[ESW] ESW Upcoming Events and Earth Week

Olivia K Steele osteele at purdue.edu
Tue Apr 7 00:28:11 EDT 2015

Hello ESW, 

The next few weeks are packed full of interesting events and opportunities. I want to draw your attention especially to the volunteer opportunities for the Green Career Fair and the ESW Trash Audit. 

Cowspiracy - Documentary Screening 
Environmental documentary following Kip Andersen as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today – and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it. Free snacks, coupons, recipe booklets, and more! You do have to have a "ticket" but it is free! You can register here . 
Saturday, April 11, 2 PM 
HAMP 1144 

Global Sustainability: Sacking Poverty Barriers Through Innovation 
Purdue Pugwash is hosting their tenth annual conference. The two day event will cost $10 and include two catered meals and gift handbags. More information the schedule, speakers, and registration can be found here . 
April 10 & 11 
Stewart Center 

Inaugural Green Career Fair 
The Student Sustainability Council is hosting a career fair focuses on jobs in sustainability. All majors welcome! More information can be found here ! If you would like to volunteer to set up, tear down, directing employers, etc. on the day of, you can sign up here . 
Wednesday, April 15, 1 - 4 PM 
Armstrong Atrium 

Wabash River Sampling Blitz 
If you aren't going to be at National Conference, join the Wabash River Enhancement Corporation and help monitor water quality in the area by sampling tributaries of the Wabash. More information and registration here. 
Friday April 17, 2:30 - 5 PM 

Trash Audit 
ESW will be hosting our second trash audit this time in the MSEE atrium. We need all of you to step up and take a shift to help us raise awareness about trash and recycling. Sign up here . 

Below, I have also included the list of events scheduled for Earth Week (and the weeks prior) by the Office of University Sustainability. Make sure you put them on your calendar, so you don't miss anything! 

Olivia Steele 
Community Service and Events Coordinator 
Engineers for a Sustainable World 

Town Hall Meeting 
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm at Amelia’s Café in Armstrong Hall (Free Chipotle Dinner) 
Seed money available to start Purdue Chapter of Turning Green 
Register here. 

Lecture – Rich Thorsten of Water.org - The Value of “Capital” in Securing Safe Water and Sanitation Today and Tomorrow 
Monday, April 20, 2015 
7:00pm in Fowler Hall, Stewart Center 
A Discovery Park Lecture Series 

Documentary Screening – Racing to Zero: In pursuit of zero waste 
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 
6:00pm in Stewart Center 322 (Snacks provided) 
More information here. 

Climate Change Research Poster Session and Spring Mixer on Earth Day 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 
3:30pm-5:30pm in Purdue Memorial Union, Room 118 (Snacks provided) 
To reserve a poster board, simply complete the form 

[Earth Day Keynote Lecture] Mayor James Brainard (Carmel, IN) – Sustainable Communities 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 
6:00pm in Fowler Hall, Stewart Center 

Bike to Class 
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (Free Lunch) 
Begins at the ‘Gateway to the Future’ Arch and ends at the Unfinished P, lunch and talks about campus bicycling 
Register Here . 

Tree Planting 
Thursday, April 23, 2015 
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm (Free Lunch) 
McCutcheon Residence Hall - North side, facing the parking garage 
Register Here.
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