Chestnut Hill College's mission includes a focus on care and concern for the Earth. We are happy to celebrate Earth Day each and every day, but especially this week. During Earth Week, as our students return to campus after Easter break, the College will hold several activities including a movie marathon, an electronics recycling collection and a special Earth Night at the Market. Information on all of the week's events can be found below:
Electronic Recycling: This Friday and Saturday, the SSJ Earth Center will be collecting all electronics to be recycled.
You may drop off anything with a cord or a battery with the exception of TV monitors at
the Earth Center on Friday and Saturday April 26 - 27 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Tues 4.23: Back of the Dining Hall, 3:15 p.m.
Dr. Bob Meyer moderating discussion afterwards
Time to Choose: Climate Change for Good, 97 minutes Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5YjLw7inIw
Wed 4.24: Shorts from 2-4 p.m. in student activities:
--Mammoth: https://www.shortoftheweek.com/2017/04/02/mammoth/ 26 mins
--One Water: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcTWQgZytfE
Water is the World - featuring the UN Deputy Secretary-General and Stockholm Water Prize Laureates, produced by the University of Miami School of Communications for UNDP, SIWI and UN-Water.
Water is the World - featuring the UN Deputy Secretary-General and Stockholm Water Prize Laureates, produced by the University of Miami School of Communications for UNDP, SIWI and UN-Water, 2015, 20 mins
--Any or all of these 5 (the first is 20 mins; the others are shorter):https://ecowarriorprincess.net/2018/07/5-environmental-short-films-that-bring-you-up-to-speed/
3. Man vs. Earth. Originally entitled “Three Seconds” this powerful five-minute short film by Spencer Sharp and Richard Williams – better known by his stage name Prince Ea – was the winner of the 2016 Connect4Climate competition which focussed on emotional mini-documentaries about climate change. Prince Ea is a spoken word artist and rapper from St Louis, Missouri known for other viral ...
--Among Giants: https://www.shortoftheweek.com/2013/05/22/among-giants/ 12 mins
Th 4.25: Back of the Dining Hall, 3:15 p.m.
Plastic Paradise, 57 min (Mary Elizabeth owns this). Trailer: http://plasticparadisemovie.com/
About the film. Thousands of miles away from civilization, Midway Atoll is in one of the most remote places on earth. And yet its become ground zero for The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, syphoning plastics from three distant continents.