The Coolest Earth Day Events

Earth911 will be giving away fantastic prizes to its audience throughout Earth Week, courtesy of FireSky Resort and Spa. Photo: Alex Vietti, Earth911

It’s the most wonderful time of the green year: Earth Week.

April 18-22, Earth911 will host, promote and participate in a series of events to rally our readers to get involved for the 41st anniversary of Earth Day. We’ve partnered with Kimpton’s FireSky Resort & Spa in sunny Scottsdale, Ariz. (our hometown!) and their Earth Care Week to put together events and giveaways to knock your socks off. But no matter if you’re in Arizona or New York, our Earth Week events will give you a chance to make a difference, learn something new and win some fantastic eco-prizes. Free hotel stays, eco-couture and more await.

Want to get involved? Here’s where we’ll be and what you might win. Dont’ forget to follow @Earth911, like Earth911 on Facebook and subscribe to our Weekly E-Newsletter now to be eligible to win.


Twitter Chat

8-9 a.m. PST Live via Twitter
Join at: #travelgreen

@Earth911 and @Kimpton host a Twitter Chat all about green travel – sharing green travel tips, frustrations, how to find eco-friendly hotels and the like. We’ll be bringing in industry experts and voices, plus picking our favorite tips and ideas to give away fantastic prizes, including a free night’s stay at FireSky Resort & Spa in sunny, Scottsdale, Ariz., and some beautiful, recycled paper couture earrings by Alexander Luque/Eco Paper Dolls, courtesy of FireSky!


Free E-Cycling

FireSky: Free Electronics Recycle Round-Up
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
4925 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ

Have goods to recycle? The Recycle Round-Up provides a place to drop off unwanted electronics. The Round-Up will be held at FireSky Resort”s front parking lot.

Weekly E-Newsletter Contest

Subscribe by 8:50 a.m. PST Wednesday to receive the special edition

Check your inboxes! Earth911 is giving away a free, two-night stay to FireSky one, lucky subscriber. Submit your responses to the secret prompt by 5 p.m. PST, April 21. Our editors will pick their favorite reply and you might win a weekend getaway!


Keep Phoenix Beautiful Expo + E-cycling Drive

11-1:30 p.m.
Caesar Chavez Plaza (near City Hall)
201 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ

Come visit one of Phoenix’s premier Earth Day events hosted by Keep Phoenix Beautiful. Walk the booths to meet and greet local, green companies, and be sure to stop by Earth911’s booth to drop off your small electronics (cell phones, mp3 players, etc.) for free recycling!

Live Green & Prosper Trade Show Event

5-7 p.m.
FireSky Resort and Spa
4925 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ

The star of our Earth Week events, visit beautiful FireSky for this free event, featuring local companies, signature green cocktails, cooking demos, recycled art, eco-couture, live music, free cell phone recycling and a raffle to benefit the Nature Conservancy. Get all the details here, and we can’t wait to see you!

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