The Village’s third annual celebration of green living — Earth Fest — scheduled for 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Sat., April 21, in the LEED® Gold-certified Public Works Center, 201 South Blvd. This year's event will focus on the local, sustainable food movement. Chef demos, kid-friendly activities, a community mural, farmers, and eco-focused vendors will help to make this the biggest and best Earth Fest to date. Download Earth Fest flyer here to post and share with others.
Recycle on-site at Earth Fest
New for the 2012 festival, visitors to the Earth Fest event will be able to bring items to recycle. Thanks to several local businesses and organizations, tables will be set-up for recycling intake of items that aren't typically recyclable in everyday bins.Recycling opportunities include:
- Blue jeans - Oak Leyden
- Glasses & hearing aids - Lion's Club
- Prescription medication - Cook County
- CFL lightbulbs, cell phones and rechargeable batteries - Oak Park Public Works
- Corks - Green Home Experts
Sponsors now being sought Sponsors are now being sought for the Village's third annual celebration of green living – Earth Fest – scheduled for Sat., April 21, in the LEED® Gold-certified Public Works Center, 201 South Blvd. Sponsors not only receive special recognition in event promotional materials, they also help move the community forward toward the important goal of living sustainably. Earth Fest celebrates green living, encouraging and educating people on how to live more sustainably to support a healthier planet. Sponsors earn the opportunity to not only educate but also to engage and empower people to make healthier choices for themselves, their families and the planet. Sponsorships range from $125 to $1,000. Click here to download a sponsorship application form. For more information on Earth Fest call 708.660.1443 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.