The UMass Amherst Campus Sustainability Initiative is excited to announce the Earth Day 2013 Keynote Address, film screening, and book signing with international expert in sustainability and environmental health issues, Annie Leonard, on Monday, April 22.
Annie Leonard's documentaries, beginning with world renowned, animated film “The Story of Stuff” has single-handedly transformed complex issues into understandable challenges and has been viewed by audiences all over the world over 10 million times. “The Story of Stuff” exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world.
Addressing the issue of waste in our society is especially timely here on campus as the University continues to educate the campus community about the new single stream recycling program.
Date: Monday, April 22, 2013
Time: Doors open at 7 PM, Lecture begins at 7:30 PM, book signing to follow
Location: Bowker Auditorium in Stockbridge Hall
Cost: Free to all students, faculty, and staff and all community members
Tickets: Reserve your tickets online at the UMass FAC at www.umass.edu/fac or call the UMASS Fine Arts Center at 413-545-2511. Limit of 4 tickets. All reserved tickets must be picked up at the FAC Box Office Window at least four days prior to the event.
ALSO: A film screening of "The Story of Stuff" for UMass Amherst Students: Come watch the Story of Stuff on Sunday, April 21 with free popcorn and discussion, sponsored by the UMass Eco-Rep Program. Tickets for the lecture will be available
Watch the Story of Stuff: