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: Boulevard Lakefront Tour
Contact Email: blt10info@activetrans.org
Contact Phone: 312.427.3325x251
Contact Organization: Active Transportation Alliance
Event Information
Event Name: Boulevard Lakefront Tour
Event Address: West Loop
Event City: Chicago
Event State: IL
Event Zip: 60701
Event Start: 2010-09-29
Event End: 2010-09-29
Event Description
Enjoy Chicago’s beautiful historic neighborhoods with the Boulevard Lakefront Tour! The Boulevard Lakefront tour takes place on August 29, 2010 throughout Chicago. Register now at www.boulevardtour.org. This year’s start and finish will be in Chicago’s West Loop. Start times begin between 7:30 am and 9:30 am depending on which route you choose. We’re offering a casual, family-friendly 10-15 mile ride and our famous 35-mile Boulevard Tour with some fresh modifications. We’ve also worked with our long-time partner, the Chicago Cycling Club, to create an extended 60-mile route highlighting many of Chicago’s captivating neighborhoods. Registration includes an event T-shirt, volunteer support, rest stops along the routes, a ride guide with points of interest and a post-ride festival with live entertainment. Registration costs $25 for Active Trans members, $30 for non-members, and $12 for youth 17 and under. Boulevard Lakefront Tour is a fundraiser for the nonprofit Active Transportation Alliance, Chicagoland’s voice for better biking, walking and transit. Sign up for BLT now with a Bike the Drive Gold Package and save! · Your choice of route in the BLT Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010 · Car-free Bike the Drive Sunday, May 30, 2010 · A one-year Active Trans membership with all the benefits
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• Two mature trees provide enough oxygen for a family of four.
• One acre of trees removes 2.6 tons of CO2 per year.
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