Students, faculty and staff can learn more about being ecofriendly during Pitt Sustainability Week, April 14-20.
Events throughout the week demonstrate ways to improve the University’s environmental impact through activities such as bicycling, composting, recycling and upcycling, in alignment with the recently released Pitt Sustainability Plan.
The full Sustainability Week schedule is online. Among the highlights:
The Office of PittServes is coordinating multiple on-campus and Oakland-based Sustainability Service Day projects on April 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Registration information is online at PittServes’ website.
The Pitt Farmers Market outside the William Pitt Union returns April 19. Additional summer dates are May 10, May 24, June 7 and June 21. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Winners of the annual Pitt Sustainability Awards will be announced and honored at a luncheon April 20.
Sustainability Week concludes April 20 with a Student Sustainability Symposium at 1 p.m. featuring project presentations by students in environmental studies faculty member Ward Allebach’s sustainability course. A keynote address on mobilization and success of student entrepreneurship by Melissa Lee, founder of the GREEN Program, follows at 4 p.m.
Read more about Sustainability Week and Pitt’s eco-initiatives in Pittwire.
Sustainability Week is organized by the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation.
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