By UW Sustainability | Oct 18, 2016

Tuesday's main event is the Sustainable Exhibitor fair in the HUB Ballroom! From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., dozens of exhibitors who put sustainability first will be on Red Square to inform the UW community about their efforts. Sample sustainable snacks and enjoy entertainment on the Cultural Sustainability stage while you learn about sustainability at UW and beyond.

After the fair, stop by Meany Hall for a sneak peek at the new BALLO CONSERVATIO exhibit, a photography exhibition by photographer Steve Korn and choreographer Joseph Blake along with professional dancers, creating powerful visual moments of human interaction with renewable and finite resources––such as paper, water, oil and earth. Meany Hall will be open from 2-4 p.m. for you to take a look.

In the evening, you'll have to choose between two great documentary screenings, both at 6 p.m.:

  • The Whole U, UW Recycling, and Housing & Food Services present "Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story" in Alder Commons. Light refreshments will be served--but not wasted! (You’re invited to bring a reusable bottle and/or container in the event that there are leftovers.)  There will also be a collection bin for the UW Campus Food Pantry.
  • The Student Association for Green Environments (SAGE) is holding its own documentary night in Wallace Commons, screening the epic documentary "This Changes Everything". Inspired by well known author Naomi Klein's non-fiction best-seller, this film seeks to re-imagine the challenges of climate change, and bring new light to the struggles that communities around the world are facing.

Other events:

The UW Campus Food Pantry is holding a food drive through the end of the month to help combat food insecurity on campus. Donations of shelf-stable, non-perishable items are welcomed. Bins can be found in the HUB, the Ethnic Cultural Center, the UW Tower in the Skybridge, the UW Medical Center outside of the Plaza Café, and the Health Sciences Rotunda.

The UW Farm has volunteer hours nearly every day. On Tuesdays, they can use help at the Center for Urban Horticulture location from 1-4:30 p.m.

UW Surplus keeps unwanted items out of the trash by finding them new homes. Every Tuesday the UW Surplus store is open to the public from 12-6 p.m. You never know what treasures you might find.

Oceanography professor LuAnne Thompson is talking on "Climate change and Migration: Lessons learned from a study of county level population change after hurricanes" at 3:30 p.m. in Ocean Sciences 425.

For more information on all these events and the full festival calendar, visit green.uw.edu/festival/events

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