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Earth Week 2012

MONDAY, April 16

FILM Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time
8-10 p.m.
Miller Fountain and Murchison Tower Courtyard
Documentary on the career of legendary environmentalist Aldo Leopold and how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement

TRINITY TRASH HILL
All day
Parking Lot A (between Northrup Hall and Dicke-Smith Bldg).
Collection of Monday's trash (excluding food service waste) to create a visual display of the amount of waste generated each day on campus

TUESDAY, April 17

TRINITY TRASH HILL (continues from Monday)
until noon

EARTH DAY LECTURE Taking the Long View: Adapting to a
Sustainable Future
7:30-9 p.m.
Chapman Center Auditorium
Lecture by David E. Shi, president emeritus of Furman University. Shi, an Atlanta native and a 1973 Furman graduate. During his presidential tenure, he was a champion of the university's emphasis on engaged learning, energy conservation, and environmental stewardship. Under his direction, Furman became a national leader in promoting sustainability.

WEDNESDAY, April 18

S.O.S. EARTH DAY FESTIVAL
10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Coates University Center Plaza
Showcasing green efforts and initiatives of student groups, campus departments, and off-campus vendors

GOT SHREDDING? COMMUNITY DROP-OFF
Drop-off until 2 p.m.
Parking Lot F (north of Halsell at Hildebrand)
Free off-site secure document destruction (paper only) courtesy of Greenstar Recycling

ART EXHIBIT Exposing Connectivity Through Waste
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Coates Center, Tigers' Den
Student-coordinated art exhibit to explore connectivity of systems as related to waste and sustainability

THURSDAY, April 19

T.U.C.G. DAY IN THE GARDEN
3-4 p.m.
Community Garden at Storch Memorial Building
Featuring yoga, harvesting, watering, and working in the garden

GREEN FEATURES TOUR of the Center for the Sciences and Innovation (CSI)
4 p.m. (also Friday at 1 p.m.)
meet in CSI Lobby
Behind-the-scenes tour with John Greene, director of campus planning and sustainability; approximately 60 minutes

ART EXHIBIT Exposing Connectivity Through Waste
(cont. from Wednesday) 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Coates Univ. Center, Tigers' Den

FRIDAY, April 20

GREEN FEATURES TOUR of the Center for the Sciences and Innovation
11 a.m. (also Thursday at 4 p.m.)
meet in CSI Lobby
Behind-the-scenes tour with John Greene, director of campus planning and sustainability; approximately 60 minutes

ART EXHIBIT Exposing Connectivity Through Waste
(cont. from Wednesday) 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Coates Univ. Center, Tigers' Den

SATURDAY | SUNDAY, April 21 | 22

ZERO WASTE AT THE BALLGAME (3-game SCAC series vs Austin College)
Saturday doubleheader at 1 p.m and 4 p.m., Sunday at 1 p.m.
Baseball Field
Student-coordinated effort to make this Trinity baseball series a "zero waste" event

Earth Week 2012 events are sponsored by:
Campus Planning and Sustainability
Facilities Services
Students Organized for Sustainability (SOS)
Trinity University Community Gardening Club (TUGC)