Webster University Sustainability Week 2017 | Webster University

Webster University Sustainability Week

 

 

During the Week of April 15-19, 2019, the Webster University Sustainability Office and Sustainability Coalition are partnering to host the second campus-wide Sustainability Week. Sustainability Week will provide ample opportunities to educate oneself and think critically about the most prevalent issues being faced by our natural world.

The week will be comprised of a wide variety of events and opportunities for the campus community to make a greater connection with our campus’s built and natural habitats. 

No registration is necessary and all activities are FREE and open to the public. Sustainability Week is the perfect opportunity to explore more of your campus and GET OUTSIDE!

 

MONDAY

D.I.Y. Planter Pop-Up 
Monday, April 15, 10 am - 11:30 pm
Location: UC Presentation Room
Description: Webster University's Sustainability Week will kick off with an arts and crafts activity for all! On Monday, April 15th at 10 am in the UC Presentation room, Campus Activities and the Sustainability Office will provide planters, paint supplies, plants and soil for you to D.I.Y. a planter in your own style to take home. Snack will be provided as well!

 

TUESDAY

Repair Fair
Tuesday, April 16, 11 am- 1pm
Location: UC Patio
Description: The Webster University Facilities staff will be partnering with Perennial STL on Tuesday, April 16th at 11 am on the UC Patio to provide a fair full of opportunities for attendees to bring items in need of repair - clothing, small appliances and furniture, electronics, bicycles - to transform people into fixers instead of consumers and exchange ideas and skills among our community. 


WEDNESDAY

Opportunities in Public Service: Panel & Expo 
Wednesday, April 17, 10am-12pm
Location: Sunnen Lounge
DescriptionWednesday, April 17th will be a day for highlighting local environmental and social justice opportunities in the area! With students graduating and looking for summer work and internships during the spring, the campus community is invited to a panel from area professional in public service work and an opportunity expo with local organizations such as St. Louis Zoo, International Institute, Missouri Sierra Club, MCISA, Great Rivers Environmental Law Center, and more. The panel will take place from 10am-11am in Sunnen Lounge, with the opportunity fair following the panel.

 



THURSDAY

Honeysuckle Hack - POSTPONED!!! (Again...)
NEW DATE: TBD
Location: Natural Area
Description: Join us for a clean-up and honeysuckle hack project from 9am-12pm on a date TBD at the Natural Area behind the Garden Park Plaza. The Webster Groundskeeping crew will provide all of the necessary supplies - but we encourage bringing your own loper, water, and clothes you can get dirty in!

 


Bonus Event on TUESDAY: SGA will be hosting a screening of Atomic Homefront at 6:30 pm in Sunnen Lounge with FREE PIZZA and a discussion following the film!


FRIDAY

Bike Ride & Picnic: Blackburn Park
Friday, April 19, 12 pm
Location: UC Patio
Description: On Friday, April 19th, Sustainability Office will close the week with a bike ride and brown-bag picnic! Riders will convene on the University Patio at 12 pm and ride together to Blackburn park for some sunshine