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  1. Plan for a fee on plastic bags should be sackedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SILive.com

    ... deter their use. It's an effort to encourage shoppers to switch to reusable cloth bags or canvas sacks. Timed for Earth Day Advocates of the surcharge want the Council to approve the measure by Earth Day 2015, which is April 22. "We don't want you ...

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  2. Habitat benefits from donations of old electronicsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | WJKX-FM Hattiesburg

    Hattiesburg Area Habitat for Humanity will hold its first annual Upcycle Fundraising Event April 13 through April 22, 2015 to commemorate Earth Day. Drop off times are 9:00 AM 5:00 PM Mon-Sat.

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  3. State Parks offers two 'free days' in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Kenmore Reporter

    ... Pass for day-use visits to state parks. The two dates are April 4, a springtime free Saturday, and April 22, Earth Day. Free days are in keeping with legislation that created the Discover Pass, a $30 annual or $10 one-day permit required on ...

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  4. Children plant first new trees in forest burned by Rim FireRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | The Union Democrat

    Under bright, warm sunshine Thursday, about 150 students from Tenaya Elementary School in Groveland helped plant the first new trees in part of the Stanislaus National Forest burned in the massive 2013 Rim Fire. The youngsters worked between pockets of burned brush and mature trees with blackened trunks, with their teachers and other grownups as part of early Earth Day activities.

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  5. DIA's Blue Mustang Lights To Turn Off For Earth HourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | CBS Local

    ... community reconfirms its commitment along with us, and turns the lights off for an hour." DIA will also celebrate Earth Day on April 22 with an educational and interactive booth located in the center of the Jeppesen Terminal. Passengers may stop by ...

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  6. Brookgreen Gardens hosts Earth Day forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Georgetown Times

    On Wednesday, April 22, in conjunction with the current exhibit, 'Environmental Impact,' Brookgreen Gardens will host a forum to discuss the work of area organizations, businesses and individuals that clean-up, re-plant, and find new ways to protect and preserve the environment. The speakers include representatives from the North Inlet-Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Santee Cooper, South Carolina Environmental Law Project, Waccamaw Riverkeepers, and Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge.

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  7. Firehouse Gallery celebrating Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | West Hawaii Today

    To celebrate Earth Day, April 22, the Firehouse Gallery in Waimea will present "Our Aina and Recycle Art" show. Hawaiian landscapes, plants and animals are showing Wednesday through April 25. April 26 to May 30 will be seascapes and marine life such as whales and coral reefs.

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  8. Water Symposium to Make a Splash in the HUB on Earth DayRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | GantDaily.com

    Research and art representing a diverse array of colleges and disciplines at Penn State will flood the HUB for the first-ever Water Symposium this Earth Day, April 22. This all-day event will highlight and celebrate the abundance of water scholarship at Penn State through a variety of work done by both faculty and students, bringing together not only scientific research, but water policy, art and performance, as well. The keynote speaker for the symposium will be Hala Nassar, professor of landscape architecture at Clemson University.

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  9. Filipinos urged to observe Earth Hour, Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Sun-Star

    SENATOR Juan Edgardo Angara has filed a resolution reaffirming the Senate's support for the objectives of the Earth Hour and Earth Day and encouraging Filipinos to observe these celebrations to combat the effects of climate change in the country. "This year, Earth Hour has a global focus on climate change.

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  10. Ride Transit Free On Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    Transit is offering free rides on all its connector buses and shuttles in honor of Earth Day on Wednesday, April 22. For more information, go to FrederickCountyMd.Gov/Transit.

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  11. Tenant Leader Rips Councilwoman Over Claim Parents Can 'Afford' Bag FeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The New York Observer

    ... chairs the Committee on Sanitation, but the body has yet to vote on it. Advocates aim to see it passed in time for Earth Day on April 22.

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  12. The Planets Meet the Third RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | PRWeb

    ... Karel Husa 's Apotheosis of This Earth is a moving, 25-minute, three-movement work from 1970-71 and a fitting Earth Day (April 22) tribute. Originally written for concert band and transcribed by the composer for orchestra and chorus, the work takes ...

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  13. Council looks to spring with plans for beautification projects, celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... Coalition, Belfast Transition, and many other local businesses and organizations, will hold its second-annual Earth Day parade and pageant Sunday, April 26. The parade will begin at 11 a.m. Waterfall Arts and proceed down High, Main and Front ...

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  14. City Council ramps up 'green tax' on shopping bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | SILive.com

    The Council is ramping up its effort to charge shoppers 10 cents for plastic carryout bags that they get in certain stores. Lawmakers would like to get the legislation passed in time for Earth Day on April 22. The fee is an attempt to discourage New Yorkers from using the bags, which are not biodegradable and can often be found blowing in the wind or clogging up storm sewers and drains.

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  15. Beez Kneez pastry challenge set for April 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | TwinCities

    Beez Kneez' Kristy Allen operates the pedal-powered honey extracting centrifuge at the Freewheel Bike Shop in Minneapolis Friday morning March 8, 2013. The Beez Kneez, a bicycle-powered honey-production nonprofit with hives across the metro, will hold its second annual Dandelion Honey Pastry Chef Challenge on Earth Day, April 22. Ten pastry chefs from such places as Seward Co-op, Restaurant Alma, Gigi's Cafe, Lucia's and Mademoiselle Miel will create desserts using dandelion honey as the only sweetener.

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  16. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Business Wire

    )--PTG, an Outsourced IT support company and Microsoft Office 365 specialist announces an Earth Day initiative where businesses can recycle outdated computer hardwar... )--OmniTRAX is proud to announce Billie Johnson, General Manager for Newburgh & ...

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  17. Valencia Group Hotels Celebrate Earth DayRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | PRWeb

    ... the globe, companies and individuals are going green in an effort to protect and sustain natural resources. As Earth Day approaches on April 22, Valencia Group reflects on a year where numerous efforts have been undertaken to align its award winning ...

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  18. West metro town briefs: U program, Carver County to team up on sustainabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Star Tribune

    ... pest control focusing on environmentally sound practices. The class costs $41 for members and $55 for nonmembers. "Earth Day 2015: Building Sustainable Lawns for a Better Earth," will be held 1 to 5 p.m. April 22 at the Visitor Center. Experts will ...

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  19. 3 ways to become more environmentally friendly in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Digger Shopper & News

    Whether you're motivated by a workplace initiative, a personal goal or the opportunity to teach your children lifelong positive habits, now is a great time to become more environmentally friendly. Earth Day is April 22, but there's still plenty of time to develop eco-friendly habits before the big day arrives.

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  20. You can now preorder the amazing water bottle that wants to change the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Boy Genius

    ... filters for $70 initially. Ships in August. Naked Filter's Kickstarter campaign starts today and will run through Earth Day, ending at 11:59 p.m. PDT on April 22, 2015. The campaign has a fundraising threshold of $40,000. The revolutionary ...

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