Campus Sustainability Day on Wednesday, October 22

Come learn what is sustainable on our campus and in our community on Wednesday, October 22, in and around the Campus Center. Throughout the day, from 10:00 a.m. through 9:30 p.m., there will be demonstrations, displays and interactive activities galore, free food, entertainment, and even door prizes! Plan to stop in and check it out!

10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
"Sustainable Business Expo" and "Green Topics" Fair

(Emerson Suites/Quad)
Vintage clothing retailers Petrune and Tuff Soul
Sew Green Collective "refashioning" demonstration
Get a free personal composting kit
Green Resource Hub display
Student presentations
"Green voting" how-tos
Measure your "ecological footprint"
"Water watch" advocacy
Vegetarianism for the Earth
Sustainable dorm living
Alternative transportation display, including Ithaca Carshare (on the Quad)
Solar power demonstration (on the Quad)
Free local and/or organic foods
Free fair-trade coffee

11:00 a.m.-noon
"Permaculture 101"

With local expert Stephen Gabriel
(ICES Organic Garden)

2:00-3:30 p.m.
"Climate Realities, Challenges and Progress in Higher Education"

(Emerson Suites)
Webcast sponsored by the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)

7:00- 9:30 p.m.
"Double Date for Sustainability"

(Emerson Suites)
Live music by 5 Cents Sharp
Short film screening at 8:00 p.m.
Free popcorn and apple cider

Campus Sustainability Day is sponsored by Sustainability at Ithaca, the Office of the Provost, the Resource and Environmental Management Program (REMP), and the Ithaca College Environmental Society (ICES).

Originally published in Intercom: Campus Sustainability Day on Wednesday, October 22.