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Celebrate Earth Week at South!

Celebrate Earth Week at South

April 17, 2017

Join us all week as we celebrate environmental protection and sustainability on-campus and in our community.


In celebration of Earth Week, April 17-21, 2017, South Seattle College’s Sustainability Committee and United Student Association (USA) is sponsoring a week of on-campus workshops, activities and service events calling attention to environmental protection and sustainability on-campus and in our community. All events are scheduled to meet in Clocktower Plaza at 12 p.m. daily.

  • Movie Monday: Come see "Do the Math" a 42-minute documentary film about the rising movement to change the climate crisis and challenge the fossil fuel industry.
  • Trashy Tuesday: Help beautify our lovely campus by helping pick up litter for 30 minutes! All tools and gloves are provided, just bring yourself!
  • Waste-not Wednesday: Join volunteers at community recycling and trash containers help those in need sort their waste into compostable, recyclable and landfill streams correctly. Each volunteer session is 20 minutes long, and will run approximately 11-1:30 p.m., depending on participation. Sign-up for a volunteer session.
  • Thirsty Thursday: Come find out why plastic water bottles are not a friend to the environment and personalize your own FREE sustainable water bottle – courtesy of South’s United Student Association (USA).
  • Fair Friday: Our Earth Week Fair will feature a poster contest, an appearance by Olivia the Otter, the “bag monster”, FREE food and prizes! Runs until 1:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 22: In celebration of Earth Day, South will partner with Earth Corp Duwamish Alive by removing invasive species and plant native plants in nearby Pigeon Point Park! Meet at South Seattle College’s main entrance at 9 a.m. to catch the bus to the park, the work party lasts until 2:00 pm. For more details about what to bring and wear, see the volunteer information guide.