Earth Week

Welcome to Earth Week 2024!

Our office, along with many other campus and community partners are excited to bring a full week of events and programming to the community. CC's celebrations for Earth Week will start Monday, April 22 (Earth Day), and run till Friday, April 26. We invite the community to engage in a week of learning, consciousness, and celebration! 

Have an event/program that you would like to be featured during Earth Week? Reach out to sustainability@coloradocollege.edu to have your event/program added to the Earth Week calendar!

 

Event Flyers

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Day-by-day info

Crosswalk Cafe 

Hosted By: Residential Experience & Office of Sustainability
Time: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Location: East Campus Crosswalk Across Hybl

Kick off Earth Week with the Office of Sustainability and Residential Experience on your way to class. Stop by to learn more about all events happening during the week. We'll be handing out special edition Earth Week stickers for the first 100 folks who drop by. 


Trash Peak 

Hosted By: Office of Sustainability (OOS) Waste Team
Time: 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Worner Quad

Ever wonder how well CC diverts our waste? This is your chance. Landfill gathered from across the campus is piled into a 'Trash Peak' on Worner Quad. Join us as we sort through the landfill that could have been diverted into the compost or recycle streams. The OOS team will be there to help answer any waste questions that you might have! 

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Food Scrap Tie-Dying 

Hosted By: Bon Appetit & Office of Sustainability
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Location: Worner Quad

Come join us in transforming natural food scraps into vibrant Tie-Dye creations! Bring your own item to revamp including socks, shirts, bedsheets, or any other textiles! We will also have a limited supply of tote bags for dyeing!

Flow Green Day

Hosted By: Sabrina Ng
Time: 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: Worner Center 

Stop by to learn about sustainable menstrualtion and get a FREE menstrual cup (as supplies last).  

Linnemann Lecture 

Hosted By: Environmental Studies Program
Time: 6:00 – 7:15 p.m.
Location: Richard F. Celeste Theatre

Timothy Linnemann, a Biology major at Colorado College and active member of the EnAct student group, tragically passed away in a car accident during a camping trip in southern Nevada in 1990. In his memory, his friends established a memorial garden on campus, and his family established the Timothy C. Linnemann Memorial Lecture on the Environment, held annually during Earth Week, accompanied by a dinner bringing together students and faculty involved in environmental activities at the college.

Join us for this year's lecture by former Sierra Club President Ramón Cruz on The Movement for Climate Justice: Recent Successes, Threats and Urgency. 

Arbor Day

Hosted By: Facilities Services
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Mierow House

Get ready to reconnect with nature during Earth Week as Facilities Services and the Tree Advisory Committee invite you to join in planting trees and plants on campus. Enjoy lunch with us as a token of appreciation for your efforts, and snag an annual Arbor Day T-shirt - this year designed by CC student Sydney Vine '24 (available while supplies last). Let's come together to enjoy a day of outdoor community engagement.

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Pride Outside

Hosted By: Outdoor Education, Arts & Crafts, and Bemis School of Arts
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Autrey Field / Yampa

Pride Outside is CC’s annual outdoor pride event with a focus on the queer community, allyship, and representation in the outdoors. This celebration will include live music, crafts, yard games, giveaways, and information tables on a variety of queer & non-binary outdoor organizations. 

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Earth Fest

Hosted By: CC Student Farm Club & Sunrise Movement
Time: 4:00  – 7:00 p.m.
Location: The CC Farm

End CC's Earth Week with the CC Student Farm Club and Sunrise Movement at the CC Farm for a fun Earth Day celebration! There will be food, music, activities, and good company. 

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