Welcome to Earth Day Phoenix 2020, Digital Edition

Watch this space for resources, tips, and virtual events to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

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Support locally owned, green businesses!

Find businesses that are working to lower their environmental impact on the Local First Arizona Green Business Program’s online directory. You can also download the free mobile app by searching “Shop Green – Business Search” in the App Store.

Landscape Watering 101 (5-7-2020)

Tempe Water Conservation will have an online workshop on Landscape Watering 101 from 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. on Thursday, May 7. Register to receive the URL to attend the class.

Clear Vision for Earth Day 2020

A Clear Vision for Earth Day 2020.

Eight out of 10 Americans don’t think we are doing enough as a society to combat wastefulness and two thirds believe that in their lifetime climate change will be devastating unless we take action. We need to do more—but what? Because we need change from corporations and government, The Recycling Partnership, along with other organizations, are combining efforts to accelerate and organize rapid action to combat climate change.

CELEBRATE OUR PLANET THIS EARTH MONTH!

April is Earth Month. We care about our planet and want to take action to protect it. Traditionally, Team Sierra has celebrated Earth Day by raising money and getting outdoors. This year, things are very different. Every Wednesday and Saturday in April, we’ll share a new idea or activity that will you can join. And we encourage you to share all the ways that you’re connecting to nature, too.

“Flushable Wipes” Are Not Flushable

Click the image for a helpful reminder about keeping our wastewater systems clean and working well…it’s all about the Three P’s!

Games and activities make learning about air pollution easy and fun.

Print out these engaging hands-on activities from the Maricopa County Air Quality Department to learn more about air quality and simple actions everyone can take to help keep the air clean.

Planning a Green Event?

Green it up by using the Sustainable Cities Network Greening Event Implementation Guide to walk you through the process! It’s got create action ideas and a self scoring framework to earn your event a green level certification if enough points are achieved.

The SCN Greening Events Implementation Guide (aka Greening Events Guide) is a collaborative project of the cities of Phoenix, Mesa, and Glendale via ASU’s Sustainable Cities Network’s (SCN) Steering Committee. The Guide was created to help event planners host sustainable events in a cost-effective manner. For a downloadable copy of the guide and documents, visit this  website or contact Anne Reichman at anne.reichman@asu.edu.

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Don’t demolish — DECONSTRUCT!

Reducing and reusing materials are the most effective and impactful things you can do to reduce carbon emissions, conserve natural resources, and protect the environment. Enjoy this resource of local reuse organizations.

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Book cover Wishtree by Katherine ApplegateStorytime with Liberty Wildlife

Listen to our team read a fabulous story told from the perspective of an oak tree. The Wishtree by Katherine Applegate. Click here for our playlist.

Green Living Magazine

Looking to reduce single use plastic bags in your life? PRO TIP – weigh glass jars and take them with you to the grocery store with you! Not only will your bulk ingredients be much easier to access in the cupboard, the jars provide the perfect place for you to label each item and you will help save the planet.