Q: When is Earth Week 2012?
A: April 16-22
Q: What is Earth Week?
A: Earth Week is when communities come together to do activities focused on environmental issues. Communities can include physical villages, towns, and cities; online communities; or even businesses and television networks. The first Earth Week most likely was celebrated in Philadelphia in 1970.
Q: What Can I do to Celebrate Earth Week?
A: What CAN’T you do? Turn the lights off and eat by candlelight for an evening. Bike instead of drive for a day. Fix your leaky faucets. Start a compost bin…. There are no limits to the things you can do to help the environment during Earth Week. Who knows? Maybe some of them will become habits.
Q: Is Earth Week Some Kind of Scam?
A: NO! Not at all. Of course, as with anything Green related, be wary of businesses committing acts of greenwashing.
Q: Where can I find out more Information about Earth Week?
A: Locally, I would recommend checking out your city’s website. For example my hometown (Naperville, Illinois) has a lists Earth Week activities on its City Notes Page.