EarthFest 2010: Party for the Planet

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Other
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
The Diag on Central Campus
Event Sponsor: 
Planet Blue Operations Team
Office fo Campus Sustainability
Graham Environmental Institute for Sustainability
Student Sustainability Initiative

EarthFest 2010, being held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on September 21 and 23, is designed to engage, entertain, and educate students, staff, and faculty about all things related to sustainability at the University of Michigan.

Formerly known as Energy Fest, the EarthFest: Party for the Planet will cover a range of topics including energy, buildings, transportation, food, purchasing & recycling, culture, and water. Everyone attending the event will have an opportunity to:

  • Participate in interactive demonstrations - FLIP the SWITCH to quiz yourself on sustainability facts at the CSS table!
  • Enjoy live student performances
  • Sample food from local vendors
  • Make a pledge to live sustainably by signing our pledge banner

Our goal is to make this a zero-waste event. We are asking exhibitors to please avoid handing out flyers or brochures. We will provide a one-page handout with a sustainability pledge form on the front and an exhibitor guide on the back.

Mark your calendar to join us for this "Party for the Planet!"

  • September 21, 2010 – Central Campus (The Diag) – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • September 23, 2010 – North Campus (The Grove) – 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

This event is co-sponsored by the Planet Blue Operations Team, the Office of Campus Sustainability, the Graham Environmental Institute for Sustainability, and the Student Sustainability Initiative.

Please click here for downloadable EarthFest Posters.

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