Earth Day 2012 Events

Throughout the U.S., communities and organizations are celebrating Earth Day (officially April 22nd). Here are a few offerings from our participants:

 

Stanley Black & Decker DeWalt Factory Service Centers are offering a power tool battery recycling promotion throughout the month of April.

  St. Louis County is once again sponsoring the 23rd Annual Earth Day Festival in Forest Park, St. Louis on April 22 from 11am – 6pm. The third largest Earth Day festival in the U.S., St. Louis’ event boasts a variety of fun and educational activities.
  Nashville will be celebrating with the 11th Annual Earth Day Festival at Centennial Park on April 21 from 11am – 7pm. The focus will be on “Living Green and Healthy” and offer sustainable ideas for the environment as well as good nutrition.
  City of Burbank is hosting its Family Fair for Earth Day at the Burbank Recycle Center on April 21 from 11am – 4pm. Stop by Call2Recycle’s booth and visit with our account manager, Sean Burchill, to learn about battery recycling.
  San Diego EarthWorks is sponsoring the 23rd Annual EarthFair in Balboa Park on April 22 from 10am – 5pm. EarthFair is the world’s largest free annual environmental fair and is produced by over 400 volunteers with 350 exhibitors.
  Huntington, NY is holding an Earth Day Family Expo in the Town Hall parking lot on April 21 from 9am-1pm. Covanta Energy is sponsoring an E-Cycling Event where you can recycle electronics, as well as rechargeable batteries and cell phones.
Rochester Hills, MI bring in your e-waste to Battery Giant’s store and help support Beaumont Children’s Hospital during their 2012 E-Clutter Recycle-a-Thon April 21 and 22.

For more Earth Day activities and suggestions, visit Earth Day Network

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