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Join the celebration: Earth Week April 19-23

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SGA and Green Scene are hosting Earth Day this year with an entire week of green activities, April 16-23. Earth Week is designed especially for students, but seeks to raise awareness about environmental issues on campus and around the world. Here’s a list of activities. Also, look for posters around campus with further details. Monday, April 19 Lights out for ONE hour, 7 to 8 p.m.
    Tuesday, April 20
    • Dorm recycling competition begins
    • Water tasting: Stop by the White Activities Center to see if you can tell the difference between bottled and tap. Learn about the effects of bottled water.
    • Learn about the “gone trayless” initiative and its impact in Kauffman.
    Wednesday, April 21 Dorm recycling competition collection: Find out which dorm recycles the highest percentage of overall waste the day before Earth Day. Thursday, April 22: Earth Day
    • Come to Res/Rec between noon and 2 p.m. for the Eco-lympics. Form your four-person Green Teams and compete in an Eco-Triathalon. Run the Recycle Dash relay, Ride a Red Bike for the Slow Bike Race and create an eco-friendly outfit for the Project Runway style fashion show. Champions will win prizes and an i-poster.
    • Learn about and sign up for the Zip Car programs and Red Bikes.
    • Visit student group tables
    • Eat Chipotle
    • Wear green for a button
    Friday, April 23 ResLife hosts a wrap-up party called Green Games & Goodies, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Jefferson Plaza.