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Earth Week events 2011

04/19/11 -  

Queens University of Charlotte continues to celebrate Earth Week through Thursday with the following events:

Wednesday, 4/20:

  • 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.: Outdoor picnic hosted by Queens Dining Services in residential quad. All of the food waste and special dinnerware and utensils made from leaves  will be composted along with the drinkware which is made of biodegradable corn plastic.
  • 12:30pm: Tree planting in residential quad. (The campus community will come together to plant a scarlet oak between Evans Clock Tower and Hayes Residence Hall.)
  • 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.: Stormwater management lecture by Michael Cole of ColeJenest & Stone in Sykes Auditorium. (Learn about innovative and sustainable storm water management techniques for a healthy campus and planet. Refreshments will be served.)

Thursday, 4/21:

  • 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.: Third annual "Power Down Day." (People across Queens will be asked to unplug as many electronic devices as possible for the day. The amount of energy this effort could save would power dozens of homes and businesses.)
  • 11:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.: Weekly Chapel service outside Belk Chapel.


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