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Miami Dade College’s Kendall Campus to Hold its Second Annual Campus Sustainability Day Event Oct. 23

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Kendall Campus Celebrates Annual Campus Sustainability Day

Miami, October 8, 2013 - Miami Dade College’s(MDC) Kendall Campus is putting its green foot forward and showcasing its sustainability initiatives, programs, and student-generated projects as part of the national Campus Sustainability Day 2013.  Organized by the Earth Ethics Institute and the Kendall Campus Sustainability Committee, the event will take place Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., along Building 2’s Breezeway.

Campus Sustainability Day will feature more than 25 informational booths that will include student-created research displays, outreach projects and artwork, CROPS organic produce-buying club for the MDC community, Get-2-MDC South Florida Commuter Services incentive programs, sustainability-based student clubs, a collection of unwanted electronic items for recycling, demonstrations of “green” cleaning products, and plant sales, among others. 

MDC Kendall Campus to Host Second Annual Campus Sustainability Day 2013

  • WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 23, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • WHERE: MDC Kendall Campus, Building 2 Breezeway 11011 SW 104 Street
  • COST: free

For more information about Campus Sustainability Day at the Kendall Campus, please contact Netiva Kolitz, Earth Ethics Institute Program Professional, at 305-237-2247 or visit http://www.earthethicsinstitute.org/KendallHome.asp.

About the Earth Ethics Institute

Earth Ethics Institute opened its doors, as the Environmental Ethics Institute, in 1993 and has been a catalyst for introducing administrators, faculty, staff and students at Miami Dade College to a new way of thinking called "Earth Literacy."  Grounded in the profound implications of the story of the evolution of our 14-billion-year-old universe and the developmental process out of which the Earth and all life emerges, Earth Literacy fosters respect for Earth and life in all its diversity.

Earth Ethics Institute provides resources, workshops, and programs for the Miami Dade College community that encourages the integration of the knowledge, values and skills needed for a sustainable way of life into all practices and disciplines. EEI fosters an awareness of global interdependence, ecological integrity through biological diversity and the natural processes that sustain life.

Media-only contacts:
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611, jmendiet@mdc.edu, MDC communications director
Tere Estorino Florin, 305-237-3949, testorin@mdc.edu, MDC media relations director
Roxana Romero, 305-237-3366, rromero3@mdc.edu, media specialist
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710, sue.arrowsmith@mdc.edu, media specialist
Kai Hill, 305-237-3359, khill1@mdc.edu, media specialist
Alejandro Rios, 305-237-7482, arios1@mdc.edu




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