Celebrate Earth Day at Missouri S&T

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On April 17, 2023

Students plant seedlings at the 2022 Earth Day celebration. Photo by Michael Pierce/Missouri S&T.

Missouri S&T’s 2023 Earth Day celebration will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 21, at the Carney Puck and Plaza, a campus landmark located in front of Toomey Hall.

Hosted by the ECO Miners student organization, the event will include a tie-dye booth, a free plant giveaway, yard games, and activities hosted by student and community organizations. Participating community organizations include the American Chemical Society, Citizens’ Climate Education, City of Rolla Environmental Services, Common Grounds Community Garden, the Democratic Club of Phelps County, the Meramec Hills Chapter of Missouri Master Naturalists, and the Ozark Rivers Solid Waste Management District.

The ECO Miners are planning several other events throughout the week to highlight reuse and recycling:

  • Bottle cap keychain sales from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, April 17, and Wednesday, April 19, at the Havener Center
  • A clothing drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, in front of the Missouri S&T Library
  • Electronics recycling from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 20, in front of the Missouri S&T Library. Accepted electronics include laptops, keyboards, computer mice, small household appliances, and car batteries. Please do not bring tube TVs, lithium batteries, light bulbs, monitors, microwaves, or hazardous materials.

About Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of over 7,000 students. Part of the four-campus University of Missouri System and located in Rolla, Missouri, Missouri S&T offers 101 degrees in 40 areas of study and is among the nation’s top 10 universities for return on investment, according to Business Insider. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit www.mst.edu.

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