Sustainability Week starts Nov. 4 on campus

Western Today staff

Sustainability Week kicks off Nov. 4 on the Western Washington University campus. For more information, visit the Office of Sustainability online.

Check out what's happening:

  • Sustainability Info Fair: Noon to 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room. Come find out how you can get involved in sustainability on campus.
  • Green Energy Fee Grant Program Idea Lab: Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, in Viking Union Room 462A. Got green campus ideas? Learn how you can apply for grant money to make your sustainable project idea a reality.
  • Lunch and Learn - The Role of the Arts in Sustainability: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, in Wilson Library Room 265 (TLA seating area). Join Katy Borden (WWU graduate and artist services coordinator at Allied Arts) to learn what artists bring to our community.
  • Resrap "Living Green" Museum: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Red Square. Learn to choose your sustainable living options by checking out the mock dorm room.
  • Tabling - Wishes for the Planet and Zero Waste Western: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the Viking Union Lobby. Collaborate with artist and professor Seiko Purdue for the "Vanishing Ice" exhibit and learn about Zero Waste Western.
  • Green Campus Tour: Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6. Meet at the sustainability table in the Viking Union Lobby. Come learn about some of the sustainability features of our campus.
  • Mushroom Workshop: 2 to 4 p.,. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the Chuckanut Community Forest. Free edible mushroom identification workshop led by local mycologist Christine Roberts.
  • Tabling - Wishes for the Planet and Eco Reps: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in the Viking Union Lobby. Collaborate with artist and professor Seiko Purdue for the "Vanishing Ice" exhibit and learn about Eco Reps.
  • Sustainable Office Certification Annual Awards Celebration: 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in Viking Union rooms 462 and 463. Join in celebrating the certified offices. Soup from local seasonal ingredients will be provided.