Earth Calendar

Earth Calendar
10:00 am
Mon April 23, 2012

Earth Calendar for April 23rd and 24th

Cincinnati Reds players Jay Bruce, Ryan Hannigan, Drew Stubbs and Mike Leake are teaming up with Global Environmental Services and many of Cincinnati's leading corporations for the third annual "Players for the Planet" e-waste recycling event. The "Players for the Planet" recycling efforts provide a simple and convenient way for Reds fans and citizens of Greater Cincinnati to recycle old electronics such as televisions, computers, radios and VCRs. Take your items to one of the three event locations for e-waste recycling:

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10:00 am
Fri April 20, 2012

Earth Calendar for April 20th and 21st

Kenton County Parks and Recreation are grateful for their many Program, Lunch and Prize Partners. With support generated from these partnerships, their efforts and the benefits they can provide to the community are greatly magnified. IN their efforts to continue to provide entertainment, educational programs, activites and events throughout Kenton County, KCP&R has numerous partnership opportunities available. If you would like to help out, you can provide your support and begin to immediately reap the benefits of associating your name with Kenton County Parks and Recreation.

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10:00 am
Wed April 18, 2012

Earth Calendar for April 18th and 19th

Have you ever heard of six-word essays or flash fiction? It's a unique genre of writing that focuses on sharing a meaningful story or idea in just six words. The idea of very short stories began before the digital age, but has begun to thrive recently as people share their stories and essays via social networks. The EPA felt that the six-word essay would be a great way to celebrate the environment. The Unites States EPA has launched the Six Words for the Planet project in partnership with SMITH Magazine.

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10:00 am
Mon April 16, 2012

Earth Calendar for April 16th and 17th

Your "green umbrella" - those things you do to help protect our environment - is vital to sustaining our community. Green Umbrella is an online community to help you learn about ways to expand your umbrella and track your green activities. You will be able to see your impact on your community and learn how to compare it to your family and friends. You will also discover how much money you are saving along the way.

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10:00 am
Fri April 13, 2012

Earth Calendar for April 13th and 14th

The Alliance for Leadership and Interconnection forged Cincinnati Public School's Green Schools movement and all CPS schools in phases 3 and 4 will be built LEED certified. Dater Montessori School received an Excellent rating on the Ohio Report Card and has gained another milestone: recognition as Ohio's first public school renovation to achieve LEED Gold certification. The public is invited to Dater for a brief program, "Green School Building Community Education", on Thursday, April 26th, 4:30 pm.

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10:00 am
Wed April 11, 2012

Earth Calendar for April 11th and 12th

Dedicated to protecting wildlife and wild places, Sharon Negri founded the Mountain Lion Foundation in 1986 and served as it's director until 1990. Today she directs WildFurtures, a non-profit  organization that works to bridge the gap between science and conservation and promotes an understanding of large carnivores through education and community involvement.

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10:00 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Earth Calendar for April 9th and 10th

Angel's Rest Animal Sanctuary's goal is to end animal suffering and needless euthanasia of shelter animals by providing a "retirement home" for animals that are deemed unadoptable by other agencies or have no place to go. These animals are in imminent danger of being euthanized because they are critically ill, old, disabled, have suffered trauma or have special needs. In honor of the Great American Cleanup, the sanctuary is in need of volunteers to help spruce up the area, be it kitty litter or tree limbs.

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10:00 am
Fri April 6, 2012

Earth Calendar for April 6th and 7th

Cleaning products like soaps and detergents keep our clothes, dishes and floors looking their best but some of the chemicals found in these products may impact water quality in our streams and rivers. Many soaps and detergents uses phosphates as cleansers. Detergents are soaps made from synthetic materials and have a long history of being loaded with phosphates which help boost their cleaning power. However phosphates my mave harmful effects on rivers, lakes, streams and other sources of fresh water.

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10:00 am
Wed April 4, 2012

Earth Calendar for April 4th and 5th

Earth Day is designated to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment. Earth Day was first observed on March 21st, 1970 and is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network. Earth Day is now celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. Many communities celebrate Earth Week, an entire week of activities focused on environmental issues. In 2009, the United Nations designated April 22nd as International Mother Earth Day. This year more than one billion people around the world will celebrate Earth Day 2012 and help mobilize the earth.

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7:38 pm
Mon April 2, 2012

Earth Calendar for April 2nd and 3rd

Every year, US businesses and citizens lose billions of dollars to corporate fraud and espionage. Most companies spend millions of dollars protecting confidential information. However, when no longer useful, that same information ends up in a dumpster or a recycling bin where it is legally available to anyone. Shredding paper documents is one of the most cost-effective ways to prevent fraud and identity theft.

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