EcoFest & LLC Block Party

Come out to Mason’s 2018 EcoFest!

An outdoor festival celebrating Earth Month and eco-living: watch artists chalk draw eco-themed art (and partake yourself in our community tree drawing*). Get info at the student and community projects and programs, check out Mason’s new bike check out program, join a ‘green’ RSO, bring lightly used clothes/ shoes to donate* to worthy causes and divert from end of year waste, or take your chances in our raffles and giveaways, etc.

And it wouldn’t be a festival without FREE food, FREE fresh popcorn, FREE cotton candy made right in front of you, and FREE smoothies! As well as FREE samples (and free reusable cup giveaway*) from Mason Dining’s Sustainable Food Day and microgreen tasting from Mason’s organic Green House & Gardens! Don’t miss this #ZeroWasteEvent (event will be about ~98% compost & ~2% recycling)!

Located in front of/ around Sandbridge Hall* (near Dunkin Donuts & Fenwick)

Brought to you by Sustainable Mason & Mason LLCs. 

*Items with asterisks count toward a Good Deeds Day sticker. We are working in conjunction with Good Deeds Day, so stop by our event for a few of your sticker items!

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