The Campus Race to Zero Waste — a friendly competition that serves as a national benchmarking opportunity for colleges to promote waste reduction and material diversion activities — continues through the end of March.
Upcoming events include:
The Period Talk: Menstrual Equity Info Session & Reusable Menstrual Product Giveaway: 3-4 p.m. March 18, Student Office of Sustainability, 510 William Pitt Union. Join representatives from Planned Parenthood, Pitt EcoReps and Free the Planet as they discuss menstrual equity — the affordability, accessibility and safety of menstrual products — and how it relates to sustainability. Stick around to receive a free reusable menstrual cup or pad (pre-signups only). Sign up to receive a product & learn more.
Recycle Your Bicycle: Noon-4 p.m. March 18 and 10 a.m. to noon March 19, Pitt Bike Cave. Donate bikes, bike parts, bike clothing and all other bike-centric items to benefit the Pitt Bike Cave, Free Ride, and Red Lantern Bike Shop, which refurbishes and redistributes bikes to underserved communities. Donations of bikes, tricycles scooters, and skateboards (ride-able and not ride-able), will be accepted, along with bike clothing, bike parts, bike tools and accessories. If bikes are rust covered or not ride-able, they may be pared down for parts. Helmets will not be accepted unless they are new and unused. Learn more.
Uplifting BIPOC Voices in the Environmental Movement: 1-3 p.m. March 25, Student Office of Sustainability (WPU 510). Join Free the Planet and the Student Office of Sustainability for a discussion on uplifting Black, Indigenous, and people of color. voices in the environmental movement. Learn more.
Thriftsburgh’s Birthday Party and Dollar Sale: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. March 25, O’Hara Student Center. Help Thriftsburgh celebrate its seventh birthday with a dollar sale, cupcakes and special treats.