Earth Day

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E-Waste Recycling Locations

Today is Earth Day, and to help our city become a little greener, Abt Electronics has teamed up with the City of Chicago and Chicago’s Green Office Challenge to help residents and local business recycle their e-waste

04/22/2013

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Celebrate Earth Day, Clean Up The Parks!

Help celebrate Earth Day with CBS 2 Chicago and Friends of the Parks.

04/11/2013

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Best Ways To Celebrate Earth Day 2013 In Chicago

Whether you want to learn about compost or find out how you can save an endangered species, the Chicagoland area has numerous activities planned for Earth Day.

04/08/2013

Earth Day Events

State Announces Nearly $5 Million In Green Infrastructure Grants

Illinois used Earth Day Weekend to announce nearly $5 million in Green Infrastructure Grants statewide.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Earth Day – Which Celebrity Is More Toxic To The Environment?

04/23/2012

Shedd Aquarium

Shedd Aquarium Goes For World Record With Earth Day Picnic

It’s a little cold to have a picnic, but that’s exactly what people are doing outside the Shedd Aquarium on this Earth Day.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2012

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Chicago Area Celebrates Earth Day

The international celebration of Earth Day brought out volunteers Saturday to dozens of sites throughout the Chicago area, doing everything from clean-up work to cultivation of wild habitat.

04/21/2012

Volunteers with the Shedd Aquarium clean up trash and debris from the nearby 12th Street Beach on April 18, 2012, after the aquarium adopted the beach for Earth Day. The aquarium will sweep the beach once a month through October to clean up trash and debris left in the sand. (Credit: CBS)

Shedd Aquarium To Help Clean Up 12th Street Beach

The Shedd Aquarium has adopted a beach near the aquarium for Earth Day, and will help remove trash and debris from the sand for the next several months.

04/18/2012

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Earth Day With The Kids

The last two weekends in April promise to be green in the Chicagoland in so many ways with trees budding and unfurling their leaves and both Earth Day and Arbor Day celebrations in full swing around the city and suburbs. Mark your calendars for Earth Day Sunday, April 22, and Arbor Day Friday, April 27, and take a peak below to plan out how to celebrate our great Earth with the kiddos while teaching them ways to be good stewards of our precious resources.

04/18/2012

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Why Ice Matters – Interview With Noted Geophysicist Henry Pollack

Nobel Prize winner and noted professor of geophysics Henry Pollack weighs in on ice and the environment.

04/09/2012

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The History Of Earth Day

Earth Day gets more and more important each year. See where this international event got its start and what’s happening this year.

04/09/2012

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Pick-A-Side – Which Celebrity Does More Harm To The Environment?

From private jets and tanning beds to the stupid things they often say and do, celebrities impact our environment. Pick who is worse.

04/09/2012

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Top 5 Most Environmentally Unfriendly Movies

Hollywood doesn’t have the best environmental track record. Check out the most environmentally unfriendly movies.

04/09/2012

Dr. Seuss

The Environmental Message Behind ‘The Lorax’

Take a closer look at Dr. Seuss’s ‘The Lorax,’ an environmental fable with real-world implications.

04/09/2012

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7 Kid-Friendly Environmental Activities For Earth Day And Every Day

Earth Day comes each spring. These fun activities will help kids understand the importance of preserving the environment.

04/09/2012

Earth Day music

5 Songs For Earth Day

Here are 5 songs for Earth Day, to keep you rocking and keep you thinking about the environment.

04/09/2012

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Go Green As You Spring Clean – 10 Steps To A Clean, Ecofriendly Home

Spring means spring housecleaning. Here are 10 steps to a clean and ecofriendly home. Mother Nature would be proud.

04/09/2012

Earth Day Events

Earth Day Events In Your Area

See what events are happening for Earth Day in your area…

04/09/2012

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5 Tips To Save Gas

Check out these tips from EcoMedia on how to save energy on the road, which in turn could help you spend less on gas.

03/23/2012

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Lower Your Home Water Bill

Check out these tips from EcoMedia on how to save water at home, which in turn could help you save money.

03/16/2012

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