sustain iu week

Celebrate Sustain IU Week this April!

Join us as we celebrate IU's commitment to sustainability through creative programming all over campus April 22 to April 26—from Earth Day to Arbor Day!

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Walk a Musical Mile

Monday, April 22 to Friday, April 26 | Anytime

Together, with our friends at Healthy IU we’re encouraging you to get outside to enjoy nature and our beautiful campus! We’ve curated an upbeat 15-minute playlist (since it takes roughly 15 minutes to walk a leisurely mile, or 2,000 steps) and we’re highlighting the walking trails on campus to make it easier for you to enjoy the great outdoors. Take a walk and share the fun online with the #SustainIUWeek #MusicalMile.

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Yoga on the Farm

Tuesday, April 23 | 10:30AM - 11:30AM

Get in the flow with a fun beginner's yoga class at the Campus Farm! Bring a mat and grab a friend to experience personal fitness among the rows of veggies and under the shining sun. Learn what the Campus Farm has to offer, including tasty items from the farm stand. This event is capped at 20 participants. Please RSVP but know that this event is contingent on weather.

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(Root)Beers & Gears

Wednesday, April 24 | 4:30PM - 6PM

Did you know IU Surplus has a build your own bike shop? Did you know IU Bloomington was named a silver-level Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists? Join IU Surplus and Transportation Demand for an evening of sustainable transportation options and root beer floats! BONUS: our friends from the Wells Library will have a pop-up library onsite with tons of resources to help you get started on your sustainable transportation journey.

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Campus Tree Planting

Thursday, April 25 | 9AM to Noon

Help celebrate Arbor Day early, by adding to the tree canopy at IU! Together, with Landscape Services, IPE, and Sustain IU, anyone part of the campus community is welcomed to help IU plant trees in the Old Crescent. No registration required - just show up at the rally point south of Owen Hall! A light breakfast, and all necessary tools and equipment will be provided; but volunteers are encouraged to wear closed toe shoes, full-length pants, and bring a water bottle. This event will take place rain or shine!

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IPE Research Exhibition and Awards

Thursday, April 25 | 4PM to 5:30PM

The Integrated Program in the Environment invites all to a showcase of research posters from undergraduate and graduate students focused on environmental and/or sustainability-related research topics. This third annual event will also present awards of $100 will be given to the best undergraduate and graduate posters. The event will take place in the First Floor Atrium of MSBII; light hors d’oeuvres will be provided with a cash bar.

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Sustain IU Campus Sustainability Symposium

Friday, April 26 | 11:30AM to 1PM

You're invited to join us in celebrating sustainability on IU’s campus! Sustain IU invites faculty and staff members, students and guests to attend the upcoming Sustain IU Campus Sustainability Symposium. Join us, at Presidents Hall, Franklin Hall for this luncheon event. We’ll honor Sustain IU Intern and Mentor of The Year, as well as the presentation of the Campus Catalyst Awards and Innovation Fund, and a student poster session.

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Help us celebrate the beauty of IU and the tremendous health benefits our campus tree canopy provides!

During Sustain IU Week, these tree tags will grace the branches of some of IU's most beautiful trees. Take a moment to interact, enjoy their numerous benefits, and share are pic online. Use #IHeartIUTrees to join the conversation online!


Are you hosting an event during Sustain IU Week?

If you're hosting an event during Sustain IU Week (April 22-26), or any time during April, be sure to register it as a Green Event. Learn best practices for lessening your carbon footprint and add to the Sustain IU celebration!

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Sustain IU

Office of Sustainability
704 E. 10th Street
Bloomington, IN 47408
Phone: 812.855.9195