Earth Day Archives

D-backs host APS Green Game on Earth Day Wednesday

2012 Employee Appreciation Dinner

The Arizona Diamondbacks, in partnership with Arizona Public Service (APS), have teamed up for the sixth annual APS Green Game, which will be held on Earth Day this Wednesday.  The goal of the event is to educate fans on how to become more energy efficient. In support of all the green efforts on Wednesday, all… Read More →

Cox Arizona hosts tech recycling event

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On Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, from 10:00am-6:00pm,  Cox Arizona will be partnering with CBS 5 to help reduce hazardous waste caused by improperly dumping electronics and will be a hosting an E-Waste Recycling drive. Cox Arizona invites Phoenix residents to drop off their old and unwanted technology, including everything from batteries and computers, to… Read More →

Girl Scouts partner with Goodwill to collect shoes

In honor of Earth Day, April 22, the Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus-Pine Council is teaming up Goodwill of Central Arizona to hold a large donation drive called Scouting for Shoes.  The drive is going on now through Saturday, April 18.     In an effort to keep shoes from going directly in to Arizona landfills, Girl Scouts are collecting no longer… Read More →

9 Eco-friendly Beauty Products

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by in Beauty | Cool Products

Ever since documentaries like Food Inc. or Forks Over Knives emerged, the shift toward organic and natural foods has swept the nation. But many of us are not aware that the natural movement has extended into the cosmetic and beauty industry. Several companies are now formulating organic ingredients into their products and eliminating the chemical… Read More →

5 Easy Homemade Cleaning Products to Try

by in DIY | Green Living | Home

Observed on April 22 each year, Earth Day demonstrates support for environmental protection, evident in events celebrated in more than 192 countries in the world. Being green and energy sufficient and producing less waste are solutions each person can adopt to protect the environment. In that spirit, homemade cleaning products are perfect, as they are… Read More →

Chipotle Helps Celebrate Earth Day With Free Burritos

Chipotle Free Burrito
by in Dining | Green

This Earth Day, April 22, Chipotle Mexican Grill will reward eco-friendly customers with a free burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos if they purchase a Chipotle-branded repurposed billboard bag from Chipotle’s online store,, between now and April 14. Chipotle will donate all of its proceeds from the sale of the bags to the Chipotle… Read More →

AZ News Roundup – Events

AZ News Roundup, Events

Welcome to the AZ News Roundup for April 18th This week we are focusing on events in Arizona. Some are coming up soon and others have already passed with great success. Tempe Company to Host “Green” Earth Day Event In celebration of Earth Day, Renewal by Andersen of Phoenix will host its third annual in-store… Read More →

Top Google Logos 2003

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by in Lists | Snapshot | Tech

Google Builds World’s Largest Advertising and Search Monetization Program Company introduces automated content-targeted ads; Advertising customer base surpasses 100,000 “Google remains committed to developing services that bring significant value and return on investment to our advertisers, partners, and users worldwide,” said Eric Schmidt, Google’s chairman and CEO. “Through superior relevancy and simple design, Google’s many… Read More →

Valley Forward Hosts 7th Annual Livability Summit


As the world celebrated the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Valley residents also had a reason to celebrate. To commemorate Earth Day, Valley Forward was once again at the forefront of the sustainability movement in the state — hosting their Seventh Annual Livability Summit at the Wyndham Phoenix. The title of the program, “What Does… Read More →

Forty Ways to Go Green In The Workplace

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by in Featured | Green | Workforce

Everyone involved in office space — owners and property managers as well as tenant office managers and employees — has a shared responsibility for reducing the environmental impact of our business activities. In commemoration of Earth Day’s 40th anniversary, here are 40 ways to make the office a greener place to work. Owners 1. Include… Read More →

40th Anniversary Of Earth Day – Then & Now

40th Anniversary of Earth Day
by in Blogs | Green | Politics

As April 22nd draws near, sustainability-minded folks around the world are preparing to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the event. It’s hard to imagine that before Senator Gaylord Nelson created the event as a way to “force this issue onto the national agenda” there was no real concentrated efforts to do anything for the environment.… Read More →

Green News Roundup – Eco-Friendly Surfboards, Electric FedEx Delivery Trucks & More

Eco-Friendly Surfboards
by in Blogs | Green | Healthcare

This week’s Green News Roundup has a variety of news articles focusing on sustainability-related issues from eco-friendly surfboards to electric FedEx delivery trucks and more. As always, please feel free to send me any interesting stories that catch your eye to Also visit AZ Green Scene for informative articles on green topics throughout the… Read More →