GSU: Toward Creating a More Sustainable Future

University Park, IL–(ENEWSPF)- Learn more about establishing and maintaining a sustainable future from Jack Byrne, Director of Sustainability Integration Office, Middlebury College, on Tuesday, April 17, from 1 to 2 p.m., in Engbretson Hall, at Governors State University.

Byrne will discuss his work with a wide range of sustainability projects including green building designs, greenhouse gas reduction strategies, local foods, renewable energy, and transportation initiatives. He is the co-founder of the non-profit Foundation for Our Future at the Center for a Sustainable Future. He oversaw Education for a Sustainable Future, a six-year $18 million U.S. Department of Education project.

This event is part of GSU’s celebration of Earth Day. In addition to this presentation, GSU will also host a day of activities on April 18, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities include a theatrical production for children, an art exhibit, earth friendly product demonstrations, and animal exhibits.

GSU Earth Day events are free and open to the public. Events are sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the GSU Sustainability Committee, and the General Education Task Force.

Governors State University is located at 1 University Parkway, University Park, Illinois.

For more information, call (708) 534-4524.