A-B Tech Earth Day celebration

Press release from A-B Tech:

Join A-B Tech for its annual Earth Day Festival on Wednesday, April 17, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students and employees will celebrate outdoors with a variety of environmental booths, drum circle, photo booth, t-shirts, flowerpot painting, puppet making, lunch, T-shirts, and a parade.

The A-B Tech Climate Café also will have booth where attendees can write an Earth Day poem, draw an Earth Day doodle, sign-up for a monthly email, or create a pennant advocating for climate change action.

The event includes a Hard to Recycle collection hosted by the college’s Sustainability Committee: Bring your ink cartridges, cell phones and cords, batteries (AAA-D), cardboard, and formed Styrofoam for recycling.

The following environmental partners will have tables with activities, volunteer/intern opportunities, and swag (free or by donation):

  • Appalachian Wildlife Refuge with Ambassador Animals
  • Friends of the Smokies
  • Green Built Alliance
  • Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition with EV Car Demo
  • Mountain True
  • Bear Wise NC Wildlife Resources Commission
  • River Link
  • Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy
  • Street Creature Puppet Collective
  • The North Carolina Arboretum
  • Asheville Green Works
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