Earth Month

April is Earth Month at NC State. This month-long emphasis on the planet, sustainability and how you can make the world a better place is hosted by NC State’s Sustainability Council and University Sustainability Office.

Call For 2021 Events

The University Sustainability Office invites the campus community to submit events for inclusion in NC State’s Earth Month (April 1 – 30). Earth Month is a month-long series of programs that educate the campus community about sustainability. The purpose of Earth Month is to:

  • Introduce the campus community to sustainability efforts
  • Increase awareness and understanding of sustainability
  • Create opportunities for collaboration, engagement, and activities that further sustainability
  • Encourage event attendees to examine their role in improving sustainability

How to Participate in Earth Month on Campus

  • Plan your event during April 1-30. Events can be virtual or in-person.
  • Submit your event to no later than Friday, March 26.
  • In the name section, please write Earth Month followed by a colon and the name of your event (e.g. Earth Month: Celebration of Sustainability)
  • Be sure to select ‘Sustainability’ as the topic
  • All events submitted by Friday, March 26 will be compiled and promoted to campus.
  • In addition to programming that focuses on the planet, we also welcome events that highlight other elements of sustainability, such as environment (air, water and sanitation, nature and ecosystems, recycling, composting, climate, food systems, energy, transportation), social (health and wellbeing, environmental justice, poverty, food and housing security) and economy (sustainable cities, communities, businesses or innovations). If you have any questions or concerns, contact

All month long for Earth Month ideas and news

All month long for Earth Month ideas and news