Earth Week

April 15 - 25, 2019

Week Long Art Installations and Events

  • Campus Canvas

Monday, 4/15

  • GEO seed paper giveaway - all day in the CU Lobby
  • GEO and IRC Reusable Cutlery - 5pm in Letchworth Dining Hall
  • GCAB Movie with the Sustainability Reps: the Lorax 7pm in Newton 203

Tuesday, 4/16

  • Garden Fest!  
    • Featuring the Carbon Free Concert and Farmers Market!
    • 4-6 pm in the eGarden

Earth Week image - picture of the earth with a tree growing out of it

Wednesday, 4/17 - GREAT Day
  • GEO Dumpster Dive; 11am - 1pm on the College Union Patio
    • Does sorting your waste really make a difference?  Join GEO as they take landfill waste from different buildings around campus and sort it into recyclable and compostable materials to reduce landfill waste.
  • Check out the Sustainability Presentations in the GREAT Day bulletin for all sustainability research, projects, and talks.

Thursday, 4/18

  • GEO Essential Oils Workshop - Learn how to use essential oils to replace everyday household and self-care items.  Tickets will be sold for $10 to cover the cost of materials.
    • 5-8pm in Bailey 105

Friday, 4/19

Saturday 4/20

  • GLK Do-It-Yourself Plant Party!
    • 9-11:30pm in the College Union Lobby
  • GEO Cean Up in the Arboretum
    • Join Biology Professor and Chair of the Arboretum, Dr. Jenny Apple, to plant native tree species in the arboretum and learn about invasive species and help clean up the trails.
    • Meet at the entrance at 11am
  • FORCES trip

Sunday, 4/21

Monday, 4/22 - Earth Day!

  • Campus Clean Up - Open to all students, faculty, and staff - Work with the Grounds crew on a variety of projects to spruce up the campus!  All materials will be provided, just wear appropriate clothes you don't mind getting dirty.  Sign up on the google form TODAY!
    • Two time slots - either 3-5pm or 4-6pm
    • Meet on the College Union Patio (must sign up on the google form!)
  • Earth Week Keynote Speaker - Allison Hoppe (Geneseo alum, 2011, and Law Clerk for the EPA)
    • Talk and Dinner; 7-9pm 
  • Pop Up Thrift Shop Starts Today!
    • 4/22 - 4/25 in MCU 322/323 
    • 4/26 in the Fireside Lounge (MCU)

Thursday, 4/25

  • Beekeeping Club Speaker
    • Pollinators and the importance of pollinators in Geneseo