April 20th

Campus Cleanup

4:00-5:00 p.m., meet at the Sycamore
Bags and gloves will be supplied; sponsored by Campus Greens.

Sustainability Film: Age of Consequences

7:00-8:30 p.m., de Witt Lecture Room, Zabriskie 106
Free organic popcorn and butter; sponsored by the Center for Sustainability and the Environment and Campus Greens.

Friday, April 21st — Earth Day!

Sign Making for March for Science

7:00 -8:00 p.m., Zabriskie 212
Sponsored by Campus Greens.

No Power Hour

8:00-9:00 p.m.
Activity and location to be announced - dress for outdoor fun; sponsored by Campus Greens.

Saturday, April 22nd

March for Science in Ithaca

12:00-2:00 p.m., Bernie Milton Pavilion on The Commons, Ithaca
Carpooling from campus; contact Elizabeth Reeve.


7:00 – 8:00 p.m., Boathouse Firepit (weather permitting)
Sponsored by Campus Greens.

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