On Tuesday April 19th to Friday April 22nd (Earth Day!), we have a very exciting line-up of activities for the campus to enjoy. Check out the poster below, or the chart for a more detailed explanation of events. Check back here to keep up to date on any changes to the schedule!

Earth Week 2016 Final Poster


TUESDAY APRIL 19th What It’s About!Time &
Gardening for WildlifeCome hear Sarah Lane of the National Wildlife Federation talk about how to garden to encourage biodiversity and keep wildlife safe.• 8:30 am- 9:20 am
• C130
BC Sustainable FestivalCheck out the BC Sustainability Festival!

We are having a farmer’s market with a variety of vendors and organizations to our campus. Buy some local, fresh, organic vegetables, flowers, honey, etc. Find some new volunteer opportunities and get involved in your community.

Bring in your plant starts or seeds to exchange in a seed swap and get your garden going!

Take a walking tour of the sustainability initiatives of BC! (Starts at 10:30 am)
• 10:00 am-2:00 pm
• C Courtyard
The Anthropologist
Documentary film screening hosted by the Anthropology Dept
• 1:00 pm- 2:40 pm
• C130
2 Hour Hands on Composting WorkshopCome and learn all about composting in this workshop hosted by Seattle Tilth! Prepare to get hands on with compost techniques!• 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
• Greenhouse
E-Waste Mania! Recycle your electronics for free!Bring in your old electronics all week and have them recycled responsibly!

Accepted: laptops, tablets, desktops, LCD monitors, TVs less than 40”, Mice, Keyboards, Cables, Hardware Components, Hard Drives, Cell phones and Accessories, Printers, Ink and toner cartridges

DO NOT BRING: CRT Monitors, Kitchen Appliances, garden tools, hand tools, or bathroom appliances
• Donation Box in C Café
WEDNESDAY APRIL 20th What It’s About!Time &
Nature’s Toilet Lessons: Why Trevor Noah of the Daily Show is Not Comfortable FlushingRoger Johnson of Eidon will be here to explain all about biomimicry and some toilet talk! This should be an interesting one!• 9:30 am- 10:20 am
• C130
Would You Buy That? GameshowRick Glover and Sonya Doucette will run an exciting gameshow that makes you think about the things you buy, and what’s in them! What are you spending YOUR money on?• 10:30 am- 11:20 am
• C130
Capitalism and the Environmental Crisis (CANCELLED)

INSTEAD: Invasives, Weeds, and Other Undesirables
Unfortunately BJ Unti's talk has been cancelled.

Instead we have BC's Branden from the Grounds crew to talk to you about weeds and invasive plants, how to control them, and give you a walking demo! Start at C130.
• 12:30 pm- 1:20 pm
• C130
Citizen Advocacy and Conservation Ben Hughey of the Mountains to Sound Greenway will be here to talk about your backyard, the mountains to sound greenway, and how to protect it!• 1:30 to 2:20
• C130
The True Cost
Documentary film screening
• 1:30 to 3:20
• D106
Bike Mobile: Free Bicycle RepairsCome get your bike tuned up for free! Hosted by Bike Works, they will make most repairs to your bike free of charge and get you ready to ride in this nice weather!• 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
• C Courtyard
ASG BBQ- Zero Waste EventThe ASG BBQ is a zero waste event this year. What does that mean? Everything is 100% compostable or recyclable and nothing goes to landfill. Please come out and support the ASG and compost or recycle!

Check out the fishing game presented by the Science and Sustainability Association!
• 11:30 am- 2:00 pm
• A Courtyard

THURSDAY APRIL 21st What It’s About!Time &
Profoundly Local FoodMichael Hanson will be taking about the importance of buying local food and how it impacts the environment, the farmers, and you!• 9:30 am-10:20 am
• C130
Bicycle Commuting 101 WorkshopBike Works is back! Come and learn how to commute on a bike. Get the basic tips and tricks to feel comfortable riding around Bellevue on your bike!• 10:30 am-11:20 am
• C130
Sustainability in the Airline IndustryJackie Drumheller of Alaska Airlines will be here to talk about how even the airline industry can be sustainable! Check it out and learn how this northwest company does it!• 10:30 am-11:20 am
• C120
Chuitna: More than Salmon on the Line
Documentary film screening, with Skype Q&A
• 12:30 pm-1:20 pm
• C130
Become a Waste Warrior: Hands on Waste AuditHave you ever wondered what’s recyclable, or if you should compost? Come see why and learn how to sort your waste!

The Office of Sustainability will teach to you get hands on in a waste audit and become a waste warrior!
• 1:30 PM-3:30 pm
• D Courtyard
This Changes Everything
Documentary film screening
• 2:30 pm-4:20 pm
• C130
Electric Vehicle Car ShowCome and check out some electric vehicles and ask the experts all about them! Learn about alternative methods of transportation!• 10:00 am-2:00 pm
• C Courtyard

FRIDAY APRIL 22nd- EARTH DAY!What It’s About!Time &
LEED Buildings TourEver wonder what LEED is and why S and T building are LEED certified? Come on a tour with William Tribble and check out some of the sustainability features we have right here on campus!•10:30 am-11:20 am
•Start at T building lobby
A Siege of Salt and Sand (CANCELLED)

INSTEAD: Chasing Ice
Unfortunately a Siege of Salt and Sand has been cancelled.

INSTEAD we will be showing Chasing Ice, a documentary film screening:
• 11:30 am-1:30pm
• C120
Plant ID Tour of CampusWe have a lot of cool plants here on campus, and Michael Hanson is one of our resident experts! Come on this tour and learn all about local flora. • 12:30 pm- 1:30 pm
• Start at the Greenhouse
Science Café- The BlobIn this interesting Science Café, come and learn about the ocean’s blob:• 12:30 pm-1:30 pm
• C130
Environmental Racism WorkshopBellevue College has a strong equity and justice focus. Come on out as David Spataro hosts an interactive workshop focused on environmental racism. • 1:30 pm- 3:20 pm
• C130
From Student to Student: Leadership Practices to Drive Teamwork and Environmentally Conscious Action Come and hear from Jeffrey Dunn, a BC Student, how sustainability themes can tie into leadership practices and how you can apply them right here on campus!• 2:30 pm-3:20 pm
• C120
Reduce Waste Rummage SaleThe Nursing Students Association is hosting a “Reduce Waste” Rummage Sale! Come out and find some treasures and give them new life!

Proceeds go into sustainability initiatives on campus and towards social equity programs run by the nursing department.
• 10:00 am- 2:00 pm
• C Courtyard



Last Updated April 8, 2016