Earth Week 2021
April 19th — April 24th
In the midst of the global pandemic Gonzaga clubs, organizations, and departments are committed to bringing Earth Week events to YOU.
Who: Gonzaga Environmental Organization, Fossil Free Gonzaga, Rethink Waste, Sustainable Eats, Gonzaga Sustainable Energy , GSBA Sustainability, Gonzaga Thrift Shop, ZagDining, and the GU Residence Hall Association, Office of Sustainability, Environmental Studies, Mission & Ministry, Law School Environmental Caucus
What: Join students, faculty, staff, and members of the community as we celebrate Earth Week this spring! Events throughout the week are focused on several sustainability-related themes. Links to event pages can be found below. We can’t wait to see you there!
Check out all the events going on below!!
Week Long Events:
Office of Sustainability BINGO throughout the entire Earth Week. Winner will be announced on Monday the 26th!
Monday, April 19th:
Meatless Monday @ lunchtime in the COG
Watch the Office of Sustainability gals in the Sourdough Workshop
Sign up for a free bee-friendly flower mix and get it sent to your home!
Tuesday, April 20th:
Local Food & Carbon Footprint Event @ lunchtime in the COG.
Building a Regenerative Future with Project Drawdown: Science and Solutions for People and Planet, GEO & Santa Clara partnership @ 12:15–1:30 on Zoom, register here.
Climate Center: Free Swag 12–1pm including tee shirts, a mug, a bag, and stickers in Hem!
Lights Out Gonzaga: Learn how to save energy! In all dorms, all day long
Listen to a Sustainability Podcast: The YIKES Podcast, Good Together: Ethical, Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Living, Plant Pod
Wednesday, April 21st:
Thrift Shop Pop-Up @ 11am-1pm outside of Hemmingson. All items are $1!
Waste Audit @ 11am-1pm outside of Hemmingson.
Waste Education Event @ 11–1pm outside of the COG.
Climate Center: Free Swag 11:30–1:30pm including tee shirts, a mug, a bag, and stickers in Hem!
Let’s Explore The World of Coffee @ 4pm into the world of global coffee production. Register for the event here.
Cook with Sustainable Eats @ 5pm via Zoom: 613 283 7403. They’ll be making salad rolls and providing rice paper and rice noodles on Monday.
Thursday, April 22nd: EARTH DAY!
Bee Campus with Live Bee Hives @ 10:30am-12pm in the Hemmingson Rotunda.
Distribution of Bee Seed Mix @ 11am — 1pm outside the COG.
Climate Center: Free Swag 11–1:30pm including tee shirts, a mug, a bag, and stickers in Hem!
Earth Day Liturgy @ 12:10pm at the peace pole by backside of College Hall and you can RSVP here for the event.
“Lettuce Compost” Event @ 12:30pm — 5pm in the Joann Jundt Lounge of Hemmingson. Register to get a FREE compost bin here.
Free Earth Day Cookies! @12:30pm–1:30pm in Hem, RSVP here.
Climate Center Launch Webinar @ 3:30–4:30pm via Zoom, register here.
Local Hikes & Land Acknowledgement: Learn about some new hikes while recognizing its ancestors! To see the information click here.
Friday, April 23rd:
Solar Panel Tabling and Raffle @ 11am — 2pm outside of Hemmingson.
Rock the Planet @ 3–6pm at Jundt Amphitheater. An event with local campus music & spoken word for people to gather and celebrate the earth. RSVP for the event on Zagtivities.
CREATE Awards during Rock the Planet.