Grassroots Earth Week 2010 Festivities

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Earth Day is Thursday, but related activities will continue in New York City through May 1.

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Earth Day is Thursday, but related activities will continue in New York City through May 1.

Earth Day Celebration
Bronx Community College
Thursday, April 22
11am – 5 pm
2155 University Avenue
Bronx, New York 10453
Offers fieldtrip opportunities to Bronx elementary, middle and high school students all day
Earth Day Recycling Drive For Clothing and Electronic Equipment
Bronx Borough Hall
2nd floor
9 am – 10 am
Check the website for a list of accepted items.

First Annual Urban Heroes Luncheon
Prominent environmentally active not-for-profits in New York will be honored at the First Annual “Urban Heroes” Luncheon, sponsored by Urban|Re•Gen.
Thursday, April 22
12 – 2 pm
280 Calyer St, second floor
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Recycle your Electronic Waste
The Ecology Center is holding an electronic waste (“e-waste”) recycling event at PS 29 to responsibly recycle unwanted or broken electronics from New York City residents. All you have to do is bring your e-waste to the collection event. A list of acceptable materials can be found here. We do not accept home appliances such as microwaves or refrigerators and cannot accept any electronics from businesses. Registration is not required for this event.
Sunday, April 25
10 am – 4 pm
PS 29 School Yard
425 Henry Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Lower East Side Ecology Center

Earth Day Celebration
IKEA/Erie Basin Park
Sunday, April 25th
The Enviromedia Moble, a traveling nature and maritime museum on wheels kicks off its spring/summer weekend fun in waterfront recreation, environment, culture and maritime with Earth day celebrations at Ikea/Erie Basin Park in Red Hook, Brooklyn. 5000 people are expected to attend and help raise the giant floating earthball, signifying 100%
commitment to mitigation of impacts on Climate Change, Ocean Acidification, and Fostering a New Green Generation in NYC. There will also be:
– public tours of the mobile museum
– recycling (Bring your old junk electronics (carry-by-hand) items only and your old, ready to throw away sneakers, plus various environmental recreation activity stations)
– live music from the Open Piano on The Soap Box, with guest lyrical vocalist/poet DuEwa Frazier.

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