You know those righteous 20-somethings you see on the news inveighing about how they’ve got the Earth on their shoulders and have to pick up the pieces of their wanton, consumerist elders? They do have a burden unlike any previous generation. God help ’em. But here’s a little secret, they’re no greener than those elders, in fact, the Boomers out-green their kids in significant ways, according to a new survey by DDB.
Get ready to refresh your knowledge of everything green at the Austin Earth Day Festival, set for April 20. Exhibits will cover everything from reducing your carbon footprint to building things with mud. There are speakers and bands you won’t want to miss.
Chicago-area residents will get to survey the latest green goods, listen to eco-thought leaders and snack on Fair Trade goodies at the Chicago Green Festival planned for Navy Pier on May 22-23.
The two-day event will feature more than 350 local and national green businesses, and 150 speakers at panel discussions and how-to workshops. It will include a Fair Trade, Green Home and Organic Food and Gardening pavilions as well as eco-kids activities and green refreshments such as organic beer, wine and food.