What are you doing for Earth Day?

Earthday 2007 Oakland ZooEarth Day is being celebrated this weekend around the Bay, and here are a few great ways to get involved.

Oakland Earth Day
Saturday, April 18th—check for locations and times.
Oakland Earth Day is the city’s largest community volunteer event. In 2014 2,400 volunteers pitched in more than 7,600 hours at ninety sites across Oakland. Volunteers removed more than 1,000 trash bags and more than 2,800 bags of weeds and green waste.  In total over 575 cubic yards of trash and green waste was collected, enough to fill about 3,400 garbage cans!

This event takes place at dozens of sites around the East Bay. Follow this link to get the details.

Oakland Zoo Party for the Planet
Saturday, April 18, 2015, 10 AM to 3 PM
Oakland Zoo is hosting one of the largest Earth Day celebrations in the East Bay. More than fifty local environmental organizations are taking part in the child-friendly festivities. The public is invited to join the party, while touring dozens of interactive Earth Stations throughout Oakland Zoo.

Berkeley Vegan Earth Day
Sunday, April 19th, 9:30 AM to 3 PM
David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way
Dozens of vendors will share their eco-friendly beauty products, conscious fashion lines, sustainable foods, and epic activism. Sit in on any number of educational and earth-friendly talks, food demos and panel discussions, from doctors, authors, filmmakers, nutritionists, chefs, attorneys, and more!

Earth Day SF
Saturday, April 18, 10 AM to 7 PM
At 22nd Street between Mission and Valencia
This 45th Anniversary event will feature inspirational speakers from the green movement, hands on D.I.Y. and art projects for all ages, spectacular eco fashion shows, a clean energy and electric  vehicle showcase, a holistic wellness area, three stages of amazing music and performance, an eco-kid zone, scores of proactive green non–profits, earth-friendly product exhibitors and lots more…

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