In 51 years, Earth Day has become what the organization's website calls the largest secular observance in the world, and a local group wants to expand its reach.
“I like thinking more of Earth Month instead of Earth Day because really every day is Earth Day,” said Carrie Malfeo, a Flossmoor resident, sustainability coordinator for the village of Park Forest and an active member of the Chicago Southland Green Committee. “Earth Day highlights what’s happening locally in your own house and in your community.”
Malfeo said the Chicago Southland Green Committee doesn’t . . .
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