Campus Sustainability Week!
As Bike Temple is housed under the Office of Sustainability, I'd like to invite you all to get active on Temple University's campus and participate in Sustainability Week! If nothing else, come by the Bike Temple tent on Sustainability Day, October 24 and play 'name that bike part' and play the tire tube toss! Below is the complete list of events for the week. Be there!Monday, October 22Batty for Bats
Professor Brent Sewall and bat conservationist Brenda Malinics explore what is threatening bats, our friends in the night skies.
Barton 108 - 12:30pm
Students in the Sustainability LLC will be hosting a clean-up of Penrose Playground. Meet outside of the 1940 Residence Hall to join the clean-up crew.
1940 Residence Hall - 4:00pm
Have your breakfast with Temple University’s Office of Sustainability and enjoy an EnergyWorks workshop to learn how to make your home more comfortable while saving energy and money through energy efficiency improvements.
Executive Conference Room, 4th Floor, Student Faculty Center, HSC- 8:30am
Boyer College of Music is celebrating Campus Sustainability Week by promoting the three R's - reduce, reuse, recycle. Boyer is encouraging students, staff and faculty to bring in their lightly used sheet music for a music swap. Stop by to make a donation or to browse for free sheet music. Limit of 15 pieces of music per person.
Tyler Atrium - 10:30am
Have your lunch with Temple University’s Office of Sustainability and enjoy an EnergyWorks workshop to learn how to make your home more comfortable while saving energy and money through energy efficiency improvements.
University Learning Center, Room 250, Mitten Hall - 12:30pm
The Office of Sustainability will be a hosting its fifth annual green fair to celebrate National Campus Sustainability Day. The green fair will feature student organizations, academic departments and sustainability related organizations from around the City of Philadelphia.
Bell Tower - 11:00am
Expert Yasuteru Yamada talks about the nuclear crisis facing Japan after the recent tsunami.
Anderson, Room 204-6pm
Professor Patrick Murphy will discuss how the environment has been portrayed in mainstream film and televised animation.
Annenberg, Room 3-11:00
Benjamin Weiss of the Susquehanna Permaculture Guild will be giving a talk on how sustainable human systems can help regenerate the wild.
Anderson 1221 - 12:00pm
Join Horticulture students and staff at Temple University Ambler and help remove invasive species and plant native shrubs in the Woodland Garden.
Ambler Campus Greenhouse - 12:00pm
Come celebrate Halloween with the Office of Sustainability. The Office will be giving out energy conservation tips and treats to the Temple community
Alumni Circle - 2:00pm
Filmmaker Jared Flesher will be screening his documentary about the forests of north central New Jersey, and will participate in a Q&A session following the film.
Annenberg Hall, Room 3-4:00
This is a behind the scenes tour and a history review of the award winning CRC’s activities. Did you know the University buys over 3,000 computers per year? What happens to the all of those computers when they are no longer wanted? Did you know you could buy a refurbished computer for less than $100? Since it’s in inception in 2003 the CRC has grown into a national model that has been promoted by the EPA. Learn how the Computer Recycling Center has diverts over 80 tons of electronic equipment from the land fill every year and how you can do your part to help out.
CRC, 3rd Floor Tech Center - 12:30pm
The Office of Sustainability and Philly Urban Creators will host a work day at the Philadelphia Urban Creators Farm on Dakota Street.
Bell Tower - 2:00pm
Cobbs Creek is part of the Fairmount Park System, the country's largest urban park network. Located in Southwest Philadelphia, Cobbs Creek Park features two tributaries of the Darby Creek: Cobbs Creek and Naylors Run. This event will focus on cleaning up the banks of Cobbs Creek. All supplies will be provided, including transportation. Buses leave at 9:30 from the Bell Tower.
Bell Tower - 9:30am
Meet up with Bike Temple at the Bell Tower for a fun ride to Laurel Hill Cemetary for a free tour. Expert riders will be in attendance to mentor new riders. Costumes are encouraged. To register for the event, email email@example.com.
Bell Tower - 1:00pm