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YAC Earth Day Festival April 2013
Article filed under Waste to Wealth, Young Activist Club | Written by Brenda Platt | No Comments | Updated on Apr 24, 2013

On Earth Day, Young Activist Club Gathers Petitions to Send to Board Superintendent Starr

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://ilsr.org/earth-day-young-activist-club-gathers-petitions-send-board-superintendent-starr/

The Young Activist Club worked a booth at the Takoma Park Earth Day Festival, educating citizens on the health problems with polystyrene #76 plastics and gathering petitions to send to Montgomery County (MD) Schools Superintendent Starr requesting permission to pilot a durable lunch tray washing project.  Petition is available online too. Click here. Continue reading

Article filed under Waste to Wealth, Young Activist Club | Written by Brenda Platt | No Comments | Updated on Apr 24, 2013

Young Activist Club teams up with Washington Nationals to Celebrate Earth Day!

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://ilsr.org/young-activist-club-teams-washington-nationals-celebrate-earth-day/

ILSR’s Brenda Platt co-leads the Young Activist Club of Takoma Park, Maryland.  On Earth Day, April 22, the Washington Nationals baseball team honored the Club by inviting 9 members to be the Starting 9 for the Nats’ game against the Cardinals. After the first pitch by EPA acting administrator Bob Perciasepe, members of the Young… Continue reading