DEA National Drug Take Back Day
Apr
27
10:00 AM10:00

DEA National Drug Take Back Day

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. The DEA’s Take Back Day events provide an opportunity for Americans to prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths. Enter zip code or County/City/State to see Collection Sites near you. Check back often; sites are added daily.

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Humboldt Park Earth Day Clean-up & Celebration
Apr
27
9:00 AM09:00

Humboldt Park Earth Day Clean-up & Celebration

The 30th Annual Chicagoland Earth Day Parks & Preserves Clean-Up will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 9:00 am to 11:00 p.m. From 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. there will be a celebration at Humboldt Park (including lunch, games, and activities for all ages)! All Chicagoland Earth Day volunteers are welcome to attend.

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Green Roots Discussion w/ Rep. Harper, Heather Miller & Kim Wasserman
Apr
15
3:00 PM15:00

Green Roots Discussion w/ Rep. Harper, Heather Miller & Kim Wasserman

MWRD Commissioner Josina Morita will moderate a discussion with Rep. Sonya Harper, American Indian Center Executive Director Heather Miller and LVEJO Executive Director Kim Wasserman about their Green Roots. We will identify key language, processes and principles that are essential to building bridges and advancing a collective environmental justice agenda.

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Brookfield Zoo "Party for the Planet" Activities
Apr
13
to Apr 14

Brookfield Zoo "Party for the Planet" Activities

PARTY FOR THE PLANET ACTIVITIES

Saturday, April 13

· 8:00 am - 3:00 pm - Recycling Collection Event - North Parking Lot
   · Electronic Recycling
   · Textile Recycling
   · Household Hazardous Waste

List of Approved Items to Recycle

Sunday, April 14

· 9:00 am - 2:00 pm - Recycling Collection Event - North Parking Lot
   · Electronic Recycling
   · Textile Recycling
   · Paper Shredding

List of Approved Items to Recycle


· 10:00 am - 2:00 pm - Eco Expo - North Mall
· 10:30 am - Animal Ambassador Zoo Chat - South Carousel Plaza
· 11:00 am - Bear Zoo Chat - Great Bear Wilderness
· 11:00 am - Tree Planting - North Carousel
· 11:00 am - 12:30 pm - Pansy Planting - Hamill Family Play Zoo
· 12:15 pm - Pinniped Animal Zoo Chat - Pinniped Point
· 1:30 pm - Animal Ambassador Zoo Chat - South Carousel Plaza
· 2:30 pm - Rhino Zoo Chat - Pachyderms

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Artivism/Artivismo - Expressions of Our Environmental Justice Narrative
Apr
5
10:00 AM10:00

Artivism/Artivismo - Expressions of Our Environmental Justice Narrative

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The Little Village Environmental Justice Organization invites you to their Artivismo/Artivism event. They will be displaying many of their beautiful banners designed by their youth and organizers in an open gallery from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, followed by a reception from 5:30 to 8:00 pm.

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World Water Day Symposium 2019
Mar
22
8:00 AM08:00

World Water Day Symposium 2019

MWRD Commissioner Josina Morita invites you to join her for the first public presentation and partaking of effluent beer in Chicago at Current’s 2019 World Water Day Symposium. In partnership with Sharon Waller and Sustainable Solutions LLC, they have produced Chicago’s first effluent beer that will be available for tasting at the Symposium!

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