Celebrate Earth Day

Haywood Community College’s Earth Day celebration will include demonstrations of renewable energy and sustainable technologies, a Green Business Expo, green games and green films.

The Earth Day activities will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, on the college campus in Clyde.

Some of the renewable energy/sustainable technology demonstrations include wood gassification by James Nowack; biodiesel production and operation; hybrid vehicle demo and electric bicycle by the Land of Sky Regional Council; compressed natural gas vehicle by Alt Tech Eco; and a Chevy Volt electric vehicle, which is the only one of its kind in Western North Carolina.

Some of the Green Businesses participating in the Expo include HCC’s Small Business and Technology Development Center, Haywood Waterways Association, Haywood County Public Library, Haywood Builders Supply, and Sundance Power Systems.

For more information contact Preston Jacobsen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 828.565.4033.

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