Earth Week

Celebrate Earth Week April 20-23 at EvCC! 

Join in EvCC's fifth annual Earth Week Celebration that includes a visit from Ciscoe Morris (Gardening with Ciscoe), a drug take-back event, free electronics recycling and terrific prizes in the first-ever EvCC Earth Week Eco Cache competition!

Check out the complete calendar below. All events are free and open to the public. Click here for maps and directions.

EvCC Earth Week Schedule 

Monday, April 20 - Thursday, April 23

Eco Cache Competition 
8 a.m.-4 p.m. | Various locations
Learn about EvCC's sustainability programs and projects while competing for valuable prizes in the first-ever EvCC Eco Cache. To play, watch EvCC's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages for clues. Follow the clues to find facts hidden in places on campus that house or benefit current sustainability projects and programs. If you find a fact, follow the directions inside to claim your prize. Hint: You'll be asked to post a picture of your find on social media with hashtag #EvCCEarthWeek. The contest runs until all the hidden facts are found or until 4 p.m. April 23. 

Monday, April 20

Eco Cache Begins! 
8 a.m.-4 p.m. | Various locations
Get out and find those sustainability facts! Be the first to post a photo with #EvCCEarthWeek on social media to win valuable prizes! See above for details. 

Plant Swap and Sale
10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Whitehorse Hall second floor critique space
Bring plants to trade and take free plants. This year, for the first time, you can also purchase window box succulents and herbs. All proceeds benefit the EvCC plant swap.

Tuesday, April 21 

Eco Cache Continues 
8 a.m.-4 p.m. | Various locations
See above for details. 

Meaningful Magic
11 a.m.-noon | Various locations AND 1-2 p.m. | Baker Hall 120
Magician James David ​ will speak about recycling through comedy and magic. 

EARTH DAY! Wednesday, April 22

Eco Cache Continues 
8 a.m.-4 p.m. | Various locations
See above for details. 

Snohomish County Drug Take-Back Event
10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Liberty Hall first floor entry and lounge
Keep chemicals and drugs from harming the environment by bringing expired or unwanted prescription pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter medications for free disposal. This event is sponsored by EvCC and Snohomish County. Details here

Home and Office Electronics Recycling
10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Parking Lot F
3-R Recycling provides free recycling of computers, printers, cell phones and other electronics. Read which items are accepted. 

Gardening with Ciscoe
Noon-1 p.m. | Whitehorse Hall second floor critique space
Long a favorite of North West gardeners, Ciscoe Morris is a master gardener with a lot of style! Join EvCC in welcoming Ciscoe as he  speaks about Pacific Northwest gardening. Question- and-answer session to follow. 

Thursday, April 23

Eco Cache Ends
8 a.m.-4 p.m. | Various locations
See above for details. The contest ends at 4 p.m. today or when the last fact is found, whichever is sooner.

Musical Celebration with Dubsic
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. | East of Jackson Center (shine) or Baker Hall 120 (rain)
Celebrate Earth Week with free live music by Dubsic and snacks. 

Earth Week programs are supported with grants from the EvCC Sustainability Initiative.