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Earth Week 2022

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Trash Tank: Monday, April 18th – Friday, April 22nd, Throughout the week, custodial and ground crews will place all litter that is collected from campus in our Trash Tank. Located at Shoemaker Square, this visual demonstration emphasizes how quickly litter accrues and aims to be a reminder as to not litter and if you see litter, pick it up! Guess the weight of the litter for a chance to win a Large Papa John’s Coupon by emailing us at no later than Sunday, April 24th. Winners will be announced on Monday and contacted to receive their prize. 

Caught Green-Handed: Monday, April 18th - If you are “caught” recycling or exhibiting other sustainable behaviors, you will be awarded a swag bag and a coupon of your choice from Subway, T-Bones, Papa John’s, or Chick-fil-a!

Watershed Lunch and Learn: Tuesday, April 19th, 12 pm – 1 pm.  Thad Cochran Center room 216.  Help welcome Jay Estes from Allen Engineering and Science as he demonstrates a simulation of natural and human-altered processes including the flow of water and associated transport of sediment, chemicals, nutrients, and microbial organisms within a watershed.  Lunch will be provided.

Earth Fair - Picnic in the Park:  Wednesday, April 20th, 11 am-1 pm.  Join us at Spirit Park where organizations from campus and the surrounding community will be sharing their environmental messages and sustainable ideas. Network, play games, get swag, win prizes! 
Bring food and enjoy lunch on the lawn as The Blues Rangers from Desoto National Park entertain us with music featuring an environmental twist! 

Seymour’s Career Closet Grand Opening: Thursday, April 21st, 11 am – 1 pm. Bolton Hall 106 Eagle Walk.  Help us celebrate the Grand Opening of Seymour’s Career Closet! Take a tour of where students are gifted 2 free outfits per semester to prepare for upcoming job interviews, conferences, networking events, etc.  Snacks and drinks will be provided. 

Campus Cleanup: Friday, April 22nd, 11 am – 1 pm. Join Innova Preparatory School, the Office of Sustainability, and the Eco Ambassadors as they team up to conduct a campus-wide clean-up. Grabbers, gloves, and bags will be provided.

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Office of Sustainability
118 College Dr. #5219 Hattiesburg, MS 39406
3403 Morningside Dr.

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