April Earth Month Events

CTL Presentation: What is Sustainability & Why Does Moraine Valley Care? 

Tuesday, April 10, 2-3PM, L255

College sustainability manager, Stephenie Presseller, will: help participants understand the working definition of sustainability; share examples of un/sustainable products; explain how sustainability is a framework for solving some of the most pressing problems of our history; and, showcase what Moraine Valley is doing to make sure they are supporting a healthy today and future for all of us.

Real Talk: Climate & Advocacy
(oh, & food)

Wednesday, April 18th , 11am-11:50am, noon-12:50pm, Building L, Library Lounge

Dr. Jim Angel, Illinois State Climatologist will present the real science and facts about climate change and its impacts on the Chicagoland region. Lincoln Cohen will speak about his experience in the Climate Reality Project, an intensive advocacy and awareness training program first developed by Al Gore. He will also discuss opportunities for the audience to engage in climate policy advocacy. Both will be available for more questions and discussion following the 12 PM. Refreshments will be provided after the 12PM presentation in the Library Cafe.

Swap-A-Thon – a free-cycle event sponsored by the Go Green! Club

Wednesday, April 25th 11AM – 3PM – G- Building lower floor

The Go Green! Club is collecting items that can be re-used or re-purposed but are unwanted by their current owner. Collected items will be sorted and then displayed in the G-building for any visitors to come and take what they think they can use.
Acceptable items include things like:
Clean, undamaged clothing/shoes (all sizes, ages, and types); usable bags (purses, backpacks, etc.); office supplies; small electronics; playable music/videos; readable texts; home decor; kitchen supplies; other (toys, instruments, art, jewelry, camping gear, etc.)
NOT ALLOWED:
Broken, dirty/ripped, socks/underwear, pornography/offensive materials, sharp objects, tools.

LOOK FOR BOXES AROUND CAMPUS TO DONATE… THEN ATTEND THE EVENT TO FIND STUFF YOU WANT TO TAKE HOME!!

*Entertainment provided by Tri Tone Music Club*

Arbor Day Tree Tags

All month long! Look for tags on trees around campus that help explain the value of trees- trees clean our air; trees make our cities safer… what else? Read the tags and find out!

And, just for fun… a calendar from our Friends at the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County