Saturday - April 20, 2013 • 11:00am - 6:00pm
Announcing the fourth annual GREENFest and 17th annual Festival of Communities together for the first time to honor Earth Day and celebrate the rich cultural diversity of UNLV.
In the heart of UNLV’s campus, GREENFest unites with Festival of Communities to celebrate culture, sustainability and our community. Featuring environmental topics and exhibits, recycling collection, culture, diversity, innovation and resources to create a more enjoyable and sustainable lifestyle. Along with the exciting festivities, GREENFest will showcase UNLV’s very own Solar Decathlon project and the Record Breakers largest cardboard house exhibit.
Residents are encouraged to bring down their recyclables and used items for free recycling collections; Shred-It Las Vegas will collect personal documents for shredding, the Blind Center will accept electronics and Republic Services will accept commingled recyclables from your home or office. New to GREENFest this year is a repurpose collection. Partners from HELP of Southern Nevada will collect gently used clothing for infants to middle school students and Project 150 LV will collect used clothing, shoes, sports equipment, suits and prom dresses for high school students.
At the Festival of Communities students and local communities will be highlighting the rich cultural diversity of the Las Vegas Valley, with more than 130 booths and featuring a variety of kid-friendly activities. Showcasing undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Symposium where individuals can learn about the research and creative activities undergraduate students engage in at UNLV.
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