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Earth911 Quiz: Earth Day's Past. With Earth Day 2019 a few days away, this Earth911 quiz challenges your knowledge about Earth Day's origin and past. https://t.co/qMUWfQiJ7S https://t.co/DgW16JRUrB

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First Annual Earth911 Sustainability Awards. We honor the best of: Community Recycling Programs; Green Non-profits; Circular Economy Innovation; Best Energy-Efficient Product. Please support these organizations and companies to improve the environment. https://t.co/AOT9zROHtw https://t.co/5hAQb1EON2

“The world's big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark."- John Muir https://t.co/EVTazwSMGi https://t.co/8XCUpxZYh1

Although window replacement is a popular home improvement, it is often not worth the upfront investment. Consider these six things before replacing your windows. https://t.co/VBES6e4LUp https://t.co/1FivB0yOtm

Earth Day is a wonderful opportunity to teach children to be resourceful by upcycling waste for art projects, gifts, and toys is a great way to start. #EarthDay #Upcycling https://t.co/TJynYktHq2