Celebrate Earth Month!
Princeton students, faculty and staff have planned earth-friendly events and activities throughout April in honor of Earth Month.
Site visit tour of the campus solar array
Registration is required
April 3, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Guyot Hall, Room 10
PEI Faculty Seminar with Michael Bender,
Professor of Geosciences, Emeritus, and Senior Geoscientist
April 4, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Forbes Dining Hall
Join Forbes for a Flexitarian Night dinner. You must have a meal plan or UG meal swipes.
All tours are from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Meet at the GreenSpace in Frist, Level 100
Student-led 1 hour green tour of Campus
20+ films and special events
GreenSpace at the Frist Campus Center
Mend's Mission is to encourage sustainable attitudes and reduce waste surrounding clothing and fashion through teaching Princeton University community members how to repair, reuse and upcycle clothing, and providing the materials to do so.
They will have knowledgeable staff, needles and thread, and a sewing machine available to help you with all your needs.
Compost Information Stand
April 9 and 10, 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Lakeside Bus Stop
Meet the Graduate Students Composting Initiative at the Lakeside Bus Stop to learn about composting right before hoping on the bus to campus!
Pizza Social and Composting Info Session
April 11, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Come over to the Lakeside Commons to learn more about composting and relax after a day of work around homemade pizza on the grill! Glutenfree and vegan options will be available!
April 11, 18, 25 and May 2 & 9
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Firestone Library/Hinds Plaza
Weekly farmers' market on campus
April 22, 3:00 p.m.
Start/Finish: Dillon Gym, Princeton University
5k run around institute woods and tow-path for charity Cool Earth
April 13, 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Maeder Hall
Speakers will discuss options for the federal and state governments, the power market operator, and power companies to advance affordable, reliable and clean power in New Jersey. They also will discuss how research and analysis at Princeton University could help inform public and private decision making in the power sector.
April 14, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
April 17, 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Graduate College DBar
A night of poetry, storytelling, and conversation about science
Film Screening – An Inconvenient Sequel
April 18, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. (food available at 4:30 p.m.)
Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment
Evening film screening and discussion
April 20-21, 7:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
McCosh Hall, Room 10
Join Princeton students, staff faculty, and local community for this campus favorite that combines awe-inspiring films and an intermission gear raffle! The spectacular action-packed films feature rock climbing, mountaineering, kayaking, mountain biking, extreme skiing and explorations of the natural world.
April 24, 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Frist South Lawn
EHS GreenSpace Table
April 24 & 26
GreenSpace in Frist Campus Center, Level 100
EHS staff will highlight tips for conservation, waste reduction, resource management and energy savings in the research laboratory.
Carbon Footprint Workshop
April 25, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Curious about your carbon footprint? In this workshop, we'll share common misconceptions and effective lifestyle changes, using video examples. Then, we'll calculate our own carbon footprints and discuss the changes that we ourselves can make to decrease our emissions! Lunch will be served and the event is sponsored by the Princeton Environmental Institute. Interested?
Sign up online
April 29, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Nassau Hall front lawn
Attend Princeton University's annual Trash Arts competition during Communiversity.
April 30, 12:00 p.m.
Site visit tour of the new campus biodigester
Tour will start at Jadwin Gym
Registration is required
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