Sustainability Committee Announces Earth Week Fair

Michelle Eggink, Assistant Director of Content Marketing & Communications
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April 17, 2023 — The Campus Sustainability Advisory Committee (CSAC) will be hosting a two-day fair to commemorate Earth Week on April 20 and April 21 from 11am to 4pm in the Murray Student Center River Rooms. Information booths, giveaways, tutorials and demos, environmentally-focused student groups, and earth-friendly vendors will be on campus to educate and engage with the Marist community.

The list of vendors, student groups, and activities you can check out during Earth Week is as follows:

Carbon Footprint-Focused Booths
Calculate your Carbon Footprint
e-Bikes & e-Scooter demos
511NY RideShare booth with giveaways
“Bike & Scooter to Class” booth
A How-to on Marist College’s EV charging stations
Flat tire fix demo & bike shop with Hudson Bike Co.
Citizens' Climate Lobby

Pop-Up Shops, Games, Activities, and Student Groups
Mae Raighn Refill bulk store
Fox Swap clothing exchange
Students Encouraging Environmental Dedication (SEED)
TOP Climate Smart Task Force
Mporium sustainable pop-up shop
Semester Sweep Out

Food & Waste
GreenWays composting demo & giveaway booth
Marist Composts demo & food storing tips
Marist Garden Club
Marist Green House
Plant-based food recipes & food tips

Health & Wellbeing
Empire Trail
Urban Trail Expansion: Northside Line
Marist College Counseling wellness booth
Lilly Rae Botanicals

Additional Marist Earth Week Events
Student Community Cleanup with the Town of Poughkeepsie
Date: Wednesday, April 19, 12-2pm
Location: Meet in Rotunda Courtyard
Contact: Emma Denes

E-Recycle Drive to Safely Dispose of Electronics
Date: Thursday, April 20, 9am-5pm
Location: 61 West Cedar Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 

Fall Kill Community Cleanup with Community Matters 2
Date: Saturday, April 22, 11am-1pm
Location: 165 Mansion Street, Poughkeepsie, NY
Contact: Carli Piretra

Sustainability and Environmental Book Display
Location: Marist College Library

For questions about CSAC’s Earth Week contact Kim Bodendorf, CSAC member and Associate Director of the Physical Plant.

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