EvCC Sustainability Newsletter

Green Globe in HandsEvCC Sustainability Newsletter

Spring 2016 Edition

By Molly Beeman 

Spring Has Sprung At EvCC!

Earth Week Events Join EvCC for the sixth annual Earth Week Event Series!
Visit EvCC and join in the sixth annual Earth Week Event Series, April 18-21, 2016. Win great prizes by finding hidden facts around campus during the Eco Cache Competition, get rid of those outdated electronics at a free electronics recycling event, get a great start on spring gardening at the plant swap and sale and much, much more! Click here for details on Earth Week.

Spring Planting Schedule                                                        
Baffled by when and where to plant, mulch and compost? This quick and easy (and downloadable) guide will help guide even seasoned gardners. Click here for a download of the planting schedule

Get Herb and Vegetable Starts and Support Great Causes!
Stop by EvCC's Whitehorse Hall Critique Space on April 19th between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. and get great prices on veggie and herb starts, indoor air scrubber plants and much more at the EvCC Plant Sale and Swap. For the first time, the EvCC Sustainability Initiative has partnered with the EvCC Students for Environmental Awareness (SEA) Club to offer a larger variety of plants than in past years! EvCC's own Bev Anderson will be on hand to discuss the benefits of indoor air scrubber plants. Ciscoe Morris is speaking during the sale on sustainable gardening. Click here for Earth Week details.

Sustainable Projects and Programs at EvCC

Recycling Services on Campus

We recycle paper, plastics, aluminum and glass.

Battery, CFL Lightbulbs, Ink Cartridge Recycling

Free to the public!


We compost both food and yard waste.

EvCC Garden Project

The sustainable nutrition class plants, tends and harvests food from this garden.

Junk Mail Reduction Project

Since 2009, this project has reduced the amount of unsolicited mail EvCC receives from 200 pounds a day to less than 10 pounds a day.

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EvCC Sustainability Newsletter is produced by EvCC's Resource Conservation Manager Molly Beeman. To submit a story idea or sustainability tip, email mbeeman@everettcc.edu