Earth Day

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Earth Day 2015: How Much Do Trees Cost?

Ready to plant a tree? Here’s a breakdown of some of the most popular types and their costs.

04/21/2015

Tree Planting (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Earth Day 2015: How To Plant A Tree

So it’s Earth Day and everyone is saying you should plant a tree, but exactly what goes into planting one? It takes more preparation and skill than you might think.

04/21/2015

Newly Restored Fern Room, Garfield Park Conservatory, 2015. (Credit: Garfield Park Conservatory)

Garfield Park Conservatory Reopening Greenhouses Damaged In 2011 Hailstorm

One of the Chicago Park District’s most popular attractions has planned a big party on Earth Day, when it will reopen greenhouses that suffered severe damage in a hailstorm four years ago.

04/20/2015

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Best Ways To Celebrate Earth Day In Chicago

This year, do a little more to celebrate Earth Day than turn off the lights when you leave a room. From trail clean-ups to discussions and hikes, the Chicago area has plenty of events where you can learn how to make a difference.

04/20/2015

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Top 5 Apps To Help You Go Green

If you’re ready to take your overall going green experience to the next level, check out some of these apps that can help you reduce your harmful impacts on earth.

04/14/2015

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Top 7 Environmental & Eco-Friendly Films

In recent years, Hollywood has financed and developed more and more films that draw attention to the effects of humans on planet earth.

04/13/2015

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What Happens When We Don’t Go Green

From numbers standpoint, the harm done to the planet is quite surprising.

04/09/2015

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Top 5 Earth Day Resolutions

Who says resolutions are solely for New Year’s Eve? This Earth Day, why not try a few new resolutions that can keep planet earth a little happier and healthier.

04/08/2015

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What Is Earth Day And Why Is It So Important?

For many, Earth Day is simply a day that comes and goes, but the meaning behind the day means much more just planting a few trees.

04/08/2015

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With Earth Day Approaching, Will County Residents Urged To Bring In Waste For ‘Recyclepalooza’

Earth Day is a few weeks away (April 22nd) and so Will County is launching “Recyclepalooza.”

04/04/2015

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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

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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