Appalachian celebrates Earth day with a month of events

Sustainability is a heartfelt value at Appalachian State University. To celebrate Earth Month 2014, the university is hosting more than 40 free events in April to promote sustainable practices in people’s everyday lives – environmentally, socially and economically.

See calendar of events.

“Sustainability at Appalachian is woven into the fabric of not only our campus, but also the entire High Country,” said Ged Moody, director of the Office of Sustainability. “Earth Day is an internationally recognized celebration of our amazing planet, and we felt it worthy of an entire month of events and activities to share with the greater community all the innovative and engaging work being done at Appalachian around sustainability.”

The celebration’s theme is “Sustainability - not a trend, a tradition.” Highlights include:

Sustainable Living Guide

These 10 sustainable lifestyle tips represent who we are: a community of engaged citizens leading by example. Read more

Instagram Scavenger Hunt

Get in on the fun! See the scavenger hunt list of items (PDF 1.04M) and tag your photos #AppEarthMonth for a chance to win prizes. http://instagram.com/sustainappalachian

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