Earth Day is coming up, and there are hundreds of events planned to celebrate this and Sustainability Month all April-long.  What's on your calendar?

** Campus Updates
** Step on up for Sustainability Month
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Sustainability Month is well underway with events galore! Block off time for Springfest (https://events.cornell.edu/event/spring_fest) , make a t-shirt at the mannUfactory (https://events.cornell.edu/event/put_an_earth_week_logo_on_your_t-shirt) for Earth Day, apply for campus sustainability internships (https://sustainablecampus.cornell.edu/about/jobs-opportunities) for current and summer positions, and make ride-sharing plans with friends for the kick-off of the Cornell Carpool Challenge (https://www.facebook.com/events/1034785436708647/?notif_t=aymt_upsell_t…¬if_id=1554382575267523) . And have you seen the plans for the People's Climate Week (https://www.facebook.com/pcwcornell/) ?

 

- Campus Sustainability Office

 

** News
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** New Freecycle Closet Opens in Humphreys (https://sustainablecampus.cornell.edu/about/connect/news/new-freecycle-…)
April 1st, 2019
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A new office supply re-use station has opened for employees in Facilities & Campus Services. The new site is sponsored by the FCS Green Team.

 

** Winter Setback in 2018 Saved Cornell $80K (https://sustainablecampus.cornell.edu/about/connect/news/winter-setback…)
April 9th, 2019
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By powering down before Winter Break, community members saved a lot of energy and money. But the reduction was almost 20% less than in previous years.  What happened?

 

** Sue Brightly recognized as Staff Sustainability Champion (https://sustainablecampus.cornell.edu/about/connect/news/staff-sustaina…)
April 10th, 2019
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Sue was recognized for her cool "utensil cozies," and visible commitment to using reusable, sustainable materials in the workplace.  Sue is part of the HR Green Team and is the fourth staff member to be recognized in the program at Cornell - wish her congratulations, and thanks for her sustainability commitment!

 

** Farmers Market at Cornell Returns
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https://www.facebook.com/events/2186748444779541/Thursday April 11th, 11:00am - 2:00pm, Ag Quad

It's finally spring!  Get your campus fresh produce supply at the weekly Thursday farmers market, starting this week.  Pick up vegetables, bread, and more!

 

** Opportunities
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Group of staff and students

 

** Apply Now for Campus Sustainability Office Internships (https://sustainablecampus.cornell.edu/about/jobs-opportunities)
Applications due April 18th
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Hiring for current openings and summer 2019 positions in energy, engagement, communications, and more.  Work in one of the nation's leading campus sustainability office on cutting-edge projects.

 

** Sustainability Life Recipe: Join a CSA! (https://sustainablecampus.cornell.edu/about/connect/news/sustainability…)
Join now for the best deals
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"Community Supported Agriculture" customers receive a weekly portion of a farm’s products. Farmers benefit from a long-term customer, and consumers get fresh vegetables below-retail prices.
Win and win for all involved!

 

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"" '' Don’t forget to bring your own dishware to events

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(All month)
ReGeneration: Human Ecology Building Art Exhibit (http://events.cornell.edu/event/regeneration)

(This Week)
4/11 Grassroots to Global: Broader Impacts of Civic Ecology (http://events.cornell.edu/event/grassroots_to_global_broader_impacts_of…)
4/15 Our Changing Menu: What Climate Change Means to the Foods We Love (http://events.cornell.edu/event/our_changing_menu_what_climate_change_m…) ...
4/16 Ecosystem Benefits of Campus Trees (http://events.cornell.edu/event/ecosystem_benefits_of_campus_trees)

(Coming Up)
4/19 Cornell Carpool Challenge (http://events.cornell.edu/event/2019_carpool_challenge_cat-ch_a_ride_wi…)
4/20-4/27 People's Climate Week (https://www.facebook.com/pcwcornell/?__tn__=kC-R&eid=ARBZonxfzMQE2tH-Nv…)
4/21 Spring into Sustainability Case Competition (http://events.cornell.edu/event/sustainable_case_collaborative)
4/22 Sew your own Sustainable Snack Bags (https://events.cornell.edu/event/sustainable_snack_bags)
4/22 Conserving Native Orchids: An Earth Day Conversation (https://events.cornell.edu/event/conserving_native_orchids_an_earth_day…)
4/23 & 4/25 Put an Earth Week logo on your t-shirt! (https://events.cornell.edu/event/put_an_earth_week_logo_on_your_t-shirt) Make a t-shirt in the Makerspace! (Register)

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