Georgia Southern University’s Center for Sustainability and the University Wellness Program are hosting several events throughout April designed to improve and protect the environment and change behavior when it comes to food, energy, water and waste. The focal point is “No Impact Week,” to be held through this Sunday, April 20.
More than 70 activities will challenge participants to reduce their impact on the earth by limiting consumption and trash, choosing sustainable food and transportation by reducing energy and water use. The goal to share ideas and information and to learn to live by leaving as little of a carbon footprint as possible.
A highlight of “No Impact Week” is a keynote address presentation from Former U.S. Secretary of Energy and Nobel Prizerecipient Dr. Steven Chu, tonight (Tuesday, April 15) at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center, 847 Plant Drive.
Georgia Southern is the only university in the United States to participate in “No Impact Week” for four consecutive years.