Monday, April 25

7 p.m.
Evening movie: Cool-It, Chapel 101
This film is based upon the book of the same name and lectures by Bjorn Lomborg, author of The Skeptical Environmentalist and the founder and director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center. Amidst the polarized opinions within the global warming debate, Cool It follows Lomborg on his mission to bring the smartest solutions to climate change, environmental pollution, and other major problems in the world.

 

Tuesday, April 26

11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Green Facts, West Dining Hall
Check out the green facts slideshow in the West Dining Room during lunch to brush up on your knowledge about sustainability and learn about this year’s Earth Week activities.

1:45 p.m.
Tree Planting, west side of Miller Chapel
Join President MacDonald and members of the Sustainability Task Force during this brief tree planting to celebrate Earth Week 2011. All students in attendance will receive a Sustainability CFL Keychain.

 

Wednesday, April 27

10:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Sustainable Food Services, East and West Dining Halls
Metz invites you to learn from their local vendors about the campus’s sustainable food practices.

10:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Vegetarian Options, West Dining Hall
Become a vegetarian for the afternoon and learn about the sustainability of vegetarianism. Carnivores can head to the deli line.

 

Thursday, April 28

11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Mund LEED Certification, Mund Lobby
Check out the tabletop presentation of the New Mund and how the building will become LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certified.

7 p.m.
Evening movie: Cool-It, Chapel 101
This film is based upon the book of the same name and lectures by Bjorn Lomborg, author of The Skeptical Environmentalist and the founder and director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center. Amidst the polarized opinions within the global warming debate, Cool It follows Lomborg on his mission to bring the smartest solutions to climate change, environmental pollution, and other major problems in the world. All students who attend will receive a free CFL light bulb.

 

Friday, April 29

All Day

Wear green to go green, on campus
Get caught by Green Man wearing green and receive a green gift.

 

Saturday, April 30

10 a.m.-Noon

Earth Day Campus and Community Cleanup and BBQ at Quittie Park

Help beautify campus and the surrounding Annville community. Sign up on Redbook, meet at the Gazebo at 9:45 am.

 

Things to look for throughout the week

In addition to specific events that will take place, the following will also take place:

DISCOUNTS at the College Store:

·       Calculate your carbon footprint and receive 20% off any LVC imprinted item

·       15% off all sustainable merchandise (reusable mugs, water bottles, Under Armour

§  Catalyst, etc.)

·       10% off all Burt’s Bees all-natural products

·       Keep me out of the landfill sale: 50-70% off normal retail price on liquidated merchandise such as random school supplies, gifts, etc.

·       Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) recycling available in all residence halls, Lynch, Mund, and Humanities

·       Rechargeable Battery Recycling stations are located in the lobbies of Mund and Lynch

·       Dollar coffee refills with Reusable mug at the Lynch coffee bar

·       Sustainable giveaways

·       Green Man, LVC’s very own superhero

 

Green Courses/Academics (courses that will discuss a “green” aspect during class throughout the week)

·       Bio 302: Plant Diversity, discussing adaptations that allow plants to thrive in aquatic and wetland environments and threats to these organisms, such as eutrophication, invasive species, and climate change

·       CHM 112: Principles of Chemistry II, covering alternative energy sources

·       CHM 312: Physical Chemistry II, covering reactions in the atmosphere related to climate change.

·       ECN 102: Principles of Macroeconomic, studying building a sustainable, green economy

·       ECN 202: intermediate macroeconomic analysis, studying building a sustainable, green economy

·       ECN 321: public finance, studying building a sustainable, green economy

·       SOC 240:Intercultural Communication, looking at globalization, the increasing diversity of

·       populations in many countries, product packaging as a function of culture

·       SOC 324: Medical Sociology, discussing the incorporation of less high-tech approaches to treating medical conditions Honors Art History Presentation, by Rachel Eck, The Hospitable Earth: Humans as an Ecologically Expression in the Pastoral Imagery of Samuel Palmer