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
Help celebrate Earth Day with CBS 2 Chicago and Friends of the Parks.
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.
Illinois used Earth Day Weekend to announce nearly $5 million in Green Infrastructure Grants statewide.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nobel Prize winner and noted professor of geophysics Henry Pollack weighs in on ice and the environment.
Earth Day gets more and more important each year. See where this international event got its start and what’s happening this year.
From private jets and tanning beds to the stupid things they often say and do, celebrities impact our environment. Pick who is worse.
Hollywood doesn’t have the best environmental track record. Check out the most environmentally unfriendly movies.
Take a closer look at Dr. Seuss’s ‘The Lorax,’ an environmental fable with real-world implications.
Earth Day comes each spring. These fun activities will help kids understand the importance of preserving the environment.
Here are 5 songs for Earth Day, to keep you rocking and keep you thinking about the environment.
Spring means spring housecleaning. Here are 10 steps to a clean and ecofriendly home. Mother Nature would be proud.
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Check out these tips from EcoMedia on how to save energy on the road, which in turn could help you spend less on gas.
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