Earth Day 2021 Takes on a New Meaning

Taylor Patterson, 4/22/21. Earth Day has now been celebrated for 51 years. What started as a Minnesota senator’s desperate plea to spotlight climate change has evolved into a worldwide day of recognition and action to protect our struggling planet. Now, over 1 billion people across more than 174 countries participate in Earth Day activities, making … Read more

Trash Talk: Are You Up for the Challenge this Earth Day?

Written by Alex Schultz, ERS Did you know that the United States produced 278 million tons of municipal waste in 2017 – equivalent to 4.51 pounds per person, per day? Earth Day is Wednesday, April 22, which makes now a great time to reflect on ways we can make more sustainable choices in our everyday … Read more