POST UNIVERSITY HOSTS EARTH DAY


Area Companies to Share “Green” Products and Ideas for More Sustainable Living

WHAT: 
In honor of Earth Day, the Post University Sustainability Committee will hold a “Go Green” event to boost awareness of “green” products and share easy ways people can help preserve the environment. 

Apple Computer will share information on its new “green” notebook computer;  Honda of Watertown will bring a hybrid vehicle; and Staples, John’s Refuse and Recycling, and other area companies will be on hand to share information on green products and their efforts to go green. 

In addition, the day will include a hands-on recycled paper-making demonstration, seed planting workshop, tap water challenge, access to educational materials, carriage rides, organic food choices, and raffles where participants can win “green” products.  The university also will hold a bottle and can drive with all proceeds benefitting the Sustainability Committee’s efforts to promote “green” living.

WHEN:
April 22, 2009
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

WHERE:
Post University
800 Country Club Road
Waterbury, CT
Leever Student Center

WHO:
Post University Sustainability Committee with participation by local companies, including:

  • Honda of Watertown
  • Staples
  • NuRides, the nation’s largest online ride-sharing community network
  • Apple Computer
  • John’s Refuse & Recycling
  • Beardsley Zoo
  • Clear Channel

CONTACT:
Ann Baldwin, Baldwin Media Marketing
Office: (860) 408-1580
Cell: (860) 985-5621

Post University:
Founded in 1890, Post University is a career-oriented university committed to providing students with the knowledge, personal skills and experience required to be leaders in their chosen fields.  Located in Waterbury, Conn., Post University provides a wide array of degree programs for on-campus and online students of all ages.  It is known for its quality academic programs, small classes, national award-winning student activities, and competitive NCAA Division II athletics. Its 2,000 full- and part-time students come from the United States and abroad, and are supported by faculty whose mission is to prepare students to compete and succeed in today’s global workplace.  To learn more about Post University, visit www.post.edu or call 800-345-2562.