Earth Day Celebration on Campus

Paint the Town Green

Earth Day Celebration at Ohio State Marion • Monday, April 22, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
The campus community and the public are invited to share in a day long series of free public events/initiatives celebrating sustainability, recycling, and mother earth.

Opening ceremonies
Morrill Hall Auditorium at 11:00 a.m.   

Panel Discussion
"Recycling and Why It Is Good for the Environment"  
Morrill Hall Auditorium at 11:15 a.m.

A panel discussion led by Dr. Anna Willow; Ron Turner, director of facilities & maintenance; Maryjo Mundey, human resource director;  and Jeff Clark of Sim Bros., Inc.
A tree planting (north of Morrill Hall) will follow the panel discussion. 

Eco-art vendors
Alber Student Center Gymnasium from 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Vendors will be displaying and selling repurposed items.  Free pizza will be served between the hours of 12:00 noon and 2:00 p.m. in the Alber Student Center lobby. 

Earth Day Campus Campaign Spring Walk
Assemble under the Maynard Hall Portico at 1:00 p.m. 
We will be walking along “Hope’s Walk”.

Recyling & On-Site Document Shredding
Marca will have an on-site document shredding truck just outside the Alber Student Center in student parking lot 1B.  They will also have a truck collecting electronics for recycling in the same location.

Paint Drop Off
Habitat for Humanity ReStore will have a paint drop-off located in the Morrill Hall loading dock.  Latex paint only, all cans must have original lids and original labels.

Earth Day Community Partners and Sponsors include:
 Marion County Recycling & Litter Prevention, The Ohio State University at Marion, Sims Brothers Recycling, General Recycling, Nucor Steel, Ohio EPA, Rumpke, Ohio Galvanizing, Accurate IT, Aqua Ohio, Marion County Council on Aging, Kohl’s, ConAgra Foods, Marion County Soil & Water Conservation District, Keep Ohio Beautiful, Keep Marion County Beautiful, Larry R. Yoder Prairie Nature Center at Ohio State Marion, Marca Industries, Habitat For Humanity, Payne’s Pizza, MagnifiPrint, River Valley High School, Marion Harding High School, Pleasant High School, Ridgedale High School, Elgin High School, 4-H, Marion County Extension Office