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Last week, Earth Day NWA kicked things off with a bang on Thursday. We’ve had some great events going on including the Energy Efficiency Fair on Saturday. Our partnering organizations are hosting a lot of great events as well.  Here’s a list of some of the things coming up this week.  To see it all, check out the ECO-Passport.

Tuesday:

Greenovation, Green Economy Group Network Mixer at the Iceberg, 509 W. Spring St., Suite 105, from 5-7 p.m.

Wednesday:

A Sustainability Tour, Mount Sequoyah Campus, at the Mount Sequoyah Center from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. It’s a walking tour so you can go at your own pace.

“The Role of Sustainability in Business” Discussion, UofA Applied Sustainability Speaker Series, at the UofA, Walker Hall, Rm 218, from 3:30-5 p.m.

Omni Center presents “Speak for Trees,” UofA Global Campus, Fayetteville Square, from 7-9 p.m. Burnetta Hintertheur and Steve Chyrchel will discuss old growth champion trees in NWA and the Ozark Chinquapin Chesnut. A must-attend for tree lovers.

Friday:

ECO-Mob/Moving Sale, Mountain Air Organic Beds, 1108 N. College Avenue, from 10 am.-6 p.m. Learn the difference between natural latex and synthetic latex mattreses. Also, everything in the store is 5-70 percent off, with an extra 5% off if you have your ECO-Passport.

Saturday:

Green Your Life Series: Public Transit & Smart Growth Panel Discussion, Fayetteville Public Library, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.  Panelists include Jasmin Moore of MetroPlan, Bryan Day of the Little Rock Mayor’s Office, and Phil Pumphrey with Ozark Regional Transit.  They will discuss “The Carrot vs. The Stick” incentive approach to improving the quality of community growth.

Community Litter Clean Up on the Trails, Clabber Creek, Frisco, Hamestring, Mud Creek, Raven, Scull Creek, St. Paul, & Town Branch Trails, various times and locations. Sign up in advance if you want to help beautify our great trails. Email Neill Sloan: parksvolunteer@ci.fayetteville.ar.us.

These are just a sampling of some of the great events this week and to come. Thank you to everyone who came out next week.  Keep following us. We’ve got a lot more to come.

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