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Earth Week

Earth Day 365

2016

 

Encouraging the commitment to sustainable living 365 days per year through education

Monday, April 18
Sustainability Fair
Student Recreation and Wellness Center

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Kickoff event for the week. Browse a variety of booths and learn about a variety of sustainable lifestyle choices and campus/community opportunities.

Old Fashioned Kite Derby
James C. Kirkpatrick Library Lawn
2-5 p.m.
Bring your own or make one on site

Haute Trash Fashion Show
7 p.m.

Elliott Student Union ballroom
Fashion from recyclable materials, along with recycled art and vendors

Tuesday, April 19
Free Document Shredding

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Elliott Student Union 109

 

Green Luncheon

12:30 p.m.
SRWC Classroom C
Keynote speaker: Jere Gettle from Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company
RSVP online at ucmo.edu/sustain

"The Lorax"
3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Elliott Union Cinema


Wednesday, April 20
TED Talk: "The Case of Optimism on Climate Change"
Noon and 1 p.m.
SRWC Classroom D

Electronic Waste Recycling
noon-6 p.m.
UCM Lot 52-South and Washington streets
FREE-No large appliances, TVs

UCM Students Earth Day Day of Service
3-6 p.m.
Register online at ucmo.edu/volunteer

Thursday, April 21
Vermicompost and Ecosystems
10 a.m.-2p.m.
Elliott Student Union Mall

Documentary "Gimme Green"
noon-1 p.m.
Elliott Union Cinema

Electronic Waste Recycling
noon-6 p.m.
UCM Lot 52-South and Washington streets
FREE-No large appliances, TVs

Pedal Power
2-4 p.m.
SRWC Lobby
Learn about the sustainable feature of the bicycle

Friday, April 22
"Electrifying Your Commute"
Lifelong Learning presents a display of electric and hybrid vehicles
2-6 p.m.
Lecture at 3 p.m.
Missouri Safety Center
Hale Lake Road and South Holden Street

Saturday, April 26
Family Day at the Mitchell Street Farm
1:30 p.m.-3 p.m.
Warrensburg Citizens for Environmental Action,Warrensburg Parks and Recreation
Opportunities to purchase locally grown food, learn about native plants and animals and how to build a cold frame and garden bench.

All UCM Earth Day 365 events are free and open to the public.