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Sustainability Events

Earth Month 2015

Sustainability@ASU

At Arizona State University we have an Earth Month celebration! There are many different events occurring on all of the Arizona State University campuses.

Tempe Campus Events
Thursday, April 2
Sustainability Series: Dennis McClung
The Garden Pool Story
12:00 - 1:15 p.m., Wrigley Hall 481
More information and RSVP.

Climate Fiction: Science, Stories, or Seeds of Transformation
12:00 - 1:45 p.m., Biodesign Institute, Auditorium B105
More information and RSVP.

Friday, April 3
LightWorks: What Can 19th Century Literature Tell Us About Energy?
12:00 - 1:15 p.m., Wrigley Hall 481
More information and RSVP.

Tuesday, April 7
Sustainability Series: Tom Selling
How Financial Reporting Rules Thwart Corporate Investments in Solar Projects
12:00 - 1:15 p.m., Wrigley Hall 481
More information and RSVP.

Sustainability Series: Free Film Screening
Paolo Soleri, Beyond Form
6:30 doors open; 7:00 movie start, Harkins Valley Art Theater
More information and RSVP.

Arizona Science and Engineering Fair
Volunteers needed for Project Display and Safety
8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Phoenix Convention Center
More information.

Thursday, April 9
Green Captain Earth Day
Sun Devil Dining is hosting its annual Earth Day celebration, highlighting wellness and sustainable programs with free food samples and giveaways!
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Memorial Union, Engrained Starlight Terrace, Tempe campus
More information.

Sustainability Series: Donna Gerardi Riordan
Research Now: Science for the People 2.0
12:00 - 1:15 p.m., Wrigley Hall 481
More information and RSVP.

Wrigley Hall Goes Zero Waste!
Help ASU’s sustainability hub, Wrigley Hall, go Zero Waste! Have your questions answered and myths debunked while snacking on delicious treats. Prizes awarded.
2:00 - 4:00 p.m., Wrigley Hall 1st Floor Breezeway

Saturday, April 11
SOS Volunteer Day at the Garden
9:00 - 11:00 a.m., Escalante Community Garden
More information and RSVP.

Thursday, April 16
Sustainability Series: Paul Shapiro
The Right Climate for a Saner Diet: Helping the Planet with Each Meal
Discussion with the Humane Society of the US; vegan desserts to follow
7:00 - 8:30 p.m., Changing Hands Bookstore, Tempe
More information and RSVP.

Tuesday, April 21
Farmers' Market @ASU Tempe - Earth Day Market Theme
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Student Services Building Lawn, Tempe campus
More information.

EARTH DAY Wednesday, April 22
"A" Mountain Restoration
Celebrate Earth Day by walking the talk and restoring hiking and walking trails.
9:00 - 11:00 a.m., meet on east side of Hayden Flour Mill
More information and RSVP

Earth Day at the Memorial Union
Earth-themed demonstrations, activities. and promotions.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Memorial Union, 1st Floor, Tempe campus

Wrigley Lecture: Jeffrey Sachs
The Age of Sustainable Development
5:00-6:00 p.m. Reception
6:00 p.m. Wrigley Lecture, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Armstrong Hall
Sachs, Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University and Special Advisor to the UN on Millennium Development Goals, has authored three New York Times bestsellers: The End of Poverty, Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet, and The Price of Civilization.
More information and RSVP.

Thursday, April 23
Local Lunch
Celebrate Earth Day with a special green menu at all of ASU’s residential restaurants.
More Information.

Sustainability Series: Joanna Nadeau
Bringing Sustainability to Communities
12:00 - 1:15 p.m., Wrigley Hall, 481
More information and RSVP.

Polytechnic Campus Events
Tuesday, April 21
Earth Day Festival
Tabling and give-aways for students being "caught greenhanded." Information about the Polytechnic Community Garden and the Tempe Farmers' Market.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Backus Mall

Recycled Art Contest
Bring your team or register as an individual and build a masterpiece using recyclable and reusable materials. Prizes awarded
12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Backus Mall
RSVP to Susan.Norton@asu.edu

Wednesday, April 22
Movie Screening
Growing Cities
12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Academic Center Lobby - Changemakers

Local Lunch
Celebrate Earth Day with a special green menu at all of ASU’s residential restaurants.
More Information.

Thursday, April 23
Green Captain Earth Day
Free food samples and giveaways!
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Student Union, Polytechnic campus
More information.

West Campus
Thursday, April 16
Green Captain Earth Day
Free food samples and giveaways!
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., UCB Mall, West campus
More information.

Wednesday, April 22
Local Lunch
Celebrate Earth Day with a special green menu at all of ASU’s residential restaurants.
More Information.

Downtown Phoenix Campus
Wednesday, April 8
Arizona Science and Engineering Fair Public Day
4:00 - 7:00 p.m., Phoenix Convention Center
More information.

Tuesday, April 14
Green Captain Earth Day
Free food samples and giveaways!
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.,Taylor Place, Shade Garden, Downtown Phoenix campus
More information.

Wednesday, April 22
Local Lunch
Celebrate Earth Day with a special green menu at all of ASU’s residential restaurants.
More Information.

Tuesday, April 28
Wrigley Lecture: Dr. Sanjayan
Earth: A New Wild
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Reception; 6:00 p.m. talk
Arizona Science Center, Phoenix
Sanjayan is a leading ecologist, speaker, writer, and Emmy-nominated news contributor focused on the role of conservation in improving human well being, wildlife, and the environment.
More information and RSVP.