BUFFALO, N.Y. – Only a handful of seats remain open for
environmental activist Annie Leonard’s speech Tuesday night
at the Center for the Arts (CFA).
The lecture is free and open to the public, but the only way to
ensure a seat is to RSVP online at http://www.buffalo.edu/sustainability.html.
Leonard, whose “The Story of Stuff” video went viral
in 2007, making her a star among environmental activists, will
speak at 7 p.m. at the CFA’s Drama Theater on North Campus.
The title of her lecture is “Moving Towards Zero Waste and
the Story of Solutions.”
Media interested in the attending the speech should contact Cory
Nealon, Office of University Communications, at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Audio recording, video and still photography will be limited
to the first five minutes of her lecture.
Who: Annie Leonard, an environmental activist who
promotes sustainable living and criticizes excessive
When: Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Where: The Drama Theater in UB’s Center for the
Arts (building No. 2 on this map:
Leonard is on campus Monday to Wednesday. In addition to her
speech, she will meet with students in UB’s Sustainability
Academy, which launched last fall and is one of five undergraduate
academies at UB that allow like-minded students to live and learn