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2012
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Earth Hour this Saturday, March 31 at 8:30 p.m.

Slide1Mohawk College's Sustainability Office encourages you to celebrate Earth Hour this Saturday, March 31, at 8:30 p.m. by switching off the lights in your home and/or taking part in a local Earth Hour event.


Visit http://www.earthhour.org to learn more about this growing global movement, or watch the Official Earth Hour video: http://bit.ly/llac3d


MOHAWK PHOTO CONTEST


All students, staff, and faculty at Mohawk College are invited to participate in an Earth Hour Photo Contest.


The rules are simple. Send us a picture with a brief description of you participating in an Earth Hour event, and be entered for a chance to win an Eco-friendly gift basket from the Sustainability Office. The basket includes a reusable water bottle, coffee/tea travel mug, and a gardening start-up kit. 


Send your pictures & descriptions to gogreen@mohawkcollege.ca for your chance to win.


HOW CAN YOU PARTICIPATE?



  • Candlelight dinner

  • Go outside for a walk, bike ride, etc.

  • Star-gazing

  • A candlelight gathering

  • Local event: Movie night & Candlelit discussion (St. Paul's United Church, 29 Park St. W, Dundas. Doors open at 6:30pm)

  • Do anything that doesn’t use electricity.


For more information contact: alan.griffiths@mohawkcollege.ca or visit http://www.mohawkcollege.ca/environmental-sustainability.html