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Earth Week 2014

Earth Week 2014

Celebrate Earth Week at the University of Nevada, Reno on April 22 and April 23! Learn about options for more sustainable living through educational programs and demonstrations that will focus on sustainability efforts and examples of green campus and community resources.

The University's Earth Week events will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Gateway Plaza in front of the Joe Crowley Student Union with the Abrbor Day planting.

Recycling Display

Garbage Bag Monster

April 22: Waste, Recycling and Local Foods

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. : Joe Crowley Student Union Plaza, highlighted activities

The Return of the Bag Monster, offering free reusable grocery bags to the first 200 people 

Dumpster Dive with trash collected throughout the University 

Plastic-bottle recycling displays around campus

                                                                    Plant giveaway sponsored by the University's Arboretum Board

                                                                    Recycled art made by Children of the Child and Family Research Center

                                                                    Local food and farming information from Urban Roots and River School

Wednesday, April 23: Alternative Transportation, Energy and Water

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. : Joe Crowley Student Union Plaza, highlighted activities

Eco-Friendly Vehicles: All-electric Nissan Leaf, University's Parking and Transportation Service's Hertz on Demand and a new RTC zero-emissions electric bus.

Campus Cycling Coalition Bike Repair Clinic

1-4:30 p.m.: Nevada Undergraduate Research Symposium Presentations 

1-2 p.m.: Joe Crowley Student Union Glick Ballrooms

Welcome and Keynote Speaker, University VP Research and Innovation Mridul Guatam

2:30 - 4:30 p.m. : Joe Crowley Student Union Glick Ballrooms

Student Poster Session and Reception

Leaf Car

Friday, April 25: Arbor Day

11 a.m. : Southwest entrance of the West Stadium Parking Complex, just north of Lawlor Events Center

The University is taking steps to become a designated Tree Campus USA location, a program throug the Arbor Day Foundation. The public is welcome to join University officials and students as they plant a new Paw Paw tree.

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