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Reconnecting with the Radical Roots of Earth Day

Union of Concerned Scientists

Happy Earth Day! I was only four years old when the first Earth Day took place. Some companies have co-opted the day to sell more “environmentally friendly” products , or worse, to provide polluters with an opportunity to greenwash their miserable track records. Earth Day didn’t come out of nowhere.

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Communities Celebrate Earth Day By Joining Keep PA Beautiful’s Pick Up Pennsylvania; 216 Cleanup Events Scheduled For Earth Day Weekend

PA Environment Daily

In celebration of Earth Day, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful , whose vision is a clean and beautiful Pennsylvania, encourages residents to join the 2023 Pick Up Pennsylvania initiative. To help with the cost of trash disposal, DEP and Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association are sponsoring low or no cost disposal through April 30.

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Greenberg Traurig Celebrates Earth Day

E2 Law Blog

Several offices of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP are celebrating Earth Month and Earth Day through participation in events around the world. Earth Day was created in 1970 by Senator Gaylor Nelson to draw attention to ongoing issues with toxic air and waste. Watch GT’s Earth Day video message.

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Video: On Earth Day Antonio Guterres ramped up the climate urgency message

A Greener Life

By Anders Lorenzen On Earth Day (22nd of April), the UN’s Secretary-General Antonio Guterres continued his rhetoric that tackling the climate crisis is more urgent than ever. Photo credit: UN.

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PA Resources Council Offers Ideas To Go Green On Earth Day And Every Day!

PA Environment Daily

pounds of waste each day – that’s 1,600 pounds a year. Since much of this waste is in some way recyclable, a typical resident of Pennsylvania has the potential to keep more than a half ton of waste from entering landfills each and every year. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the average American produces 4.4

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PA Resources Council: Help Celebrate Earth Day By Putting Your 'Lens On Litter'

PA Environment Daily

Wondering how you can help celebrate Earth Day this year? Extra judging points are also awarded to those who conduct a litter clean-up and submit photographic proof of their efforts—think Earth Day! The deadline for entries is October 31. Thousands of photos have been submitted over the years depicting Litterbugs at work.

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Media Advisory: This Earth Day Weekend, Community Groups Across the Province are Gathering to Demand Protection for Ontario’s Environment

Enviromental Defense

– communities Reducing plastic waste WHO: The Yours to Protect movement is a coalition of environmental and community groups fighting for better environmental policies in the province of Ontario. WHAT: “Yours to Protect Weekend” Days of Action, featuring more than 40 events from Grand Bend in the west to Ottawa in the east.