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K-State Today Student Edition

April 20, 2018

Green Week begins on Earth Day, Sunday, April 22

Submitted by Amber Berg

Students for Environmental Action and the Office of Sustainability are hosting this year's Green Week beginning Sunday, April 22. Green Week is a celebration of the earth and the environment through environmental activism and education that starts on Earth Day, April 22, and ends on Arbor Day, April 27. 

The week begins with Clean Up MHK, a trash and recycling pick-up, at 12:30 p.m. in Aggieville. Accompanied by Julia Butterfly Hill, environmental activist, participants will make their way through campus collecting recyclables and end the afternoon at Arrow Coffee Co. to enjoy coffee and conversation. Earth Day will be wrapped up with a talk, "What's Your Tree?" by Julia Butterfly Hill at 4:30 p.m. April 22 in Forum Hall.

Other Green Week events include:

Unearthed: Art of and From the Earth
April 23-May 4
William T. Kemper Art Gallery
K-State Student Union

Ride Your Bike to Campus
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 23 
Student Union Terrace
Have your bike tuned up by Brew Brothers and Pathfinder

Let's Talk Trash
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 24
Student Union Terrace
Rain location in 209 Union

Sustainability Carnival
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 25
Student Union courtyard

Share and Wear
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26 
Student Union Terrace
Rainout location in Bluemont Room

Up-Cycled Living Fashion Exhibit
6 p.m. April 26 
Cottonwood Room in the Union

Arbor Day Tree Planting
10:30 a.m. April 27 
Southeast Corner of Seaton hall 
Planted by Tree Campus USA

Environmental EDU and You
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27
Student Union Terrace

Friday Night Lights Out
Sunset April 27 

More information about Green Week can be found at www.k-state.edu/sustainability/events/greenweek/.