Tues., April 19th: Earth Fair, 11-1pm, University Park
This tabling event will feature various groups and organizations
centered around sustainability and sustainable practices! Come by for a fresh, local meal as well!
Carpool or bike to campus on this day to be eligible for raffle prizes!!
Scheduled attendees: Regen Co-op Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies City of Pomona Green Campus Geology Club Bust Out of the Bubble CPP Sustainability Coordinator, Meaghan Smith DSA Go Green Committee SIFE Club Foundations & Dining Services Student Wellness Center ASI Sustainability Committee Rideshare Office The Green Team
Wed., April 20th: Speaker: Paul Scott; 12-3pm, Ursa Major AB
Scott, a lifelong environmental advocate, co-founded Plug In America
(PIA) in 2005 to galvanize support and advocate for the manufacture of
Electric Vehicles and plug-in hybrids that reduce America’s dependence
on petroleum and improve the global environment. As one of the leading
nonprofit organization’s most visible leaders, he is regularly
interviewed by global media and consults with auto industry officials,
consumers and local, state and federal policymakers to advance clean-car
technology. He is a regularly featured speaker at national conventions,
universities, schools and elsewhere.
helped create DontCrush.com, PIA’s predecessor, a grassroots group that
single-handedly prevented some 1,000 production EVs from being
destroyed by the auto companies that manufactured them. His work with
both groups has included campaign strategy, research,
planning and execution. He is among the key figures featured in “Who
Killed the Electric Car?” the 2006 documentary distributed by Sony
Pictures Classics, and has been filmed and consulted for the follow up,
"Revenge of the Electric Car" (slated for a 2011 release).
works professionally for Santa Monica Nissan as an EV Specialist
selling the new LEAF EV. He also works as a consultant for SolarCity,
the nation's leading residential solar installation firm. He owns a 2002
Toyota RAV4 EV, which he drives on sunshine generated by the
photovoltaic panels on his roof in Santa Monica. Paul is President of
the Electric Vehicle Assn. of Southern California and a founding board
member of Plug In America.
Wed., April 20th:
Lecture: "Combating Climate Change One Garden at a Time" by Dr. Bobich of the Biology Dept.
4pm, ENV Gallery
This lecture will discuss the environmental hazards of removing native
vegetation and what people can do to fight climate change in their
Wed., April 20th:
Bust Out of the Bubble presents: "Sun Come Up"; 7pm Ursa Major
About: Sun Come Up follows
the relocation of some of the the Carteret Islanders a peaceful
community living on a remote island chain in the South Pacific Ocean,
and now, some of the world’s first environmental refugees. When rising
their survival, the islanders face a painful decision: they must leave
their beloved land in search of a new place to call home. The film
follows a group of
young Carteret Islanders led by Nick Hakata as they search for land in
Bougainville, an autonomous region of Papua New Guinea 50 miles across
the open ocean. The move will not be easy as
Bougainville is recovering from a 10-year civil war. Many
Bougainvilleans remain traumatized by the “Crisis” as the civil war is
known locally. Yet, Sun Come Up isn’t a familiar third world
narrative. Out of this tragedy comes a story of hope, strength, and
Fri., April 22nd:
Earth Day Workshop Series; 9-1pm, Bronco Student Center
Local Food + Sustainability 10-12pm, England Evans
Bike Commuting 11-12:30pm, Orion
Grow Your Own: An Intro to Organic Gardening (even if you live in an apartment!!) 11-12:30pm, Andromeda
Fri., April 22nd: University Park (outside BSC) 10-1pm
Announcing Cal Poly's first FREE MARKET!
What is a free market?
Anyone who has stuff that they no longer need
can drop of stuff on the day of the Market, or at a collection site in
each of the dorms or at the Student Center collection box. Then on the
day of the Market, come and see if there is anything that you need and
take it for free...give some, get some...or just give some...or just get
What can you donate?
Anything that is in decent, usable shape, and
of a reasonable size...housewares, clothing, books, school supplies,
sports equipment, outdoor equipment, tools, kitchen stuff, etc. If you
have some large piece of equipment or furniture that you would like to
donate, bring a photo and leave it with a contact number.
NO BROKEN STUFF...BADLY TORN OR STAINED CLOTHING...NO WEAPONS OR ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES.
Everyone welcome...no donation necessary to "shop" the market. Donations accepted during the Market hours as well.