Earth Week


Celebrate efforts to achieve a cleaner environment by participating in the University of Utah’s Earth Week activities. Hosted by the Sustainability Office, ASUU, and the Environmental & Sustainability Studies Sustainability Leadership Committee, and U of U Tree Campus USA.


Earth Week 2017

Earth Fest 2017 logo

Monday, April 10
  • Campus Tree Tour  | 2-3:30 p.m. Presidents Circle
    Learn more about the trees at the University of Utah—part of the State of Utah Arboretum—on a tour led by campus arborist Suzie Middleton.
Tuesday, April 11
Wednesday, April 12
  • Earth Fest: Party on the Plaza  |  10 a.m.-2p.m. Marriott Library Plaza
    Join 30 on- and off-campus groups whose missions focus on the three pillars of sustainability: environment, social, and economic equity.
Thursday, April 13
  • Social Soup  | 12:30-2 p.m. Gould Auditorium in the Marriott Library
    Social Soup is a semesterly reflection on social, economic, and environmental issues surrounding food. Free soup provided by University of Utah Dining Services.
Friday, April 14
  • Hoop-La: Hoop House Inauguration & Last-Frost Kick Off  |  11 a.m.-2 p.m. Pioneer Garden
    Eat, garden, and be merry. Celebrate the beginning of spring growing season while inaugurating our beautiful new hoop house. Prepare beds, turn compost, and transplant summer crops in the Edible Campus Gardens. Free lunch for volunteers at 1 p.m. by El Sillero.

“You are not Atlas carrying the world on your shoulder. It is good to remember that the planet is carrying you.” — Activist Vandana Shiva