Habitat for Humanity’s Restore

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If you’re cleaning out or renovating your home this Spring, and you have or need household items in reusable condition, don’t forget about Restore. They sell and accept donations of household items in good condition, including:
-Appliances (except dishwashers and water heaters)
-Cabinets and Countertops
-New flooring materials
-Furniture
-Cars
-Doors and whole windows
-Light Fixtures
-Lumber, Siding, and Trim
-Plumbing Fixtures (except faucets and pipes/fittings)
-Roof shingles in packages
-Televisions (flat screen only)

Find your local store and details on donations at http://www.habitat.org/env/restores.aspx

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Earth Day 2014 Events Around the Moseley Nation

Earth Day is coming up on April 22nd, and there are great events occurring around every Moseley office.

Richmond Earth Day Festival, 17th Street Farmers’ Market, April 26th, 11AM – 5PM

Now in its 21st year, central Virginia’s largest and longest-running Earth Day Celebration returns to the historic 17th Street Farmers’ Market in the heart of downtown Richmond on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Sign up for the EarthCraft 5k Race Without a Trace beforehand, and then enjoy more than a hundred environmentally friendly earth-conscious vendors, interactive children’s area, local food, Richmond craft beer, and live music from the Richmond Youth Jazz Guild, My Darling Fury, and Goldrush. This is one of the biggest and best events on the RVA spring calendar! Come join the Richmond community in Shockoe Bottom as we learn about and celebrate the local resources that make our world a more sustainable place to live. http://enrichmond.org/event/21st-earth-day-richmond-april-26th-2014/

Earth Day 2014 in Washington DC, Various

The DC metro area will have a variety of Earth Day activities that make caring for the planet fun for all ages. Visit this special events page for a listing of events at Union Station, the National Mall, the National Zoo, the National Aquarium, the U.S. Botanical Garden, Georgetown, Alexandria, Montgomery County MD, Wheaton MD, and more! http://dc.about.com/od/specialevents/a/EarthDay.htm

Raleigh Earth Month Celebration, NC Museum of Natural Sciences, April 17th, 5PM – 9PM

The Museum is celebrating Earth Day all month long! Join us for Earth Month every Science Thursday in April from 5-9pm.  Each Thursday will have a different conservation-related topic. Come see exhibitors, listen to talks and participate in activities and learn more about ways YOU can make the Earth a better place! http://naturalsciences.org/programs-events/earth-month-sustainability

Town of Cary, NC Spring Daze and Earth Day Celebration, Bond Park, April 26th, 9AM – 5PM

In the Earth Day area of the festival, you can find out how to play a role in preserving our natural resources and protecting the environment. This is the perfect family event to learn more about what you can do to make every day Earth Day. http://www.townofcary.org/departments/parks__recreation___cultural_resources/events/festivals/springdaze.htm

Durham Earth Day Celebration, Durham Central Park, April 27th, 12PM – 5PM

“Go Green” at Durham’s Earth Day Festival. Participants will enjoy “green” activities and demos; learn about many green practices and products at the Sustainability Expo and Earth Art Market; and enjoy great music, food and much more! http://durhamnc.gov/ich/op/prd/Pages/Earth-Day-Festival.aspx

Ballantyne Earth Day Event, Ballyntyne Corporate Park in Charlotte, April 24th, 8AM – 1:30 PM

Ballantyne Corporate Park’s 5th Annual Earth Day Event will be held on Thursday, April 24. Shred your secure documents for free with Better Business Bureau, CMPD and Shred-it. Also, bring your electronic materials and eCycle Secure will properly dispose of the items for free and prevent hazardous materials from entering our landfills. http://go-ballantyne.com/Home.aspx

Virginia Beach Earth Day Celebration 2013, Mt. Trashmore, May 3rd, 11AM – 4PM

Highlights of this annual event include:Electronics Recycling, Document Shredding, Car Battery Round Up, Child Safety Seat Recycling, Rain Barrel & Compost Bin Sales, Household Hazardous Waste Disposal, and Metals Recycling.  http://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/parks-recreation/special-events/Pages/earth-day.aspx

Luray Earth Day 5K on the Greenway, Luray, VA, April 19th, 9AM

Run a 5K, or the kids 1K Fun Run, on the Luray Greenway.  http://lurayearthday.com/