April 2–5 is Sustainability Week at the College of Charleston
Check out the events we have planned!!!!
MONDAY, APRIL 2nd
12-3, Rivers Green (behind the Library)
Featuring Pedi-cab chariot race, music, CARTA, Charleston Moves, info on CofC’s new bike share and ride share programs and much more!!
TUESDAY, APRIL 3rd
Local Organization Fair
12-3, Cistern Yard
Join us to celebrate the good things community organizations do for the Charleston Community! Pet Helpers, Audubon Society, CofC organizations, Charleston Parks Conservancy, Lowcountry Local First, and many more!
Between the Harvest Documentary Viewing and Panel Discussion
5pm, New Science Center
This short documentary about turtle egg harvesting in Ostional, Costa Rica is objectively told through the eyes of the local people and delves into the controversy of natural resource use, conservation, and sustainability. Afterward, join Director Scott Drucker; Carlos Mario Orrego Vasquez, Lead Biologist and Director of Ostional Wildlife Refuge; Megan Westmeyer, Sustainable Seafood Initiative Coordinator at the South Carolina Aquarium and Annette Watson, Ph.D. Political Science, Assistant Professor, College of Charleston for a Q&A discussion.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4th
APE Trash Audit
6am – 6pm, Cougar mall.
What you throw away disappears, right? Think again. Explore this issue and get a visual as APE members sort through one night’s trash to show you what we could have recycled.
Local Farms Fair
12-2pm, George Street
Get information on how to eat locally! Join Pickney, Gruber and Ambrose farms along with Clammer Dave and Lowcountry Local First.
Sustainability Celebration and Gus Speth Discussion
4 – 5:30pm, Stern Ballroom
Come celebrate with the Office as we review our first year followed by discussion with distinguished environmental lawyer, advocate, and writer Dr. James Gustave Speth. Light refreshments provided.
THURSDAY, APRIL 5TH
Office of Sustainability’s Greenbag Lunch Series: “Sustainable Communities.”
12 – 2pm, Stern Ballroom
Share you lunch and thoughts with us on building sustainable communities!