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April is Sustainability Month

Friday, April 30, 2021

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

Anyone can host an event!  See the Sustainable Campus website for helpful tips on how to participate, and sign up for the Sustainability Listserv to stay in the know about the latest new opportunities added during April.  



Take action this month to make our campus and community more sustainable!

  • Take a short course to become a Residential Composter (open to anyone living on campus)
  • Purchase a reusable takeout container and utensil set for only $5 from Cornell Dining (help us reduce up to 900lbs of waste per day!)
  • Participate in the Freezer Challenge if you work in a lab



View all Sustainability Month events in the Cornell Events calendar.



Climate Change Seminar Series 

Mondays at 2:45pm - 4:00pm available as a Zoom Webinar

04/05: Wildfires and Global Climate Change 

04/12: Reducing Agricultural Methane From Livestock While Farmers Thrive 

04/19: How Combination and Sequence of Weather Events Shape Mexico-U.S. Migration Flows

05/03: Grounding Perspectives on Ice Loss in Antarctica 


Lectures, Panels & Discussions

04/01: Energy Engineering Seminar

04/02: North to South: Repair and Reparations for Climate Refugees?

04/02: Planes, Trains and Ultra Large Containerships: Living a "Planner's" Dream

04/02: What's Bugging You? First Friday Events: Dealing with Springtime Ants

04/02: Food Scraps & Vegetable Gardening

04/06: Public Health Seminar Series: Food Equity

04/08: Soup & Hope with Sarah Brylinsky

04/11: Cornell University Sustainable Design (CUSD) Project Expo

04/13: "Wild Relatives" Panel Discussion

04/15: Our Changing Menu: Climate Change and the Foods We Love and Need

04/15: A (Virtual) Conversation on the Plantationocene

04/22: Designing a Sustainable and Reliable Future: Simulating Next Generation Energy System 


Special Events

04/22: Earth Day Scavenger Hunt hosted by CUSD

Follow the Campus Sustainability Office on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter for more event reminders during sustainability month

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