MxCC’s Earth Week is coming up! Here’s the schedule of events so YOU can get involved. The theme for this year’s Earth Week is ACT LOCAL, THINK GLOBAL.

Monday, April 22 – Earth DayEarthWeekPoster-web
11:00-1:00 – Rethinking How Money Works: Monetary Reform as a Catalyst for Sustainability Workshop
Facilitated by Justin Good and Michael Harris from Sound Shares Connecticut
Chapman Hall, Rm. 808

Tuesday, April 23
9:00 – Zero Waste Mystery Event
Founders Hall, Student Lounge

Wednesday, April 24
12:30 Presidential Tree Planting
Lower Parking Lot

Thursday, April 25
10:00-3:00 (or when the trucks are filled!) – Computer & Electronics Recycling Event
Sponsored by the MxCC Computer Club
Lower Parking Lot
*As an addition to the recycling event, items will be accepted at the Meriden Center from April 22-April 24.

Other Events
A new student garden club has formed at the Meriden Center. All students are welcome to join! The first meeting and work day will be Friday 4/12. Meet at the Meriden Center Community room and bring your gloves and ideas. The goals of this club are to learn more about gardening, beautify the Meriden Center grounds and courtyard, and volunteer at the local elementary school’s garden. For more information, please contact Tami Christopher 203-238-6208.

Don’t forget to check out the library display – “Act Local, Think Global.” There is also an Earth Week Photo Contest (deadline April 17) and a Meriden Center Sustainability Poster Contest (deadline April 26). Contact Barbara Giffin for more info, 203-238-6211. For more info on these contests, click here.