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.

The purpose of Earth Month at NC State 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
Students tabling outside of Talley Student Union for Earth Fair in April

Earth Fair at NC State

Wednesday, April 10
11:00 am – 2:00 pm, Stafford Commons

Group of students pose together making the Wolfpack sign.

Volunteer at Earth Fair

Wednesday, April 10
Multiple shifts and free t-shirts available!

Nick Berinson, Colin Lawler and Mallory Padgett hold their 1st place trophy for ISE 2022 Design Day

Celebration of Sustainability

Tuesday, April 23
9:00 am – 10:30 am

Former stewards and students gather in raleigh founded on Centennial Campus for a sustainability social hour

Sustainability Social

Save the Date
Thursday, April 25
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Host an Event for Earth Month

  1. Plan an event during April 1-30. Events can be virtual or in-person.
  2. Submit your event to no later than Monday, March 25.
    1. Be sure to select ‘Sustainability’ as the topic under filters
  3. Optional: E-mail us at with the link to your event(s).

All events submitted by Monday, March 25 will be compiled and promoted to campus.

We welcome all types of events, activities and programs that connect to the global Sustainable Development Goals. Events could highlight 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).

Certify Your Event(s) Sustainable

Showcase your organization’s commitment to sustainability by attaining a Sustainable Event Certification. Learn more and submit your application online at Sustainable Event Certification.

Promote Earth Month

Help spread the word about Earth Month:

  1. Mention Earth Month in newsletters, announcements, on websites and social media, etc.
  2. Promote Earth Month events in social media and among interested members of the campus community.
  3. Promote how your organization supports sustainability by featuring sustainability-related research, activities and more through your channels.
  4. Register to attend Earth Fair to introduce campus to your sustainability achievements.
  5. Nominate a person, project or programs that advance sustainability at NC State for a Sustainability Award.
  6. Utilize the 2024 Earth Month Promotional Kit (coming soon)

Upcoming Earth Month Events

The following events highlight an aspect of environmental, social or economic sustainability. If you wish to add an event to this listing, please register your event at or contact

 Earth Month is hosted by NC State’s Sustainability Council and University Sustainability Office.