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America Recycles Day
Start Date: 11/15/21, 12:00 AM End Date: 11/15/21, 11:59 PM
Started in 1997. America Recycles Day (ARD) is the only nationally recognized day in the USA dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and to buy recycled products.
Earth Hour
Start Date: 3/26/22, 8:30 PM End Date: 3/26/22, 9:30 PM
Earth Hour will be at 8:30 p.m., Saturday, March 26, 2022. Earth Hour started in 2007 in Sydney, Australia when 2.2 million individuals and more than 2,000 businesses turned their lights off for one hour to take a stand against climate change. More than 7,000 cities and towns in 152 countries and territories switched off their lights for Earth Hour last year.
Earth Day
Start Date: 4/22/22, 12:00 AM End Date: 4/22/22, 11:59 PM
Earth Day aims to inspire awareness of and appreciation for earth's environment. The Solid Waste Agency cares for the Earth every single day through programs and initiatives that keep waste out of our landfill.
Plant Conservation Day
Start Date: 5/18/22, 12:00 AM End Date: 5/18/22, 11:59 PM
Plant Conservation Day is a global celebration, dedicated to preserving, protecting, and conserving plants for people and the planet. Celebrate your own plants by picking up a load of free compost from the Solid Waste Agency.
Trashmore Trials
Start Date: 5/21/22, 11:30 AM End Date: 5/21/22, 1:00 PM
2-person teams mountain bike event. The 2-person teams will accumulate as many laps as possible in 90 minutes. One rider riding at a time, second rider resting in staging area. Sign up on race day, free to all riders. 10:00am-11:00am Check in, 11:30am - Race.
World Environment Day
Start Date: 6/5/22, 12:00 AM End Date: 6/5/22, 11:59 PM
World Environment Day is held each year on June 5. It is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations (UN) stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and enhances political attention and action. Consult your community calendars for events and activities in your area.
Global Wind Day
Start Date: 6/15/22, 12:00 AM End Date: 6/15/22, 11:59 PM
Global Wind Day is a worldwide event that occurs annually on June 15. It is a day for promoting wind, its power and the possibilities it holds to change our world.
Community Shred Event in Marion
Start Date: 1/2/24, 9:00 AM End Date: 1/31/24, 8:00 PM
The Marion Public Library is partnering with Advantage Archives to offer a community shred event during January. A community shred event is a safe and accessible way to dispose of old, unwanted documents.