Join CWSD at TSRI GREEN FEAT 2010

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Come on out and join us in showing your support for Mother Earth at Scripps today from 11AM to 1PM.

TSRI Green Team is pleased to announce TSRI Green Feat 2010 “Reducing Footprints, One Step at a Time”—A 2-day event promoting environmentally sustainable efforts and practices within the TSRI community and commemorating the 41st annual Earth Day.

Day 1: April 15, 2010
Day 2: April 21, 2010

Day 1: Green Expo

TSRI’s Green Expo promotes green thinking, green action, and green living within the TSRI community. Commemorating the 41st Earth Day Celebration, this event serves to provide our institute’s researchers and support staff an opportunity to learn more about our campus’s sustainability efforts and accomplishments; green purchasing decisions for work and home; local environmental education, outreach, and volunteer programs; and the current evidence and effects of climate change in the San Diego area.

Date: Thursday, April 15, 2010

Hours: 11:00am to 1:00pm.

Location: Immunology Building Breezeway.

We’ll be at table #2 providing answers to your questions and handing out our new (and colorful) reusable shopping bags. We are joined by the following companies and groups:

Bottlehood
California Center for Sustainable Energy
Chipotle
Clean Energy Quotes, Inc.
City of San Diego Water Conservation
EDCO
Family Adventures in Nature
H2OME
Hydro-Scape Products
I Love a Clean San Diego (HHW)
Jimbos
NCTD Transit Alliance
San Diego Credit Union
SANDAG
Seabreeze Organic Farm
Sempra/SDG&E/Flex Your Power
Birch Aquarium/Scripps Institute of Oceanography
TerraMoto
Think Blue San Diego
Water Conservation Garden
San Diego County Water Authority
San Diego Roots Sustainable Food Project

If you have any personal electronics you want to recycle, Scripps is hosting a recycling drive tomorrow:

Electronic waste or “E-waste” is one of the fastest growing segments of our nation’s waste stream. Most electronic devices contain a variety of materials, including metals that can be recovered for recycling. Some electronic devices contain high levels of certain materials, such as lead, that render them hazardous waste when disposed. Recycling your e-waste will divert hazardous materials from landfills, conserve natural resources, and reduce pollution.

When: Wednesday, April 21st from 8:00am to 1:00pm

Where: CimBio (Carr B), 3215 Merryfield Row, San Diego, CA 92121

What: Personal home office electronic waste including computer devices (terminals, monitors, keyboards, wires, etc.), laptops (batteries included), scanners, printers, fax machines, radios and stereo equipment, VCR’s and DVD players, TV’s, and cellphones (batteries included).

For those unfamiliar with the location of the Carr B building it can be found in the lower right hand corner of the TSRI campus map and
is labeled “Center for Integrative Molecular Biosciences”.

TSRI campus map can be found here:
http://www.scripps.edu/intro/tsrimap.pdf

For more information contact:
Julio Giannotti (x4-8462, julio@scripps.edu)
David Hinton (x4-2291, djhinton@scripps.edu)

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