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Earth Month 2024

Featured Events

Sustainability Staff Luncheon

Sustainability Staff Lunch

Apr. 3 | 11:30 a.m. -1 p.m. | WCP 2.410

Staff are invited to discuss sustainability initiatives and connect with dedicated UT community members. 

Watch 2023 Staff Lunch Panel Recording

Integrating Sustainability Into Your Career

Integrating Sustainability Into Your Career

Apr. 10 | 3 - 6 p.m. | FAC 2.236

Students are invited to join the Office of Sustainability and Texas Career Engagement for a workshop in Peter T. Flawn Academic Center (FAC 2.236) on how to integrate sustainability into your career and meet employers from multiple industries that have sustainable positions and career paths. Our workshops will cover how to make the most out of your academics, cocurricular activities, and ways to best promote yourself in interdisciplinary positions.

The Big Creek Clean Up

The Big Creek Clean Up

Apr. 19 | 12 - 2 p.m. | Multiple locations

Join Resource Recovery, Staff Council, and Landscape Services for an afternoon of service, collaboration, and impact while we clean up Waller Creek. The cleanup will occur at two locations on campus, and will include a plant giveaway for participants. Students, staff and faculty are welcome to join the cleanup at either location, but note that the resources available will differ!

Forty Acres Earth Day Fair

Forty Acres Earth Day Fair

Apr. 25 | 12 - 3 p.m. | East Mall

Join us at this resource-filled Earth Day celebration where you’re encouraged to reuse and repurpose what you already have. Please bring your own reusable plates, utensils, and cups to reduce waste!

Important Event Resources

Green Event Support for Student Organizations

Zero Waste Event Support for Staff & Faculty

All Earth Month Events

Eclipse Image
Event Status
Scheduled
Monday April 8, 2024 - Tuesday April 30, 2024, All day
Multiple Locations
Collection bin locations for solar eclipse glasses
MicroFarm
Event Status
Scheduled
Sunday April 14, 2024, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
287 W 51st Street
Get your hands dirty and volunteer with the UT Microfarm!
UT Outpost reopens to end food insecurity
Event Status
Scheduled
Monday April 15, 2024, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gregory Plaza
Celebrate the success in the Grocery Shuttle Program launch with UT Student Government!
Bike to UT Day
Event Status
Scheduled
Tuesday April 16, 2024, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
PCL Plaza
Bike to UT Day is a celebration that promotes bicycling and recognizes cyclists for doing their part in reducing pollution and congestion on and around campus.
Climate (In)Justice Poster
Event Status
Scheduled
Tuesday April 16, 2024, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Gordon White Building 2.206
Attend the Climate (In)justice: Social Justice in Practice event featuring the work of ARISE Adelante, a grassroots, women-led organization based in the Rio Grande Valley.
Solar charging station
Event Status
Scheduled
Tuesday April 16, 2024, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
In Person EER 3.646 or Stream Online (via Zoom or YouTube)
Weekly Energy Symposium ft. David Spence
Tuesday Twilights
Event Status
Scheduled
Tuesday April 16, 2024, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
More hours for flowers! The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is staying open late with live music, food trucks, and more.
Texas Coast
Event Status
Scheduled
Wednesday April 17, 2024, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom
Planet Texas 2050 hosts a panel on water contaminants in the Texas Coastal Bend.
Newest bridge over Waller Creek at EER
Event Status
Scheduled
Wednesday April 17, 2024, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Multiple Locations
Join the DCC in a discussion about environmentalism, sustainability, and disability!
Volunteers help incoming students sort their lunch remains: unopened, compost, recycle.
Event Status
Scheduled
Thursday April 18, 2024, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speedway by WCP
Drop off your food scraps and learn more about how easy composting can be implemented in your own life!
The Big Creek Clean Up
Event Status
Scheduled
Friday April 19, 2024, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Multiple Locations
Join Resource Recovery, Staff Council, and Landscape Services for an afternoon of service, collaboration, and impact while we clean up Waller Creek. The cleanup will occur at two locations on campus, and will include a plant giveaway for participants. Students, staff and faculty are welcome to join the cleanup at either location, but note that the resources available will differ!
Virginia Cumberbatch
Event Status
Scheduled
Friday April 19, 2024, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Goldsmith Lecture Hall (GOL 3.120)
Virginia Cumberbatch, CEO and co-founder of Rosa Rebellion, presents "Truth-telling: A Tool for Designing a More Equitable Austin."
A student searches for cool clothes at a Trash to Treasure Clothing Swap.
Event Status
Scheduled
Friday April 19, 2024, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Texas Union 3.116 Texas Governor's Room
Reduce waste and refresh your wardrobe at this come-and-go clothing swap!
Gardening for Bats
Event Status
Scheduled
Saturday April 20, 2024, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Did you know that native plants are essential to bats? Join Bat Conservation International in this informative class to learn all about their important connection and how you can help.
Earth Day ATX
Event Status
Scheduled
Saturday April 20, 2024, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Huston-Tilloston University
Celebrate Earth Day at Austin's 2024 festival at Huston-Tilloston University!
MicroFarm
Event Status
Scheduled
Sunday April 21, 2024, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
287 W 51st Street
Get your hands dirty and volunteer with the UT Microfarm!
UT students
Event Status
Scheduled
Monday April 22, 2024, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CBA 3.202
Join the Global Sustainability Leadership Institute, Sustainability Investing Group, and Undergraduate Business Council for an evening of thoughtful discussion about our food systems.
Tuesday Twilights
Event Status
Scheduled
Tuesday April 23, 2024, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
More hours for flowers! The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is staying open late with live music, food trucks, and more.
A UT Farm Stand volunteer smiles during a spring semester event.
Event Status
Scheduled
Wednesday April 24, 2024, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Jester Plaza on 21st and Speedway
Visit UT Farm Stand’s on-campus markets to purchase local and sustainably grown produce, bread, honey and their famous hibiscus tea.
Volunteers help incoming students sort their lunch remains: unopened, compost, recycle.
Event Status
Scheduled
Thursday April 25, 2024, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Speedway by WCP
Drop off your food scraps and learn more about how easy composting can be implemented in your own life!
RecSports Recharge
Event Status
Scheduled
Thursday April 25, 2024, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Gregory Gym
Designed exclusively for UT faculty and staff, RecSports Recharge gives you an opportunity to unwind and recharge as the end of the academic year approaches.
Way of Water
Event Status
Scheduled
Thursday April 25, 2024, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Zoom
Part of Planet Texas 2050’s Resilience Roundtable Series, environmental and water resource engineering professors reflect on their experience witnessing the Way of Water: Onion Creek, a global arts-based project.
Forty Acres Earth Day Fair
Event Status
Scheduled
Thursday April 25, 2024, 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
East Mall
Join us at this resource-filled Earth Day celebration where you’re encouraged to reuse and repurpose what you already have. Please bring your own reusable plates, utensils, and cups to reduce waste!
Campus Environmental Center's Sustainability Showdown
Event Status
Scheduled
Saturday April 27, 2024, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friendly Rio Market
TexPIRG Students of UT Austin are hosting a Concert For Climate, where UT students can discover upcoming local artists while learning more about Climate Action!
UT Austin Trash to Treasure sale Fall 2019
Event Status
Scheduled
Sunday April 28, 2024 - Tuesday May 7, 2024, All day
Multiple Locations
Trash to Treasure's annual dorm donation drive is back! Students on and off campus are welcome to donate their items at one of the seven campus dorm locations
MicroFarm
Event Status
Scheduled
Sunday April 28, 2024, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
287 W 51st Street
Get your hands dirty and volunteer with the UT Microfarm!
Water flows in Waller Creek
Event Status
Scheduled
Tuesday April 30, 2024, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Welch Hall 2.110
Care about Waller Creek? Attend the 6th Annual Waller Creek Symposium to share ideas, ask questions, and hear from speakers.
Tuesday Twilights
Event Status
Scheduled
Tuesday April 30, 2024, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
More hours for flowers! The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is staying open late with live music, food trucks, and more.