Earth Day 2011 is tomorrow! We all are grateful for our planet; consider pledging an act of green at the Billion Acts of Green campaign. As a design firm, one green act to incorporate in your projects is calculating the impact of your print projects. Check out Neenah’s Eco paper calculator here. Or, pre-empt your paper choice with a greener option by doing a super quick search on your favorite brands here.
Looking for some green entertainment? This year is DisneyNature is releasing their third annual Earth Day film: African Cats. Disney will donate a portion of the proceeds to savannah preservation where the movie was filmed.
This year’s Earth Day nearly falls on the one-year anniversary of the BP Gulf Oil disaster, which was yesterday, April 20th. One year later, the communities are still struggling to rebound after the devastating disaster. Here is a great collection of recent photos from the region. BP is suing Transocean, the operator of the rig that exploded. But, on a positive note, all the fishing waters have been reopened, and life is slowly returning to a more normal state.
How do you celebrate Earth Day? Any green news or tips we’re missing? We’d love to hear your thoughts!
Also, you can find out more about what Rule29 is doing to be green here.