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List of Events
April 2-6: University of Indianapolis Sustainability Week
- Look for recycling volunteers in blue shirts to help you learn what can be recycled in our new bins in Schwitzer.
- ISG Coffee Mug Sale. Student Government is selling reusable mugs to help reduce our environmental paw print. Hot or cold coffee refills are just $0.99 with your mug.
April 2: National Public Health Week Kick-off
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Table in Schwitzer Student Center
- Come find our table in the student center and learn about upcoming events and contests to celebrate National Public Health Week.
April 3: Garden Build Day
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Bethany Community Garden – 4702 S East Street (just off of US 31, south of I-465)
- UIndy public health programs are proud to offer a service learning opportunity. We are partnering with the Bethany Community Garden for a garden build day!
- What to Expect: Building raised garden beds, moving garden supplies/tools/soil
- What to Wear:Outdoor clothes that can get dirty (old work clothes and shoes, work gloves – if available, sunscreen, etc.)
- Sign up: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1GUe38ieoZwMEzxBcn-snWxBlun2zdfXBGn4HprgXOfw/edit#gid=0
New recycling bins are available in Schwitzer. Volunteers in blue shirts will be available to help you identify what can be recycled and what should be thrown away.
Here are some do’s and don’ts:
- DO recycle most paper, plastic, and aluminum
- Do NOT recycle foods, liquids, and Styrofoam
- Do NOT recycle items w/ significant food residue
- Do NOT recycle plastic silverware or bags
- When in doubt, DO throw it out
Other Related Events in April
April 12: Sustainability Club Trivia Night
UIndy Hall A
- Compete in sustainability trivia to win prizes
April 18: Interfaith Scholars Earth Day Event
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Schwitzer Engagement Center
- Hear about different faiths’ relationship to the Earth
April 28: Keep Indianapolis Beautiful: Great Indy Cleanup
8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
- The focus of this year’s cleanup is the Southside!
- Register at https://www.cervistech.com/acts/console.php?console_type=event_list&event_id=7093&console_id=0152&ht=1
- Faculty/Staff Sustainability Committee: Contact Logan McGrady at email@example.com
- UIndy Sustainability Club: @UIndySustain on Twitter https://twitter.com/uindysustain
- UIndy Food Recovery Network: https://www.facebook.com/UIndy-Food-Recovery-Network-1161647420519174/
- UIndy ISG: https://twitter.com/uindy_isg?lang=en
- Interfaith Scholars: http://www.uindy.edu/eip/interfaith-programs