Santa Monica College is celebrating Earth Week with a wide range of activities, including a festival with a sustainable transportation theme and community beach cleanup.
SMC is becoming increasingly known for its sustainable practices. Specifically, the college has been cited for its Center for Environmental and Urban Studies; its partnership with the non-profit Sustainable Works; its leadership in recycling; and its “Any Line, Any Time” program that offers free transportation to all students, faculty and staff on Big Blue Bus lines, a college spokesperson said.
SMC was named a winner of Santa Monica’s 2009 Sustainable Quality Awards for its progressive environmental practices and programs that range from education to recycling to transportation.
Among the Earth Week events at SMC are:
The events are free and open to the public.
Information, www.smc.edu/earthweek, or (310) 434-3909.