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Re: Environmental Awareness Days
In response to your recent message, this isn't quite what you asked for but
you may find it interesting anyway. National "Clean Out Your Files Day" is
April 22. As you know, Earth Day is the same. Both fall within "Professional
Secretary's Week." For our Department of Energy client we suggested using all
three. We suggested an awareness campaign to encourage secretaries and office
workers to clean their files to boost a DOE Headquarters office paper
recycling program. DOE Earth Day activities were capped by an awards program
we designed featuring the Secretary of Energy presenting pollution prevention
and recycling awards, the trophies made from recycled nuclear weapons testing
I suspect almost any month will have a holiday or "official" month, week, or
day that can be used to help promote environmental issues.
Oh, and happy Canada Day (July 1!).
Best of luck!
22 Executive Park Court
Germantown MD 20874
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Subject: Environmental Awareness Days
Author: "Wendy Fitzner" <FITZNERW@state.mi.us> at Internet
Date: 6/29/99 8:35 AM
We are preparing an environmental calendar that sites significant dates during
the year, including P2 Week, Earth Day, National Recycle Week, National Park
Service anniversary, etc. In some months, we are really lacking in
environmental holidays. In particular, if you are aware of an environmental,
natural resources-related observance day or week during January, June, July or
August please let us know.
Pollution Prevention Section
Environmental Assistance Division
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 30457
Lansing, MI 48909-7957