The Dallas Independent School District joined the city of Dallas in kicking off the latest A Bag’s Life plastic bag and film challenge Dec. 10. With dozens of schools signed up to compete, and a dozen or so more expected to join in, the challenge may just prove what everybody already knows — everything is BIG in Texas.
Kroger, in partnership with several local organizations, is celebrating Earth Day by encouraging customers to value "A Bag's Life" - a recycling movement that locates drop-off sites for plastic bags and wraps, including the 215 Kroger stores across its Atlanta Division that will accept customers' plastic bags between April 16 - 22.
The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources and N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort will host the second annual Crystal Coast Earth Day Festival April 23 at Fort Macon State Park in Carteret County.
The event will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the new Coastal Education and Visitor Center, 2300 East Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach. Admission and activities are free.
Governor Crist announces the theme for this year’s Earth Day celebration as “Easy As One – Ordinary Actions, Extraordinary Results,” an environmental awareness campaign to motivate Floridians to exercise daily environmental responsibility.
The state of Florida, in partnership with four other groups, has launched a plastic bag recycling awareness campaign that includes a website where state residents can locate the nearest 1,600 retail drop-off sites in the state.
Governor Charlie Crist today joined Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Michael W. Sole and nearly 500 students at the Capitol to celebrate the 40th annual Earth Day.
The Governor announced the theme for this year’s celebration as “Easy As One – Ordinary Actions, Extraordinary Results,” an environmental awareness campaign to motivate Floridians to exercise daily environmental responsibility.
Do you remember the first Earth Day? If you're a baby boomer you may recall the spirit of discovery and awareness that swept the country 40 years ago. Then it was mainly an environmental "teach-in," but today it is a celebration where Pensacolians will act in solidarity with people everywhere. From planting trees to bicycling to work, we will honor the wonders of our world.
Tallahassee community members took part in the global celebration of Earth Day’s 40th anniversary at the Capitol in true “green” fashion on Thursday, April 22. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection hosted the day of events that included a variety of recycling initiatives.
One in particular, a statewide plastic bag recycling awareness campaign called A Bag’s Life, is a collaborative effort between the Florida Retail Federation, American Chemistry Council and Florida Recycling Partnership.