Join the American Chemical Society and ACS members across the world for Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW) from April 21-27, 2019. CCEW encourages members and science enthusiasts to build awareness of green chemistry at the local, national, and global levels. ACS local sections, schools, businesses, and individuals are invited to organize or participate in events in their communities with a common goal: communicate the positive role that chemistry plays in the world. This year, ACS in encouraging to explore various topics associated with this year’s Chemists Celebrate Earth Week theme, “Take Note: The Chemistry of Paper.”
Here are a few ways to get involved in Chemists Celebrate Earth Week:
• Voluteer: In the U.S., contact your CCEW coordinator to find out about events in your area.
• Discover: Download and share free educational resources with K-12 teachers
• Illustrate: Encourage US-based schools, teachers, and students to participate in a local Illustrated Poem Contest, where winners advance to the US national contest to win cash prizes.
• Watch: Enjoy unlocked webinars on green and sustainable chemistry and this week’s live ACS Webinar on April 25, “Is Paper and Pulp Recycling the Solution to Our Single Use Package Problem?”
Keep the Chemists Celebrate Earth Week Conversation Going:
Don’t forget to share the celebration with your social networks. Using #CCEW, tell ACS how you are celebrating CCEW. How you share chemistry with your community? What you have learned about the chemistry of paper?
Let ACS know if you are planning on celebrating CCEW by RSVP-ing on Facebook. Invite your friends, family, peers and colleagues to spread the word about Chemists Celebrate Earth Week! And don’t forget: have fun!