Celebrate Earth Week: April 18-24

Earth Day is Friday, April 22, but why not celebrate all week long? Presented by the Office of Sustainability, Green Events Commission, Green Action, WUSICE, Globe Med, Burning Kumquat, Verde, APO, and Outing Club, this year’s Earth Week will be our biggest celebration yet!

Activities will include Green Monday vegetarian specials, a tree planting on Snow Drive Hill, panel discussions, a bike trip to Tower Grove Park, power-pedaled smoothie sessions, a work day at Burning Kumquat, and the launch of our new Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program pick-up at West Campus. We also invite you to hang with us at the St. Louis Earth Day festival in Forest Park.

Here is the full schedule of events:

Monday, April 18:

  • Green Monday, DUC, 11a-1p
    • Enjoy vegetarian specials across WashU Dining Service locations
    • Take the pledge to eat vegetarian at least one day per week and reduce our campus “foodprint”

Tuesday, April 19:

  • Tree Planting, Snow Drive Hill, 1-2:30p
  • Tuesday Tea, DUC, 3-5p
  • Capitalism & the Environmental Panel, Seigle L006, 4:20-5:30p
    • Hosted by Green Action

Wednesday, April 20:

  • Green Events Commission, DUC, 11a-2p
    • Participate in the whiteboard campaign, and make a smoothie using our smoothie bike!
  • CSA Pick-Up
    • West Campus, 4-6p
  • Environmental Toxins