Earth Day 2008 news clips

Happy Earth Day from thegreenpages.ca network. Here are some articles pulled from thegreenjournal.ca web site.


Did you bring your travel mug? Earth Day notables around the globe – from National Post – Top Stories
Did you bring your travel mug? Earth Day notables here and around the globe

Ontario to ban use of pesticides
…to use Earth Day today to introduce legislation banning the cosmetic use of pesticides across the province.
Windsor Star – News


Area’s trash heap rises despite 3Rs program
…Today is Earth Day, but when it comes to the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle), local residents have little reason to celebrate.
Windsor Star – News

SARCAN marks years of going green
…Earth Day was celebrated a day early on Monday at the opening of a new SARCAN recycling depot at 2640 Victoria Ave. East.
Leader-Post – News

Cut back, think green
TheChronicleHerald.ca – Front Page Stories

Consider digging up dirt to celebrate Earth Day
Most people aren’t big on beets. And that’s hardly surprising.
living top stories

True natural beauties
…Earth
Day is a celebration of the world and its natural beauty. And what
better way to appreciate that than by pointing out a few stand-out
companies in the business of creating – locally and naturally – soap,
cosmetics, skin care and hair products.
living top stories

Is Earth Day still relevant 18 years on?
It
was one of the original green movements in Canada, created by
environmental activists who had spent their lives protesting big
companies that harmed the planet.

Pesticide ban set to grow

…will mark Earth Day this morning by announcing a province-wide ban on the sale and use of lawn and garden pesticides.
Science & Tech – Toronto Star

Saving the world will take a while
…Earth
Day sprouted first in the United States, but the environmental anxiety
that brought it to life 38 years ago today was also stirring here.
Vancouver Sun – Editorial

Earth Day
In City — Paper or plastic?
The Gazette – News

Reducing The Gazette’s footprint
…Gazette marked Earth Day by publishing a green report card on our own environmental impact.
The Gazette – News

Pesticide ban set to grow
…will mark Earth Day this morning by announcing a province-wide ban on the sale and use of lawn and garden pesticides.
TheStar.com – News Top Stories


Environment Minister John Baird on Earth Day and striving to be green – Winnipeg Sun
…Baird
on Earth Day and striving to be greenWinnipeg Sun, Canada – 5 hours
agoBy PETER ZIMONJIC, NATIONAL BUREAU Federal Environment Minister John
Baird spoke with Sun Media about his green policies, what he does in
his own life to be …
environment – Google News

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