Earthfest 2012 - Party for the Planet

Event Type: 
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
U-M Central Campus DIAG
Event Sponsor: 
Office of Campus Sustainability
Center for Sustainable Systems
Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute

Find out about all things related to sustainability at the University of Michigan.

Come to Earthfest: Party for the Planet on Thursday, September 20, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Diag on Central Campus.

Browse dozen's of booths with information on how to get involved in sustainability on campus and beyond. There will be free food, live entertainment and games with prizes!

Know Where to Throw -- Try your hand at our recycling and composting game and possibly win a prize.

Pedal Power -- Use the UM engineered bike to create your own power.

T-shirt craft projects -- Check out the many ways you can convert that old worn out shirt into something else-no sewing required!

Meet and greet with Rufus, the campus's recycling mascot!

Water Refill station/Bottle fillers -- See one close up and see the map to find a bottle filler near you!

Photo Booth-Sustainability Pledge -- Get your picture taken with your personal sustainability pledge. The picture will be emailed to your umich address and will be highlighted by the Planet Blue Ambassadors. Get your own ‘Be a Green Wolverine’ sticker!

Blue Bike Rental -- Check out our new Blue Bikes and learn how you can rent one for the day, weekend or for the whole semester!

Sustainable Computing -- Learn how to save power (and battery life) on your computer!

Sustainability: Learn It - Live It -- quiz yourself on living lightly.

Chef Demos start at 1:00 -- Every half hour will have a Chef demonstration featuring our amazing U-M chefs!

Live music at Noon.

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