October 23, 2017

Purdue community invited to participate in Green Week events

The West Lafayette campus will be celebrating Green Week today through Saturday (Oct. 23-28) with a variety of free events. Event registration information is included when required.

TUESDAY 

Documentary Film Screening: “Before the Flood.” 7:30-9:30 p.m., Heine Pharmacy Building, Room 172.
* Open to Purdue faculty, staff and students.
* Featuring a post-viewing student-led discussion.
* Light refreshments served.

WEDNESDAY

Alternative Transportation Expo. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., south end of Memorial Mall.
* Open to the public.
* View a variety of alternative transportation modes, such as electric vehicles, bicycles and hybrids.
* A number of companies will be showcasing their products.

THURSDAY

Final Farmers Market of the season. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., north end of Memorial Mall.
* Open to the public.

FRIDAY

Seventh Annual Green Week Tree Planting volunteer opportunity. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Event tent will be located on the east side of Haas Hall.
* Open to the public.
* Registration required (https://purdue.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bfKpPOoro9r17a5), and all volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes.
* Volunteers will learn how to properly plant trees from the Physical Facilities Grounds department and then participate in a group planting exercise.
* Lunch will be served to pre-registered volunteers in attendance at the end of the event.

SATURDAY

De-Trash the Wabash volunteer opportunity. 8:30-11:30 a.m., Tapawingo Park.
* Open to the public.
* Registration required (https://purdue.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3m8LMjqgwawlVxH), and all volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes.
* Sponsored by the Tippecanoe Partnership for Water Quality and the Wabash Riverkeepers.
* Send questions to wabashkeep@gmail.com.

More information is available on the Green Week webpage, and questions about any of the week's events may be directed to Physical Facilities Campus Master Planning and Sustainability at 765-494-2481 or sustainability@purdue.edu.


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