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Milwaukee Celebrates Earth Day with Rock the Green

Mar 31, 2014 06:12PM

Rock the Green, an organization committed to near-zero waste principles, eco-education and green music performances, is partnering with Milwaukee’s Office of Environmental Sustainability for the city’s third annual Earth Day Celebration, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., April 22, at the CityCenter at 735, along Milwaukee’s Riverwalk. Mayor Tom Barrett will join environmental leaders to deliver announcements, including sustainability plans for the city.

Attendees can enjoy a live performance by indie pop duo Vic and Gab on a pedal-powered stage, as well as local food trucks and eco-educational booths sponsored by Earth-conscious organizations such as ReFresh Milwaukee, Me2, Rock the Green, Waste Management, the Department of Public Works and others. To help achieve the goal of near-zero waste, Waste Management will provide waste reclamation stations for recycling, compostables and waste, as well as compostable serving ware.

Location: 735 N. Water St., Milwaukee. For more information, visit

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