EARTH WEEK 2017: April 17 - April 22


Sustainability and Social Justice Dinner

6:30 - 8:30pm Collis Commonground


We are hosting our seventh annual Sustainability and Social Justice Dinner. The full plated dinner is both a celebration of our sustainability work thus far, and a call-to-action to continue discussing the critical intersection of sustainability and social justice. Our speaker this year is Christine Souffrant, a Dartmouth '11, entrepreneur and founder of Vendedy, and a visionary in the social entrepreneurship field.

Christine Souffrant Ntim is an award-winning Haitian-American entrepreneur & startup ecosystem expert for emerging markets. She was selected and featured in Forbes 30 Under 30, AdAge 40 Under 40, Haiti Changemakers 1804 List, Singularity NASA, Entrepreneur Magazine, Huffington Post, Inc Magazine and more...Today, Christine is the Director of Startup Grind Dubai Powered by Google For Entrepreneurs and a partner at the which hosts the largest digital online accelerator program in the world- graduating over 1000+ companies across 190+ countries a year. Visit Christine's website to learn more


Open Study Hours at the Dartmouth Organic Farm

12:00 - 4:00pm

Rides leaving from behind Robo every hour

Get outside during Earth Week and visit the Dartmouth Organic Farm - just 3 miles north of campus! Bring some work or come just to hang out - snacks will be served.

Energy Series: Hydro power energy, environmental policy, and New England energy with Scott Hall, President and CEO of Great River Hydro

4:00 - 5:30pm Location TBD


Nalgene Sale at Collis all day!

Energy Series: Heating Plant and Steam Tunnel Tour with Bill Riehl, manager of the Dartmouth Heating Plant

4:00 - 5:00pm Dartmouth Heating Plant

Tour Dartmouth's nearly century old heating system wtih the plant's current manager, Bill Riehl. Then walk under the college Green and the rest of campus on a tour of the steam tunnels that transport heat to buildings from the Life Sciences Center to the River.

Energy Series: A Conversation on Energy at Dartmouth with Rosi Kerr and Abbe Bjorklund

5:00 - 6:00pm Haldeman 031

Discuss Dartmouth's energy system, past, present, and future. Rosi Kerr is the Director of the Dartmouth Sustainability and Abbe Bjorklund is the Director of Engineering and Utilities for FO&M at Dartmouth.


Sustainability Social Media Challenge

Tag yourself on Facebook or Instagram doing something sustainability related during Earth Week using the hashtag #sustainabledartmouth and enter to win an Earth Week prize! Help the Big Green go green!


Jones Seminar: Dartmouth’s Energy Picture - past, present, and future with Abbe Bjorklund and Steve Shadford

3:30 - 4:30pm Spanos Auditorium

Learn more here

Farm Fresh Friday

4:00 - 6:00 Beta Lawn

Our annual Farm Fresh Friday featuring free local food, activities (this year is kombucha pong, table painting, tie dye, etc.) and local band! Enjoy the music, fun, food, and sun on the Friday before Earth Day. It's our biggest celebration of Earth Week!


Swap + Shop Sale

10:00am - 2:00pm Paganucci Lounge, Class of '53 Commons

The annual spring Swap and Shop! Sign up to sell clothes at a table or just bring clothes to give away. Come browse the sale to shop for thrifted items! Cash only. Sellers price their own items and keep the proceeds. All donations go to the Listen Center.