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Sustainability Events

For times and dates of Sustainability events, please visit the Calendar of University Events and enter "Sustainability" in the top search bar. The items listed below are typical events. Links are updated as the event approaches.

Monthly Themes and Typical Events sponsored by the Office of Sustainability

August –   Energy Theme

three student holding storm drain stencil standing over a stenciled storm drain
Pollution Prevention Week storm drain marking

Welcome Week Sustainability Event

September –   Water Theme  

Sustainable Hub Seminar Series (Infrastructure) - 2nd week in September

Pollution Prevention Week – 3rd week in September

Sustainability Film Series – every other Wednesday

October – Grounds Theme

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Tree Campus Higher Education service learning project event with the Child Development Center

Tree Campus Higher Education service learning project

Sustainable Hub Seminar Series (Living) - 2nd week in October

Sustainability Film Series – every other Wednesday

November - Procurement Theme

Sustainable Hub Seminar Series (Administration) - 2nd week in November

EcoHouse Thanksgiving Dinner – 3rd week in November

Sustainability Film Series – every other Wednesday

food and people in the OHIO Ecohouse
Ecohouse Thanksgiving

Sustainable Gift Giving - finals week preparation

December – Investments Theme 

No events during exams and break. 

January – Waste Theme 

Campus Race to Zero Waste (formerly RecycleMania) - pre-event begins mid-January; competition begins in February

Sustainable Hub Seminar Series (Infrastructure) - 4th week 

Students sitting and creating Valentine's Day cards
Sustainable Valentine's Day event

 

February – Student Affairs Theme  

Sustainable Valentine’s Day - 2nd week in February

Sustainability Film Series – every other Wednesday

Sustainable Hub Seminar Series (Living) - 4th week 

March – Food Theme 

Farm to Institution at OHIO Summit or Farmers Market Event

Sustainability Film Series – every other Wednesday

Earth Day Parade, 2019

Sustainable Hub Seminar Series (Administration) & Earth Month Kick-Off - 4th week 

April – Climate Theme 

OHIO Earth Day Celebrations - all month, and week of Earth Day, April 22

Sustainability Awards  

Sustainability Film Series – every other Wednesday

 

people holding plaques
Sustainability Awards, 2018

May – Transportation Theme 

National Bike Challenge (Office of Sustainability group) 

No office events over summer break 

June –   Buildings Theme 

Bobcat Student Orientation 

No office events over summer break 

July –  Human Resources Theme 

No office events over summer break