Charlotte Clean and Green prepares the Queen City for Earth Day | CLT Blog

Charlotte Clean and Green prepares the Queen City for Earth Day

Posted on 18 Apr 2009 by Justin Ritchie

Charlotte Clean and Green on the campus of CPCC hosted a great turnout today as Charlotteans prepared for Earth Day this Wednesday. Local farms provided food and education to the community while local businesses offered products to support your responsible lifestyle.

This was just the first of a few Earth Day related events this week in the CLT area,

Monday 420:
Multiple environmental organizations host a peaceful and non-violent awareness session against the expansion of the Cliffside coal plant in Western NC. The groups will meet up at Duke Energy HQ on S. Church St. in Uptown Charlotte at 10am and will disperse around 3pm.

Earth Day, Wednesday 422: UNC Charlotte will host its annual Earth Day celebration with booths from tons of community organizations and businesses devoted to mitigating your environmental impact.

Gateway Village on Trade St. will host “displays and information to support Earth Day”.

Contact CLT Blog so that we can add your event to this list.

Tons more photos from today below.

photos: Justin Ritchie; view these photos on Flickr


  1. JamesWillamor 18 Apr 2009 at 10:34 PM

    I love the streetcar tracks in the photo at the top of the entry. I’m glad they had the vision to go ahead an put them in the road now when they resurfaced it instead of having to tear it up again in a few years when the streetcar line gets built.