ACC Elgin celebrates Earth Week Posted in: Lifestyle To celebrate Earth Day on April 22, the Austin Community College (ACC) campus in Elgin did their part to help Mother Nature with Earth Week, which featured events and projects to make the campus more environmentally-conscious. ACC has a Green Team, which is made of the faculty, staff and students who volunteer to improve environmental sustainability in each campus. ACC Elgin kicked off their first day of Earth Week by giving a tour of the Sustainable Farm, led by sustainable agriculture manager Marissa Lankes. The Elgin campus is environmentally-conscious when it comes to keeping their farm animals safe from pesticides, Lankes said. Instead ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!