Reflecting its dedication to improving the environment, St.
John’s University observes Campus
Sustainability Awareness Day on October 24 by hosting the New
York-area information session of the Environmental Protection
Agency’s (EPA’s) Food Recovery
Challenge, followed by a conservation-themed Movie Night for
The EPA information session is expected to draw up to 100 people
from approximately 30 agencies, businesses and organizations to the
Queens, NY, campus.
The event will begin at 10 a.m. in St. Albert Hall and include
discussions, a box lunch and a tour of St. John’s 02
Composting System, which recycles food and yard waste to make
compost for the University’s organic landscape practices.
Partnering with the University’s
Earth Club, the Office of
Sustainability will hold Movie Night on the Great Lawn. From
7–10 p.m., the campus community will be able to watch Dr.
Seuss’ The Lorax. Student sustainability coordinators will
distribute blankets and hot chocolate.
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