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Earth Month 2016 at Hamline!

posted May 4, 2016, 9:50 AM by Hamline University Sustainability Office   [ updated Jun 15, 2016, 8:52 PM ]
Earth Month 2016 was awesome at Hamline:

April 4: Professor Todd Beer (Sociology, Lake Forest) talk: Global Climate Justice, Discussing how climate change is a global issue, connecting it to social justice and COP21

April 5: HEAL meeting with Ed Kreitzman Head of Dining Services

April 6-8: Visit from Marina Zurkow: Making the Best of It: Eating the Signal Species of Climate Change

April 8: Workshop Planning a Potluck around Climate Change

April 12,14, 19, 21: photo booth for #THISTHINGSTILLWORKS “Hamline Sustainability invites faculty, staff, and students to take pictures of their favorite old things, tell their story, and post on social media using #ThisThingStillWorks. Photobooths will be available on campus in April.”

April 13: Compelling Conversations Honors forum: Environmental Sustainability

April 15: Eureka Recycling facility field trip with Hamline neighborhood Environment Committee

April 18-20: MPIRG's Earth Month Carry Your Trash Challenge
The Carry Your Trash Challenge challenges students to carry their own trash with them for two days (Monday 4/18 and Tuesday 4/19) to see how much waste they produce and raise awareness during Earth Month. You will be able to sort your trash (trash, recyclables, compostables) during our trash audit outside Anderson Center on Wednesday, April 20th from 11:30-12:30. PLEDGE: https://docs.google.com/a/hamline.edu/forms/d/1jX1fn2knwr573GngCLMg_ZTL6TVwBFqkZg8wFwyJ7Wc/viewform

April 19: (Tuesday) - 11:30-1 Reflection on Laudato Si (Pope Francis's environmental encyclical), as part of the Mahle lecture series with the Wesley Center 

April 22: Actual Earth Day - MPIRG
Midway Clean-up, 12-2:30
Jams in the Garden 4-6, Planting/Bands/Snacks in Blue Garden
Bishop's Bistro also did an Earth Day "world cookie" and recycling education event

April 23: The Greening of Religions, with Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light, as part of the Mahle lecture series with the Wesley Center 

April 23: Citywide Clean-up 9-11:30 http://www.hamline.edu/HUNewsDetail.aspx?id=4295025070

April 25: Lunch follow-up Laudato Si reflection, as part of the Mahle lecture series with the Wesley Center 

April 26: Mahle Lecture in Progressive Christian Thought: Eco-Theology for the Heartland: A Bioregional Approach, by Dr. Timothy Eberhart 

April 27: Appreciation garden was planned and seedlings planted in honor of administrative professionals day

April 27 :Gender-Inclusive CLOTHING SWAP and Mending Workshop, 3-6pm, Law School Atrium (Students from Colleen Bell's WSTD Responsible Fashion class, MPIRG, Women's Resource Center, Office of Sustainability)

April 28: MPIRG Environmental Racism Panel: Janiece Watts, David Ortega, Filsan Said, Valentine Cadieux

April 29: Valentine Cadieux gave What’s Up in Sustainable Agriculture talk at the Minnesota Institute of Sustainable Agriculture: “Building the FoodShed: A collaborative field guide to food movement learning"

May 1: Love Nocturnal and Valentine Cadieux performed as part of Fierce Lament

May 4: Bike repair workshop outside of Bush Library till 4pm, by Jeremy Thompson in Safety and Security, Jackie Jones, and Bicycle Bob’s: http://www.manta.com/c/mx7355v/bicycle-bob-s