Baltimore County News
by Jeanette Garcia Polasky, Communications Specialist, Baltimore County Bureau of Solid Waste Management
2. Be vigilant about conservation on Earth Day and every day – use natural light or turn off the lights as you leave a room, air dry dishes and clothes, install energy-efficient light bulbs, shop with reusable bags, recycle all you can, walk or bike to your destination and don’t waste food or let the faucet run while you brush your teeth. Want more tips? EarthShare has you covered.
3. Read about Baltimore County’s “clean, green” programs and services on the County’s Earth Month web page.
4. Follow Baltimore County’s new Facebook page, Clean Green Baltimore County, for all the latest news and information on county initiatives and resources that support sustainable living.
5. Attend an Earth Day event or cleanup. Here's a few ideas:
- Project Clean Stream Cleanups, through June 9
- Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge Cleanups, through April 30
- Banneker Historical Park & Museum, Frog Songs Night Hike, April 22, Catonsville
- Cromwell Valley Park, Earth Day Planting, April 22, Parkville
- Ladew Topiary Gardens, Wild Walks: For the Love of Insects, April 22, Monkton
- Cromwell Valley Park, Saturday Morning Bird Walk, April 22, Parkville
- Marshy Point Nature Center, Earth Day Celebration, April 22, Middle River
- Oregon Ridge Nature Center, “Love Your Mother Earth” Park Cleanups, April 22 and 23, Cockeysville
- Marshy Point Nature Center, April Gardens, April 23, Middle River
- Baltimore County Public Library White Marsh Branch, Earth Day Extravaganza, April 22, White Marsh
- Baltimore County Public Library Parkville-Carney Branch, Crafternoon Earth Day Planters, April 23, Parkville
- Lake Roland Nature Center, Earth Day Celebration & Cleanup, April 22, Baltimore
- Blue Water Baltimore events, April 22 and 23, Baltimore
- National Aquarium, Earth Day Celebration, April 22, Baltimore
- Maryland Science Center, Bee Hotels Workshop, April 22, Baltimore