Earth Week 2014!

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.

photo of UW-Whitewater greenhouse taken Sept 29, 2012

  • Monday April 21
  • 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.

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About Barbara

I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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