EcoService Day

Every year students, faculty, and staff come together to spend a morning working outside on on environmental service projects at Bates and in the surrounding community. Come join us!

EcoService DayEcoService Day2Bates Eco Service Day 2011. The day aimed to educate other Bates students about energy efficiency! Create and post energy outreach signs, switch out incandescent bulbs for CFLs, and walk the campus turning out lights!EcoService Day3

When is it?

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Join us for a kick-off event and check-in over donuts and coffee at 9:30am in the Chase Hall quad. ALL projects will leave from here at 10:00am.

What are this year’s projects?

See this year’s projects for information. You don’t need any special skills or tools. All that’s required is a bright attitude and a willingness to get your hands dirty!

How do I sign up?

There are two easy ways to sign up:

  1. Look over the brochure and choose the project(s) that most appeal to you. Then email us at with your 1st and 2nd project preferences.
  2. EcoReps will be tabling in Commons and the Den during first week of short term. Stop by to learn about each project and sign up in person.

The first 75 people to sign up get a free teeshirt!

Registration opens: Tuesday, April 8
Registration ends: Thursday, April 24