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    UPDATES: Earth Day Events, Volunteer Opportunities, etc.

    EARTH DAY ATLANTA 2017 Daily Update: Sat, April 22, 2017

    Earth Day 1970 achieved a rare political alignment, enlisting support from Republicans and Democrats, rich and poor, city slickers and farmers, tycoons and labor leaders.

    Photo Credit:  Via Flickr/for the AJC

    16 Things to Do on Earth Day 2017-Access Atlanta and metro counties

    2017 Inaugural Vine City-Friends of English Avenue Earth Day Festival – Sat, 1-5 at Vine City Park will feature Emcee The Green Guy Eric Moncrief, Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders, Captain Planet Eco-Entertainment by Captain Planet & The Planeteers, Food Trucks, etc. 

    Earth Day on English Avenue  Friends of English Avenue in partnership with the Captain Planet Foundation will host its inaugural Earth Day on English Avenue! The two-day event will take place Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22, featuring a Community Clean Up (April 21st & 22nd as presented by Friends of English Avenue) and the Earth Day 5K and Kid’s Fun Run (Saturday morning the 22nd as presented by Captain Planet Foundation). With 600 volunteers registered for the community clean up, this volunteer opportunity may be closed, see Friends of English Avenue

    AJC Three Things To Do On Earth Day

    • Atlanta Botanical Garden’s “Earth Day” celebration
    • March for Science Atlanta
    • Georgia Aquarium’s “Superhero Day

    LIFECYCLE BUILDING CENTER: Annual Earth Day, 10-4, 20% off everything in store!  The heart of the LBC is our Retail Store from which we sell or direct new and used building materials to the public. The 70,000 square foot store is open to the general public five days a week. LBC’s pricing structure is between 50-85% below new material costs.

    • Atlanta Streets Alive, Sun 4-23, Volunteers Needed  An initiative of the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition
    • April 23, from 2:00-6:00pm. Lifecycle Building Center will have a booth on the west end of the 4-mile stretch of street from Grant Park to Westview. The streets will be opened to people on foot, bike, and other human-powered activities, and closed to motorized traffic. To volunteer at LBC’s booth please click HERE.

    CHaRM The Center for Hard to Recycle Materials, is a permanent drop-off facility that aims to improve our environmental health by encouraging reuse and diverting thousands of pounds of household hazardous waste, bulky trash and other hard to recycle items from Metro-Atlanta landfills and water systems.

    KEEP CHECKING BACK FOR MORE ON EARTH DAY ATLANTA 2017!  Remember, everyday is Earth Day!! Listen to Atlanta-based sustainability talk show host and advocate Green Guy Eric Moncrief on iHeart radio app or WGST am 9-10a.m. every Sunday morning.  Show archives here.

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