Green Week 2017

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

TUESDAY (Oct. 24)

Documentary Film Screening: “Before the Flood”
7:30-9:30 p.m., RHPH 172

  • Open to Purdue faculty, staff and students
  • Featuring a post-viewing student-led discussion
  • Light refreshments served
  • Watch the film trailer


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

THURSDAY (Oct. 26)

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

  • Open to the public

Student Sustainability Organizations Activity Fair
11 a.m.-3 p.m., north end of Memorial Mall

  • Environmentally-themed student organization displays
  • Organizations who wish to have a booth must register by Oct. 20 at

FRIDAY (Oct. 27)

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

  • Open to the public
  • Registration is required, 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 (Oct. 28)

De-Trash the Wabash volunteer opportunity
8:30-11:30 a.m., Tapawingo Park

Requests for more information 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