Cornell University

April is Sustainability Month 2024

Monday, April 15, 2024 at 12:00am

More dates through April 30, 2024

April 22 is Earth Day!
Cornell University celebrates all things sustainability during the entire month of April, with dozens of events in climate change leadership, health & wellness, social justice, film & art, fashion, and sustainability topics. 


4/13 Climate Café
Interested in engaging in deeper dialogue around the climate crisis and building community around solutions? Join us at our first student-led Climate Cafe! Climate cafes are relaxed and open spaces for people to share their thoughts, experiences, and emotional responses related to climate change. 

4/15 & 4/24 Guided Walk of the Sustainability Landscape Trail
Cornell's campus has some wonderful examples of sustainable landscaping and architecture! Come on a 2.5-mile walk, starting at Bartels Hall and traversing open spaces and natural areas around the Ag Quad, Botanic Gardens, Beebe Lake, and more! Guided by Cornell Outdoor Education, we'll make 12 stops along the way to discuss and explore intentional designs and integrations that promote sustainability and ecosystem services on campus.

4/19 Spring Sustainability Mix & Mingle
You are cordially invited to Cornell’s annual social event to discuss campus sustainability priorities with faculty, staff, students, and senior leaders. Come meet members of the Sustainable Cornell Council and learn more about efforts underway at Cornell University. Bring your ideas for campus projects, share your research, and enjoy food & drinks in a fun networking environment. RSVP by April 11th.

4/27 Spring ECOFest
Celebrate Cornell's student sustainability community! Sustainability, ecologically, and environmentally focused student organizations from around campus are welcome to participate and set up tables! Connect with others and see what your friends and classmates have accomplished over the year! Open to everyone.

5/6 2024 Student Sustainability Awards
Save the date for Cornell’s annual Student Sustainability Awards on Monday, May 6th from 4:30-6:30pm in G10 Biotech to recognize the outstanding students and organizations making sustainable change happen right here on campus and beyond. Learn more
RSVP today
Nominate students, clubs, projects, and events by Monday, April 15th at 12:00pm



How to Host an Event
Anyone can host a sustainability event! Helpful tips on how to get your event listed for the month-long celebration.

Certify Your Event as a "Sustainable Event"
Make sure your event is a sustainable one. Fill out a short checklist and receive a completed certification badge for use in event advertising.
Sustainable Event Certification

Get Connected
Be sure to sign up for the Campus Sustainability Listserv to stay in the know about the latest new opportunities added during April. You can also follow the Campus Sustainability Office on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter for more event reminders during sustainability month and all year round.

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