Earth Day was founded in 1970. U.S. Senatory Gaylord Nelwo of Wisconsin called for a nationwide demonstration in the spring of 1970 aimed to raise awareness of environmental issues. It worked. The first national Earth Day was April 22, 1970.
Continuing with Campus Sustainability Month, the WCM Sustainability Leadership Council is hosting a talk with the NY Department of Sanitation next Monday, October 21st at 12:00 PM at the Belfer Research Building, Conference Room 204-A. Learn how to reduce waste and enjoy some light refreshments. Seating is limited, please email email@example.com by Friday, October 18th to register.