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Earth Day

QVCC Celebrates Earth Day earth day

Willimantic - Tuesday April 22, 2014* ~ 11 am - 2pm      

* Rain date - Wednesday April 23, 2014 ~ 11am - 2pm

We are shutting down North Street to celebrate Earth Day.

The QVCC Earth Day Fair is designed as an educational event for K-12 and college students alike, with hands-on interactive displays and activities that address the issues of sustainability, climate change, renewable energy, as well as sustainable social and economic practices.

If you are interested in being an exhibitor or bringing a class group, contact Melissa Velardi at 860-423-1824 or mvelardi at qvcc.edu.

Earth Day Registration Form.pdf

Earth Day Registration Form.doc

Earth Day Fair Flyer

2013 Earth Day Participants
A&B Cooling and Heating      Info about several ground source closed loop heat pump heating and cooling systems
ACCESS Hour Exchange   Interactive game promoting the Windham Area Hour Exchange to participants
Appropriate Designs   Residential design and building products
Burns BMX   Participate in “Buy a Shoe, Plant a Tree” – Anyone who purchases a pair of Etnies, vegan shoes, will receive a 5-10% discount at Burns BMX, and Burns will plant a tree in Costa Rica’s rainforest to help impact climate change and reduce carbon in our atmosphere.
CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection   Interactive exhibit that allows people to discover how much energy they use for all of the various appliances in the house
Donnelly/Colt Progressive Resources   Sales table  (all items made in U.S., most are union made
Dr. Energy Saver   Blower door demonstration, various tools and equipment. FREE Whole Home Energy Evaluations
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University   Make your own windmill. Promote clean energy. Art sculpture from trash.
Farmer's Cow   Learn and make butter with Farmer's Cow
Mansfield Recycling   Learn what different materials and products can be recycled.
Neighbor to Neighbor and Solarize Mansfield-Windham   Solar or light bulb display
QVCC Environmental Science Class   Green energy info and find out how to make non toxic cleaning materials for your home
QVCC Faculty   Info about overseas environmental science trips
The Last Green Valley   Educational materials on The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor
Town of Mansfield Recycling   Identify bugs in the compost pile
UConn Faculty   Information about sustainable economic and life practices
WILI   Live broadcast
Willimantic Food Co-op   Packaging and bulk info
Willimantic Garden Club   Will lead walks to the bridge to look at local plants and river quality
Willimantic Records   Shop local - Find out about the great offerings of Willimantic Records shop including books as well as records.
Windham Tech Culinary Class   Sell food products that are organic and give samples

 

 



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