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Earth Week

Earth Week 2014

Earth Day 365

Monday, April 21
Haute Trash Fashion Show
Elliott Student Union ballroom, 7 p.m.
Fashion from recyclable materials

Tuesday, April 22
Eco Luncheon, 11-12:30,
Elliott Student Union 236-238
An eco-friendly luncheon with menu selections by Sodexo's Chef Dale using local products when available. The program will be a TED talk by Alex Laskey, "How Behavioral Science Can Lower Your Energy Bill." Click here to sign up to attend.

Cob Construction-Affordable and Sustainable, immediately following the luncheon
A workshop by Michael Reinhardt on sustainable alternative construction, including a hands-on activity, demonstration, and auction of a cob pizza oven on Saturday. Dress mud-ready.

Wednesday, April 23
Green Car Show 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Elliott Student Union Mall
Take a look at a dozen examples of eco-friendly transportation that use alternative fuel sources

Thursday, April 24
Earth Week Community Service Day
UCM students will participate in an Earth Day Community Service Day from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Volunteers should sign up here.

Electronics Recycling
Electronics may be recycled from 3:30-6 p.m. in the parking lot behind the W.C. Morris Science Building, with access from South Holden Street. Television sets will not be accepted due to the high cost of recycling those items.

Saturday, April 26
Citizens for Environmental Action Family Festival, “What Can We Do?”
UCM Mitchell St. farm 1:30-3:30 p.m. Learn how to grow your own food, support sustainable systems, buy local, clean up your energy act, reduce waste and enjoy nature.

Recycles-Ride your bike to the event, get a bike tuneup and a free water bottle. Sponsored by the UCM Student Recreation and Wellness Center
UCM High Tunnel Project-Enjoy an open house hosted by the UCM ag program at the Mitchell Street Farm

Collaboration with American Heart Association project
School-age children can help with the planting of raised beds.

Monday, April 28
Green Soul of the Ozarks: Blackberry Winter Band
7:30 p.m. Hendricks Hall
Meredith Sisco and the Blackberry Winter Band, the group whose work was part of the Oscar-nominated film Winter’s Bone, joins John Hess, UCM professor emeritus and published photographer, for a multimedia and live music presentation at 7:30 p.m. in Hendricks Hall.


All Week
Glass recycling will be available from Monday, April 21, through Friday, April 23, in the parking lot behind the W.C. Morris Science Building on the UCM campus, with access from
South Holden Street.

All UCM Earth Day 365 events are free and open to the public.