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STLCC-Florissant Valley Celebrates Earth Day with 7th Annual Green Fair

March 19, 2013

St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley will host the seventh annual Green Fair 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, in the Quad area on campus, 3400 Pershall Road.

In the event of inclement weather, the Green Fair will take place in the Student Center Multipurpose Room. 

Florissant Valley’s Green Fair commemorates Earth Day. Since its inception, the event has grown each year with more participants. The goal of the Green Fair is to make the community aware of the many “green” options available, including organic and community gardens, cleaning products, electric vehicles and more.

Various companies and organizations in the St. Louis area will conduct demonstrations and provide information about their services.

In October 2008, Florissant Valley President Marcia Pfeiffer signed the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) President’s Climate Commitment. This commitment dictates that colleges and universities must exercise leadership in their communities and throughout society by modeling ways to eliminate global warming emissions, and by initiating the development of a comprehensive plan to achieve climate neutrality. The Green Fair is just one of several ways Florissant Valley seeks to live up to that commitment.

The Green Fair is sponsored by the St. Louis Community College Sustainability Committee. For more information, contact Brian Bozek at 314-513-4856.