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Earth Week April 20-27, 2019

The first Earth Day on April 22nd, 1970 mobilized 20 million American citizens, from all walks of life to demonstrate in favor of environmental reform.  In the Cabrillo College and surrounding sustainability community, this celebration of environmental awareness and protection has grown into an entire week of events.  Now observed in over 192 countries, help build into the largest secular holiday in the world and participate in events across Santa Cruz County!

Join Your Sustainability Council and accept the Zero Waste Week Challenge April 18-26:
  • Replace single-use plastic items (such as drink bottles, sandwich baggies, snack bags, spork packs, etc.) with reusable alternatives
  • Use cloth napkins instead of paper
  • Step up your efforts, find the right bins for recycling paper, cans, bottles & for composting
  • Replace single-use condiment packets with bulk dispensers
  • Replace consider not using straws
  • Power down your computers and other electronic devices when not in use
  • Refuse products containing microbeads
Join the Natural History Club in wearing earth colors each day of Earth Week.
MONDAY, APRIL 22  Wear your earth colors: GREEN

Sustainability Council + 
Cabrillo Bike Co-op
Films: Monday, April 22 Forum 450, 5:30-8 pm

Natural History Club
Our Planet - showing episode 1
5:00-7:00 pm in Room 456

TUESDAY, APRIL 23  Wear your earth colors: RED/ORANGE/YELLOW
Social Justice Day
Tuesday, April 23, 11:00-2:00 pm, Cafeteria Quad

Vegan/Vegetarian Club
Vegan Bake Sale, Tuesday, April 23, 11:30-2:30 Amphitheater

Sustainable Culture + Office of Student Equity:
Tuesday, April 23, 5:00-7:30 , Forum 450 Film: An American Ascent

WEDNESDAY, DAY, APRIL 24  Wear your earth colors: BLUE
Spring Fair 
Wednesday, April 24, 10:00- 2:00 pm Amphitheater

Cabrillo Bike Co-op
Human Powered Bike Blender Smoothies at the Spring Fair Wednesday, April 24 

THURSDAY, APRIL 25  Wear your earth colors: BROWN
Landin & Natural History Club Compost Demonstration & Workshop
Thursday, April 25th, Horticulture 5005 3:00 pm
Learn more about the wonderful world of compost. From
 3:00 pm to learn how to build a worm bin.  


Sustainability Council + Temple Beth El Social Action Committee
Thursday, April 25, 6:30 pm, Forum 450, Film & Panel Discussion

Job & Internship Fair:  April 25 from 10:30pm-1:30pm in the upper quad

FRIDAY, APRIL 26  Wear your earth colors: RAINBOW/TYE DYE

SATURDAY, April 27
Clean Oceans International Annual Coastal Cleanup
Meet at the KSCO radio station  9am-12pm

SUNDAY, April 28
Mineral, Gem, Fossil, & Jewelry Show, at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
Join the Natural History Club from 12-2pm (show is all day long)

Earth Day Santa Cruz 2018 April 21st, 11 am – 4 pm in San Lorenzo Park
Take part in this exciting community event for the whole family!  Lots of eco-friendly displays, information, and activities!

Earth Day Santa Cruz 2019

Saturday, April 20 th, 11 am – 4 pm in San Lorenzo Park


Cabrillo Green Steps