Welcome to Carbon Day Events

It’s Official!!!! Carbon Day is an Official Holiday since the House of Representatives and the Senate passed a resolution naming Sept 15 as Carbon Day in the State of Illinois.

Click on some of the links below to see some of the more innovative events to help sponsor, participate in, and to Play a Part in reducing our carbon footprint.

Greenie Awards | Off The Grid Music Tour | Carbon Day Holiday In a Box – Click here to host your own C.D. event

Carbon Day, LLC is a not-for-profit organization that is focused on reducing our individual and collective carbon footprints through varies climate action plans. Carbon Day Events is a division of Carbon Day, LLC that focuses on engaging individuals and businesses to recruit them for the job of making the world a greener place by starting a neighborhood, city, state, or national annual event to increase awareness on lowering carbon emissions. Carbon Day’s First Annual Holiday will be held on September 15th, 2009 to celebrate our commitment to lower mankind’s collective carbon footprint.

Events will be planned throughout the country to educate and encourage people in large cities and small communities alike to Play a PartTM in this effort. Carbon Day is looking for event organizers who share the value system that will lead to a more sustainable world through carbon footprint reduction and energy efficiency initiatives to join and host their own Carbon Day event in their community on September 15th.

If you are interested in Playing a PartTM and hosting an event for the Carbon Day Holiday and need guidance, please view our “Carbon Day Holiday in a Box” which is a step by step guide for a successful Carbon Day event. Carbon Day also requests that you register your event on our website. This allows Carbon Day to be able to track all of the events taking place nationally or even globally.  Please click on the following link to do so http://carbonday.com/events/

If you would like to play a larger part participating with Carbon Day, LLC you can become a partner. The most important benefit of partnering with Carbon Day is building your ability to offset your carbon footprint. For further information and benefits of partnering with Carbon Day, please click on the following link. http://carbonday.com/partners/

Please submit your event below for the world to view and participate in your Carbon Day event.  We truly look forward to saving our world one person at a time.

Contact Information
Contact Name: Cory Miller
Contact Email: cory@activetrans.org
Contact Phone: 773.391.9915
Contact Organization: Active Transportation Alliance
Event Information
Event Name: Bike the Drive
Event Address: Columbus and Jackson
Event City: Chicago
Event State: IL
Event Zip: 60701
Event Start: 2010-05-30
Event End: 2010-05-30
Event Description
Kick off your Chicago summer with a car-free bike ride down world-famous Lake Shore Drive May 30, 2010 for the ninth annual MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive. Registration is now open at www.bikethedrive.org MB Financial Bank Bike the Drive opens the entire length of Lake Shore Drive – 15 miles – to bicyclists at 5:30 a.m. May 30. Bicyclists must enter the Drive before 9 a.m., and participants will be guided off the route at 9:45 a.m. The fun continues at the post-ride festival from 8 a.m. to noon in Grant Park’s Butler Field, with live entertainment, event sponsor giveaways, and $7 breakfast options from Goose Island Brew Pub ($2 from every breakfast goes to the Active Transportation Alliance). Register and find out more information about the event, including parking and directions at www.bikethedrive.org Bike the Drive is a fundraiser for the Active Transportation Alliance, Chicagoland’s voice for better biking, walking and transit.
Tree Facts

• Two mature trees provide enough oxygen for a family of four.
• One acre of trees removes 2.6 tons of CO2 per year.
• About one third of the United States of America is covered by forests
• The average tree in an urban area has a life expectancy of only 8 years.
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