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Nora Lewis

URI to celebrate Earth Day with celebration on the Quad, campus clean-up

The University of Rhode Island will celebrate Earth Day with a series of events from April 21 to 24 that includes a speaker who lives a zero-waste lifestyle, an environmental education festival on the Quad, a field trip to the Johnston landfill, and a campus clean-up.

All events are hosted by the URI student group Student Action for Sustainability and sponsored by the URI Student Senate. The events are free and open to the public.

Laura Singer, a New York City-based environmentalist who documents her zero-waste lifestyle in her blog Trash is for Tossers, will speak at the URI Memorial Union at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21. In her presentation, she will discuss how she…

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