Sustainability Week October 12-17

It’s that time of year again! Virginia Tech, Sustainable Blacksburg, and the Town of Blacksburg have a wonderful schedule of events focused on environmental sustainability lined up for next week. Here are some of particular interest students:

All Week: No Impact Man at  The Lyric Theatre, 135 College Avenue

Sunday, October 11, 2009

Monday, October 12, 2009

  • Virginia Tech’s President Charles Steger and the Town of Blacksburg’s Mayor Ron Rordam lead a Kick-Off Event, 1:15 p.m., Latham Ballroom, The Inn at Virginia Tech

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Thursday, October 15, 2009

  • NRV Food Share Meeting, 8am-9am, Owens Food Court at Virginia Tech: Meet with others in the NRV interested in diverting food from groceries, restaurants, and institutions to those that need it. Breakfast is potluck and also features a local/organic frittata made at Farms and Fields.
  • Campus Tree Planting, 1 – 4 p.m., Washington and Kent Streets.
  • Smithfield Plantation Tour, Sustainable Agriculture, 2 – 3 p.m.
  • Campus Sustainability Fair, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Commonwealth Ballroom, Squires Student Center
  • Open Forum: Campus Sustainability Progress Report, 5 – 7 p.m., Commonwealth Ballroom, Squires Student Center

For a complete schedule and more information, visit Virginia Tech’s Sustainability webpage.


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