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Earth Day Cleanup — River Drive

(4.22) The Blackstone Park Conservancy invites volunteers to meet at the Narragansett Boat Club, between 8am and 10am, for their Earth Day Cleanup. The BPC has other events coming up involving topics such as turtles, mushrooms, and coming up on May 13, “Pollinator Pathways and Guerilla Gardening.” The Blackstone Parks Conservancy is dedicated to the […]

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Downtown Neighborhood Assn — River Cleanup

(4.21) The Providence Downtown Neighborhood Association invites the public to join them in an Earth Day clean-up along the Providence River this Friday morning. You don’t have to do the whole four hours; do what you can. Our first volunteer project of 2023 will be an Earth Day Clean-Up on Friday, April 21st, from 8am

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Earth Day Cleanups

(4.23) Cleanups and e-waste collection are scheduled for Saturday. Join in. WaterFire Providence is celebrating its 6th annual Earth Day cleanup in conjunction with Providence Parks. Clean-ups include Waterplace Basin, Donigian Park and O’Brien Park. Unclear where exactly people are meeting or when. Go to the PDF for more info, or contact Dispose of

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Obligatory Earth Day Post

I give up. It’s impossible for me to continue my years-long rant against bottled water and plastic shopping bags since the explosion of K-Cups. These evil pods are not only plastic but they can’t be recycled (NPR 1.28.15). That their popularity follows the publication of Alan Weisman’s “Polymers are Forever” is particularly galling. We now

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Save The Earth (It’s Where I Keep All My Stuff)*

Earth Day is coming up and events are scheduled around the state. A comprehensive calendar (including Arbor Day) can be found at What Grows On RI. Earth Day itself is Thursday, April 22nd and one of the annual Woonasquatucket River cleanups was originally scheduled for that day. But according to the Narragansett Bay Commission site

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Two Free Bike Movies At Knight Memorial Library — Wednesday

Providence Community Library will be presenting two free bike-themed films this Wednesday for Earth Week at Knight Memorial Library. Join us in watching “Return of the Scorcher” and “Critical Mass“, both by director Ted White. Providence Bike Coalition will be on hand with information about biking in Providence and to answer any related questions that

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