Thursday, April 16, 2009

Earth Day Every Day

April 22 is Earth Day, celebrated worldwide. Learn how state, local and federal governments as well as private groups and organizations observe Earth Day every day in programs, projects, information sites, volunteer opportunities, etc.!

City of Lawrence Fact Sheets
(Recycling, hazardous waste, lawn care, composting, safer alternatives, clean water, reducing junk mail)

Conservation/Efficiency/Cost Reduction
(Energy conservation news from the Kansas Corporation Commission)

Cost-Effective Solar Power in the Heartland

Energy Star
(A joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices)

Greensburg... Better, Stronger, Greener!
(Greensburg rises out of the ruins of a devastating tornado)
----A wind farm that may power the entire town
(Topeka Capital Journal)
----Putting the Green in Greensburg
(Video on the efforts under way in making Greensburg a green city)

"Growing" a Wind Farm in Spearville, Kansas
(Spearville, called the "City of Windmills," lives up to its name with a new kind of wind harnessing tool)

Heartland Renewable Energy Society
(The MO/KS chapter of the American Solar Energy Society)

Kansas Energy Directory
(Designed to help Kansans easily find energy professionals that serve within the state)

Kansas Energy Office

Kansas Solar Electric Co-operatives

Kansas Threatened and Endangered Species Act

Kansas Wind Energy
(Provided by the Kansas Energy Information Network)

Lawrence Energy Conservation Fair
(Communities across the nation have displays, fairs, classes, etc. demonstrating new and innovative concepts in conserving energy. Here's a look at Lawrence's fair held in October)

Recycling E-Waste
(Kansas Bureau of Waste Management)

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