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10 green ideas for Earth Day

9. Recycle. Recycling is a great way for kids to get involved in taking care of the planet. Talk to your kids about the items that wind up in the recycling bin and how they can be recycled into new products. … Continue Reading

Mother Nature Network · Apr 20, 2013

Potato chip wrappers

TerraCycle takes potato chip wrappers, foil wrappers from candy bars and other junk food, as well as department store plastic bags, and uses these materials to create a variety of items from messenger bags to office supplies.  To find out … Continue Reading

Patch.com · Apr 20, 2013

CLC students set tone for Earth Week on campus in Grayslake

Lisa Matson, 18, of Grayslake picks up trash at the College of Lake County campus in Grayslake during an Earth Day cleanup hosted by the Environmental Club. | Joe Shuman~For Sun-Times Media

Chicago Sun Times · Apr 20, 2013

Alfalfa’s Kicks Off 2nd ‘B’Earthday’ Celebration

Natural and organic foods retailer Alfalfa’s Market will kick off its second B’Earthday celebration with an enhanced recycling program. Starting yesterday, Alfalfa’s will allow customers to deposit used baby food pouches, Tom’s of Maine personal care items, and No. 4 plastic bags at … Continue Reading

Gourmet Retailer · Apr 18, 2013

Alfalfa’s Kicks Off 2nd ‘B’Earthday’ Celebration

Natural and organic foods retailer Alfalfa’s Market will kick off its second B’Earthday celebration with an enhanced recycling program. Starting yesterday, Alfalfa’s will allow customers to deposit used baby food pouches, Tom’s of Maine personal care items, and No. 4 plastic … Continue Reading

Gourmet Retailer · Apr 18, 2013

Athletics: 2012 Akron Marathon Earns Certification from the Council for Responsible Sport

PORTLAND, Ore. – The 2012 Akron Marathon, presented by Time Warner Cable, has earned certification from the Council for Responsible Sport for efforts to reduce the event’s environmental footprint and increase its social impact. The Akron Marathon’s sustainability program is … Continue Reading

Runners Web · Apr 17, 2013

Local annual Earth Day celebration moving to Bluffton

Local environmental awareness nonprofit Experience Green will move its annual Earth Day celebrations from Hilton Head Island to Bluffton this month. Instead of taking place at Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head as it did the last two years, … Continue Reading

Island Packet · Apr 17, 2013

Candy wrapper collection to provide more than 400 meals to hungry Americans

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State has collected more than 10,000 candy wrappers during its 2012–2013 season. Through an innovative recycling program, that translates into more than 400 free meals for hungry Americans. … Continue Reading

Penn State News · Apr 17, 2013

Athletics: 2012 Akron Marathon Earns Certification from the Council for Responsible Sport

PORTLAND, Ore. – The 2012 Akron Marathon, presented by Time Warner Cable, has earned certification from the Council for Responsible Sport for efforts to reduce the event’s environmental footprint and increase its social impact. The Akron Marathon’s sustainability program is … Continue Reading

Runners Web · Apr 17, 2013

HEALTH: No idle mother: Sheetal Patcheak’s crusade to reduce engine idling in Washtenaw County

Today, Sheetal is the Michigan Green Schools Committee Coordinator for EACA. With the steadfast support of Principal Leonard she continues to battle idling. She also established schoolwide in-classroom paper and plastic recycling. Every month she personally sorts hundreds of cheese wrappers and … Continue Reading

AnnArbor.com · Apr 17, 2013