2015_earth_month_logoNC State University’s month-long emphasis on the planet, sustainability and how you can make the world a better place.

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Events

Events are being planned now and will be added here as event details are available. Hosting a sustainability-related event in April? Apply to have it included in Earth Month

Rubbage Ride
March 30, 8:30 am – 1 pm, Carmichael Gym
Clean up campus while riding your bike!  As a part of Service Raleigh and in coordination with the Great American Clean-Up, NC State University hosts the 6th Annual Rubbage Ride during which participants travel campus and the surrounding community by bike, picking up litter and beautifying campus along the way. Prizes and a free lunch are included. Register >>>

2015_green_brick_logoGreen Brick Awards Recognition Breakfast
April 17, 9 am
A celebration of campus sustainability achievements and the year’s most outstanding contributors to advancing sustainability at NC State. By invitation only.
Sponsored by the Campus Environmental Sustainability Team

The Genius of Earth Day: How a 1970 Teach-In Created the First Green Generation
April 20, 5:30 – 7 pm, Park Shops 201
Acclaimed historian Adam Rome offers a compelling account of the rise of the environmental movement. Drawing on his experience as a journalist as well as his expertise as a scholar, he explains why the first Earth Day was so powerful, bringing one of the greatest political events of the twentieth century to life.
Sponsored by Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, Department of History, Southeast Climate Science Center

2015_earth_fair_logoEarth Fair
April 22, 10 am – 2 pm, Brickyard
An epic, Earth-focused fair on Earth Day with dozens of exhibits, demonstrations and ideas on how you can make the world a better place. Register for a booth >>>
Sponsored by University Sustainability Office

Pack N Give
Begins April 24, Various locations
The Wolf Pack N Give program diverts the materials often discarded from the large exodus of students at the end of each year. University Housing and NC State’s Waste Reduction and Recycling collaborate to reduce waste during this period. By collecting what would have gone into the landfill, organizing the valuable items, and donating them to local organizations, “re-use” becomes a win-win. More information >>>
Sponsored by Waste Reduction and Recycling and University Housing