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ACC Library Services Green Guide: Sustainability and Earth Week Resources: ACC Earth Week Events 2021

Celebrate Earth Day - April 22!

ACC Earth Week News 2021

Happy Earth Week, Riverbats! Apple heart

Earth Week 2021 is packed with exciting and SAFE events highlighting ACC’s commitment to sustainability. More than 50 activities and videos are available on our Earth Week Calendar. Please join us for the fun and learn a few things for our one and only Earth! Tag us at @sustainableACC and #EarthWeekACC on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to share your photos throughout the week!

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This year’s Eco Bag Design contest winner    Eco Bag

is Hayley Deitemeyer, a Visual Communications

major from Highland Campus.

Congratulations!

We had a record-breaking 48 stunning design

submissions this year.

Hayley’s design is featured on this year’s reusable ‘collectible’ cotton tote.

Please fill out the 2021 Eco Bag Order Form to reserve your bags.

The Office of Energy & Sustainability will reach out once we return

to campus to process your bag order.

Earth Week Contests:

  • Earth Week Photo Contest - Take photos of all the Earth Week activities you attend and submit your photos to the Earth Week Photo Contest Form to win best Earth Week Photo and one of the prizes below.
     
  • Earth Week Passport Contest - Participate in an Earth Week event and look for a code embedded in chat boxes and comments. Gather 4+ codes and enter them into the Earth Week Passport Contest Form to win a prize.

 

*You could win one of these: Sustainability Swag Bag, Garden Gloves and Tools, Compost Bin, Reusable Beeswax Wraps, Reusable Produce Bags, Silicone Food Lids, Silicone Ziploc Bags, Reusable Paper Towels, 2021 Eco Bag

Earth Week Events

Earth Week Daily Events

Monday April 19

12pm    Plant Facts! Kahoot
1pm     Intro to Austin Parks Foundation
3pm     Meet the Office of Energy & Sustainability!
4pm     Virtual Biking Tour


Tuesday April 20

All Day   Restore Our Earth Day 2021
11am     Meet the Office of Energy & Sustainability!
12pm     The Science Behind Climate Change Presentation


Wednesday April 21

All Day  Restore Our Earth Day 2021
12pm    Meet the Office of Energy & Sustainability!
12pm    Sustainability Kahoot
3pm      Light Pollution Presentation


Thursday April 22

All Day  UT Austin Annual Conference: "Climate in Context: Historical Precedents and the Unprecedented
All Day  Restore Our Earth Day 2021
11am    Recycling & Reducing your Footprint with Balcones Resources
12pm    Virtual Biking Tour
1pm      Earth Day Celebration! Spring 2021
2pm      Meet the Office of Energy & Sustainability!
6pm      Home Composting Class


Friday April 23

All Day  UT Austin Annual Conference: "Climate in Context: Historical Precedents and the Unprecedented
9am     Virtual Clean Up Party
1pm     Electric Vehicle Crash Course
3pm     Textile Recycling
4pm     Meet the Office of Energy & Sustainability!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Events Running All Week

Bee Pollinating Environments
BioBlitz
Birding Challenge
Clean Up
Container Gardening
DIY Home Garden
Documentary - Plastic Planet
Earth Month Book Club
Earth Week Summit
East Austin Bike Tour
Eastview Campus Butterfly Garden Tour
Farmer's Market Tours
Healthy Meal Ideas
How to Create a Container Garden
How to Make Recycled Bird Feeders
How to Make Toilet Roll Seed Starters
Make a T-Shirt Shopping Bag!
Recycle & Run Escape Room
Recycled Art Challenge
Save Energy in the Kitchen
Sustainability Project Check In
Ted Talk - To eliminate waste, we need to rediscover thrift
Traffic Bites
Unplug It/Turn It Off Challenge
Vegetarian Cooking Class - Breakfast
Vegetarian Cooking Class - Dinner
Vegetarian Cooking Class - Lunch
Zero Waste & Sustainable Cooking Tips

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


To see the full schedule of events, event details, and contact information, visit austincc.edu/earthweek.  

Tag us at @sustainableACC and #EarthWeekACC on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to share photos throughout the week!  Interested in getting involved with sustainability at ACC?  Join your Campus Green Team!


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