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A Recycled Earth Day Lin’s Bin

Has Earth Day lost its mojo? No one even seems to pay Earth Day the usual lip service anymore. Is it because the environment is now a partisan political discussion? I just don’t know. But […]


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Happy Earth Day from the ‘XRT Morning Show!

Humans of Earth, NASA wants you to take part in its latest effort to map the Big Blue Marble. The space agency is asking us to step outside, snap a selfie and post it on […]



Earth Day 2012 [Playlist]

Every day is Earth Day (although Aquaman and Prince Namor might disagree), but it’s formally celebrated this weekend. Fall in love with your Mother all over again by cranking these terra firma tunes:



Rock Roll and Recycle with WXRT this Earth Day!

WXRT listeners are invited to take action this Earth Day and help to clean and green the Dunning Read Conversation Site on Chicago’s Northwest side. Concern for the Chicago community has always been a strong […]


Earth Day 2011 With XRT

[photogallerylink id=75446 align=left]Thanks to everyone who has joined the XRT Earth Day team that will spring into action tomorrow (I’ll be the one with the filthy mouth) for some tidying up on the northwest side, not […]


Pearl Jam, Jack Johnson, Los Lobos & Others Come Together To Save the Earth

Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images [pullquote quote=”My hope is that fans see their favorite artists supporting the environment and want to get involved themselves.” credit=”Yvon Chouinard”]A number of musicians have teamed up with outdoor clothing […]


Hear Ben Harper and Relentless 7 LIVE Tonight

LIVE Tonight Only: Hear [lastfm]Ben Harper and Relentless 7[/lastfm] perform at the Earth Day Birthday concert. Click “more” to listen.


The Earth Day Green Artist Countdown: #2 – Dave Matthews

Coming in at Number 2 on’s Green Artist Countdown is the perennially green [lastfm]Dave Matthews Band[/lastfm]. The band has been giving back for over 10 years, donating over $8 Million dollars to charities through […]


The Earth Day Green Artist Countdown: #3 – Melissa Etheridge

Coming in at Number 3 on’s Green Artist Countdown is Earth-minded songstress [lastfm]Melissa Etheridge[/lastfm]. Perhaps best known in the environmental movement for her Oscar-winning original song in Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, Ms. Etheridge […]


The Earth Day Green Artist Countdown: #4 – Lady Antebellum

Coming in at<strong> Number 4</strong> on’s Green Artist Countdown are country phenoms [lastfm]Lady Antebellum[/lastfm].  Fresh off their 5 wins at the Academy of Country Music Awards, including song and single record of the year […]