The District Department of the Environment Celebrates Earth Day in a Big Way
Our nation's capital is going green and the District Department of the Environment (DDOE) is leading the way. In celebration of Earth Day, DDOE is hosting Green DC Day on Monday, April 21, 2008 on Freedom Plaza in Northwest Washington, DC. Green DC Day is designed to promote green living and a healthy environment. Green DC Day kicks off a full week of Earth Day events taking place across the city. Please join us between 10 am and 4 pm to celebrate the District's going green efforts.
Nearly 100 District agencies, organizations and businesses will participate to educate residents about the importance of preserving our environment and using energy wisely. Exhibitors include Home Depot, DC Greenworks, DC Department of Public Works, the Environmental Protection Agency, US Green Building Council, Rainforest Bus, Segway and Zipcar to name a few.
Exciting green events will take place throughout the day such as a "Green Fashion Show" and a 10:30 am "Going Green Press Conference" which city officials have been invited to give remarks on the environmental progress in the District.