Three Zeros is supporting and promoting multiple events for the month of April that aim to support Earth Day and environmental awareness.

April 22

Three Zeros will be attending the Summer Kick Off hosted by Carolina Dining Services with a special announcement. Come to the Pit from 1- 3 p.m. that day to hear the latest from Three Zeros, have a snack and celebrate Earth Day and the close of a semester!

Earth Day Fair
UNC first year students Lindsey Deaton and Gabby Flynn place their hand prints onto a banner while participating in the Three Zeros Environmental Initiative during the Earth Day Fair on Polk Place on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus on April 18, 2018. (Johnny Andrews / UNC-Chapel Hill)

Other Events

April 12: Climate Change Symposium

Join UNC’s Institute for the Environment, Carolina Hazards Resilience Planners, Carolina Climate Change Scientists, and Carolina Seminars for the 6th annual Climate Change Symposium on April 12, 2019 from 11:45 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in the Gillings School of Public Health.

The symposium will consist of two panels on various climate change themes and feature keynote speaker Stephen Cheney.

In addition to the speakers, you are invited to join us for a Poster Session and Lunch.

April 22: Race, Waste, and Place: A Discussion on Waste & Environmental Justice in North Carolina

Since the birthplace of the environmental justice movement in Warren County, North Carolina has positioned itself as a champion for environmental rights. However, we still see glaring examples of environmental malpractice disproportionately affecting low income communities in North Carolina, specifically communities of color. Join us for a panel discussion on the connection between your waste and environmental justice in our own backyard. Panelists include Orange County Solid Waste Planner Blair Pollock, post doctoral graduate fellow Danielle Purifoy, and Minister Robert Campbell of Rogers Road Church. The moderator is NC Conservation Network Environmental Justice, Air, and Materials Policy Manager Jamie Cole. The panel will take place from April 22, 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Hitchcock Multipurpose Room of the Sonja Haynes Center, with a short reception following the discussion.

April 24: Composting Workshop

Come and learn quick and easy methods for turning ordinary kitchen scrap and yard waste into black gold with compost expert, Brian Rosa. Brian will also cover composting with worms which can be done indoors in your home or apartment. All workshop participants will have a chance to enter a raffle to win a free worm bin!

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