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USD Celebrates Earth Month

This year, USD is changing the way we celebrate Earth Day by expanding it to an entire month long event. Check out all the great events throughout the month that feature different sustainability themes.

  • April 13 and 17- Bike Repairs at the Outdoor Adventures Office (Hahn UC 133)
  • April 14- Wild Willow Farm field trip. Register here.
  • April 18- Dalai Lama visit to become a "zero waste" event
  • April 19- Strawberry Festival (Plaza Mayor)
  • April 22- Bike to Balboa Park Earth Day Festival

To learn more, check out the video after the jump.

Emily Gardner and Daniel Runbeck of the Be Blue, Go Green Team were kind enough to show us some of USD's awesome sustainability efforts by destroying a laptop in the E-Waste Center, tanning by the solar panel installation on top of the KIPJ, and even making a PSA about the compost bins behind Mission's Crossroads.

Update: On March 29, 2012, USD was named "Outstanding Sustainable Organization of the Year" last week by the California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE) at its eighth annual Energy All-Star Awards. Read more here.

"It's amazing the amount of support that we are getting from the students and the community." Michael Catanzaro