Earth Day

Earth Day 2017 – EcoPalooza!

April 23rd, 2017 – Eco Action held Eco Palooza in celebration of Earth Day on the HUB Lawn. The celebration included live music, environmental games, informational booths, raffles and prizes, recycled crafts from Nittany Valley Charter School and Centre Learning Community Charter School, and delicious food. Peter Buckland, the Ferguson Township Supervisor, spoke about his experience going… Read more Earth Day 2017 – EcoPalooza!

Kyoto NOW! – Eco Action 2000-2009

Environmental Indicators Report “A team of 30 students (both graduate and undergraduate) and several faculty mentors and young professionals conducted the research presented here. The members of the research team displayed great tenacity and creativity in collecting the data for the various indicators. They visited the Somerset County landfill that receives Penn State’s trash, journeyed… Read more Kyoto NOW! – Eco Action 2000-2009

Think Globally, Act Locally – Eco Action 1992-1994

EcoPalooza EcoPaolooza was a fall music festival held by EcoAction in the early 90’s.         Earth Day in the 90’s Eco Action Earth Day celebrations continued, drawing large crowds despite several years of unfortunate weather. Every year, Eco Action helped the Penn State and State College community celebrate the earth with bands,… Read more Think Globally, Act Locally – Eco Action 1992-1994

One World, One Chance – Eco Action 1991

1991 Plans 1991 Earth Week Eco Action held a week-long celebration in honor of the earth and sustainable living. Speakers from the Penn State Faculty spoke throughout the week on various aspects of environmentalism. The Earth Day celebration took place on the HUB Lawn. Local elementary school student read poems, professors spoke, bands played, and… Read more One World, One Chance – Eco Action 1991

Because Good Planets are Hard to Find – Eco Action 1989-1990

Teach-In 1989 Earth Day CFC Protest  Eco Action marched in New York City to demand the stop of the production of CFCs on Earth Day in 1989. “Citizens in the United States and around the world demand that corporations drastically reduce the production of greenhouse gasses, including a halt in the production of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)–deadly… Read more Because Good Planets are Hard to Find – Eco Action 1989-1990