How Will UNI Celebrate Earth Week?
Earth Week Celebrations kick-off at UNI this week. Here's a list of everything going on.
From University Relations:
The University of Northern Iowa will celebrate environmental efforts during Earth Week, kicking off Wed., April 11 and culminating Thur., April 19.
Earth Week is a campus-wide event that aims to involve the campus community in environmental action. According to www.earthday.org, more than one billion people in 190 countries celebrate the day each year.
UNI's Earth Week activities are listed below
Wednesday, April 11:
- Ride the Trails: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., a bike ride throughout miles of Cedar Falls' trails, starting at Mulligan's Brick Oven and Pub.
Thursday, April 12:
- "Clean Bin Project" Film Screening: 7 p.m. in the Center for Energy and Environmental Education. Join a young couple as they give up consumerism and produce zero garbage for one year of their lives.
Monday, April 16:
- Fun Run: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., a fun run on area soft trails, beginning at 29th Street and Walnut Street.
Tuesday, April 17:
- Wetland Cleanup: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., northeast corner of the Wellness and Recreation Center parking lot.
Wednesday, April 18:
- UNI Earth Day Celebration: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., outside at Maucker Union, celebration will include educational displays promoting energy conservation, waste reduction, recycling, pollution prevention, renewable energy sources and other environmental initiatives.
- UNI Sustainability Update: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Maucker Union Ballroom.
Thursday, April 19:
- "Wall-E" Film Screening: 7 p.m. in the Maucker Union Ballroom.
Full details of all the events are available on the UNI sustainability website at www.uni.edu/sustainability.