Held every October, Campus Sustainability Month is an international celebration of sustainability in higher education. Throughout the month, colleges and universities organize events on campus and elsewhere to engage and inspire incoming students and other campus stakeholders to become sustainability change agents.
Washington University is proud to celebrate and kickoff a new year of sustainability advancements by hosting a wide diversity of events related to many aspects of sustainability, including alternative transportation, food, energy, environmental justice, waste, and more.
Campus Sustainability Month Events
- Active Transportation Month, featuring a Commuter Fair, Free Bike Tune-Up sessions, a Car-Free Commute Day, a MetroLink ride to the Food Roof and a Bike Ride to GroveFest.
- Recycling Genius Training, on October 2 and 5 in Simon 103, from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
- Environmental Justice Ice Cream Social on October 4 in Seigle, Room 104, form 7:30pm to 9pm
- Alison Hope Alkon lecture, on October 18th in the Women’s Building Formal Lounge from 5pm to 7:00pm
- Krishnendu Ray: the Future of Food Studies on October 20th in Brown Lounge of Brown Hall from 6:30pm to 8pm
- Food Access in St. Louis Discussion on October 23rd, from 4:30pm to 5:30pm: CANCELLED
- Trending Topics: Gina McCarthy on October 24th in the Graham Chapel at 7pm
- Electronic Waste and Paper Shredding Drive on October 25th Outside Knight/Bauer Hall on Snow Way Drive from 7am to 10am
- First the Seed, Still the Seed on October 25th in Wilson Hall, 214 from 4pm to 5pm.
- Renewable Energy Panel on October 25th in Emerson Auditorium (Bauer Hall) from 6pm to 7:30pm
- Fall Harvest Festival on October 26th in Edison courtyard DUC, from 2pm to 5pm
- An Inconvenient Sequel Screening and Q & A with Al Gore via Livestream on October 26th in Brown Hall, 100 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm
- Global Inequality Conference, October 26th to 28
Any updates related to these events will be posted on this webpage, so keep an eye open on the calendar and get ready to participate! If you wish to volunteer your time to make Campus Sustainability Month a success, please email email@example.com.
We hope you will join us as we celebrate sustainability during #CampusSustainabilityMonth and throughout the rest of the year!