BUMC Earth Day Festivities (starting 4/18)

Main Events

We are pleased to bring you two main kickoff events in honor of Earth Day. See below for additional BU events. Links will bring you to Facebook event/registration pages. To learn about more events in the area, see our listing of Earth Week+ events.

BUMC Earth Day Festival

Thursday April 18, 2019
Talbot Green, BUMC

Join us in celebrating Earth Day 2019 this spring. The 9th Annual Earth Day Festival is a dynamic event that brings together local businesses, nonprofits, BU departments, student organizations, and more to share interactive and fun activities outdoors to celebrate sustainability together.

Who you can expect to see

A Better Future Project, Boston Public Health Commission, Boston Vegetarian Society, BUMC Climate Action, BUMC IT, CARE, Charles River Watershed Association, City Compost, Gastronomy Program, Goodwill, Innovate@BU, Soli, Solstice, Student Nutrition Awareness and Action Council (SNAAC), sustainability@BU, TranSComm, Urban AdvenTours

Earth Day Pop-Up

Monday April 22, 2019
GSU Plaza and beyond

Join us as we celebrate Earth Day at our 9th Annual Earth Day Pop-up. Join the challenge and find us all over campus to learn how you can get involved with sustainability and the climate action efforts on and off campus. Make sure to stop by the GSU Plaza for our annual Chowderfest and vote for your favorite dining hall. Buy fresh produce and local goods at the Farmers & Sustainability Market, which will include Eloti Boston, Henna By Heather, Kat’s Latest Addiction, Red Fire Farm, and Urban Kitchen Homemade.

Who you can expect to see

Boston University Dining Services, Boston University Environmental Health & Safety, Boston University Questrom School of Business, CARE, Earth & Environment Department Graduate Students, Energy Club, Environmental Student Organization, Epsilon Eta, FeelGood BU, FitRec/PERD, Gastronomy Program, Global Development Policy Center, Global Water Brigades, Outing Club, Sargent Choice Nutrition Center, Student Government: Environmental Affairs, sustainability@BU, Veg Club

To get Facebook updates about the event, go to the event page and check off “going.”

Additional BU Earth Week Events

Careers in Sustainability Speed Dating

Wednesday, April 24th
GSU Alley

Not your average networking event. Students will be paired with working professional in order to understand that careers in sustainability can be anything from social investing to engineering and everything in between.

Free Bike Checkups with Landry’s Bicycles

Thursday, April 25th
GSU Plaza

It’s been a long winter. How’s your bike doing? Does it need a little checkup? Some air in the tires? Oil on the chain? Maybe the brakes need to be checked out by a pro? No problem! Sign up for a FREE Bike Checkup care of BU Bike Safety and Landry’s Cycles. Reserve a spot now.

Earth Week Trivia

Thursday, April 25th
BU Pub

Join your fellow 21+ students and colleagues for a challenging and entertaining night of sustainability-themed trivia for a chance to win prizes and to test your knowledge on important topics.

Imperfect Food Demo

Friday, April 26th

Food waste is an environmental problem that we can solve. When we waste food, we also waste the resources that went into growing it. Join BU’s Executive Chef, Christopher Bee for a live cooking demonstration, using imperfect produce and leftovers. Learn about BRUZD Foods, an organization that collects imperfect produce from local farms throughout Massachusetts and delivers this fresh produce to your home and Food For All, an app that connects its users with unsold food at local restaurants to help eliminate food waste.