It’s Earth Week from April 21-25, 2014. There are campus events planned Monday-Thursday…what will you be doing? At various events you can at least recycle your plastic bag collection and maybe even buy a spider plant.
- Monday April 21
- Double Feature in UC Summer’s Auditorium Who Killed the Electric Car (1-2:30pm) and Revenge of the Electric Car (2:45-4:15pm)
- Alternative Car Show outside Young Auditorium 4-7pm
- “How many light bulbs does it take to plug in an electric car?” Lecture by Chris Paine at 7pm in Young Auditorium
- Tuesday April 22
- Birds of Prey Exhibit 10am-3pm in front of Upham Hall (in the atrium if it rains), with demonstrations at 10:30am, 12noon, and 1pm
- Bicycle Recycle (free bike checkups and some basic maintenance) 10am-2pm outside the UC’s north side
- Start Your Own Herb Garden! noon-4pm in Andersen Library
- Wednesday April 23
- Garden Volunteering and Greenhouse Tour 9am-noon in the Upham Greenhouse
- ECOFair in UC Hamilton Room noon-3pm
- Recyclable Fashion Show 4-5pm in Hyland Hall’s Timmerman Auditorium: build an outfit out of recyclable materials
- Food Patriots Documentary at 6pm in UC Summers Auditorium
- Thursday April 24
- Pinterest Upcycling Workshop 7-9pm in UC259B (bring your toilet paper rolls and large cereal boxes)
Andersen Library has related resources, e.g., search HALCat to find titles such as the book, Bottled lightning: superbatteries, electric cars, and the new lithium economy (3rd-floor Main Collection), the Congressional committee hearing Opportunities and challenges presented in increasing the number of electric vehicles in the light duty automotive sector (online), and even a copy of the video Revenge of the electric car (2nd-floor Academic DVDs TL220 .R48 2011).
Please ask a librarian for assistance with finding materials, if desired.
Andersen Library is a federal and Wisconsin depository library with federal and state government documents on a variety of current and relevant issues available to you in various formats (print, DVD/CD-ROM, online). Check out your government at Andersen Library!