Sustainability Week events include 'Walk with the President'

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Plogging, or picking up trash while jogging, is one of several events that will kick off Sustainability Week, which runs from September 30 through October 5.

The week's events will also feature a walk with President Philomena V. Mantella and student poster presentations about sustainability around the world.

Event highlights are below; a complete schedule can be found at

September 30: Plogging for Sustainability (picking up trash while jogging), 4:30 p.m., meet by the Calder Fine Arts Center.

October 1: Sustainability & Energy Competition Tabling, Kirkhof Center, 3-4:40 p.m.; Calculating Your Water Footprint, 2-3 p.m., Holton-Hooker Multipurpose Room.

October 2: Farmers Market, parking lot G, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

October 3: Blender Bike Bash with the Student Environmental Coalition, near Kleiner Basketball Court, 6:30-8 p.m.

October 4: Walk with the President, Cook Carillon Tower, 10 a.m.; Wellness Fair, Kirkhof Center, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Global Grove, Sustainable Agriculture Project, 3 p.m.

October 5: Zero Waste Football Game, Lubbers Stadium, 7 p.m.

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