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 and sponsored by NC State Campus Enterprises.


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Calendar of Events

Apr 23
  • Community Gardens: Why They Are Valuable to Our Communities
    Apr 23 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA

    Learn about community gardens in and around the Triangle, their operational models, what they offer to our communities, and the challenges they face. Learn more
    Sponsored by JC Raulston Arboretum

Apr 24
  • Earth Day Every Day: Make An Impact
    Apr 24 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Teaching and Visualization Lab, 4th floor, Hunt Library

    Students in Introduction to Environmental Science (ES100) course made a lifestyle change to reduce their impact on the environment. Stop by our digital poster session to see what they learned and be inspired to make your own change. Sponsored by Environmental Sciences 100

  • Film Screening: The True Cost
    Apr 24 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Park Shops 201

    The True Cost tells the story of fast fashion's social and environmental impacts and asks the audience "who really pays the price for our clothing?" Learn more and RSVP Sponsored by Greater Good Textile Group

Apr 25
  • Recharge the Pack
    Apr 25 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Stafford Commons, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA

    Let the great outdoors boost your wellness. Join University Recreation on Stafford Commons to enjoy the fresh air, make your own smoothie, play interactive games and recharge your inner battery.
    Sponsored by University Recreation

  • Roots and Shoots' End-of-Year Succulent Sale
    Apr 25 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

    Come out and celebrate Earth Month by buying a succulent! A portion of our sales will be donated to an environmental charity. Note: date and time are tentative.
    Sponsored by Roots and Shoots student chapter

Apr 26
  • Celebration of NC State Sustainability
    Apr 26 | 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Talley Student Union Coastal Ballroom

    From honoring winners of NC State's annual Green Brick Awards to announcing recipients of $180,000 worth of campus sustainability grants, this celebration honors the people, projects and progress that advance sustainability at NC State.  Learn more and RSVP
    Sponsored by NC State Sustainability Council

Apr 27
  • Tour of Agroecology Education Farm
    Apr 27 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    4400 Mid Pines Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA

    Tour the sustainable farm where NC State grows some of its own produce for dining halls. Learn about agroecology, sustainable growing techniques and more. Learn more and register. Sponsored by Staff Senate

  • NC State Spring 2018 B Corp Clinic Lunch & Final Presentations
    Apr 27 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    The Frontier, 800 Park Offices Dr, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA

    This spring, students have been working with seven aspiring and certified B Corps: Happy + Hale, Leaf & Limb, Litterati, Loading Dock Raleigh,, New Kind, and Southern Energy Management. Join us for lunch a chance to learn more about their projects and their impact this spring. Learn more and registerSponsored by Business Sustainability Collaborative

May 03
  • Women In Green Panel at NC State
    May 03 | 8:30 am - 11:00 am
    James B. Hunt Jr. Library, 1070 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA

    Join USGBC Carolinas for an exciting discussion around women's contributions to construction, design, business development and higher education. Learn more and RSVP

May 16
  • Social Greenway Bike Ride
    May 16 | 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
    Meet in the breezeway of Carmichael Recreation Center

    Join Staff Senate for social bike ride and enjoy the outdoors in the company of your colleagues. Rides take place on the third Wednesday of each month, March through October, from 12:15-1:00 p.m. Register