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ARISE//Rock the Earth Discount Code

Rock The Earth will have a booth at ARISE Music Festival, and we hope to see you there! Featuring over 200 performances across 7 stages. Held in a picturesque Colorado Rocky Mountain valley oasis just 60 minutes north of Denver, ARISE offers 3 days and nights of camping, music, art, workshops, films, yoga and [...]

July 27th, 2016|

Key of Green

Rock the Earth uses our newsletter to keep you up to date on trends in sustainable living. This month, we have two more groups we’d like to introduce you to. The first is Clear Intentions. Based in Colorado, with plans to expand well beyond, Clear Intentions is a private company working to help consumers recycle [...]

July 27th, 2016|

Rock the Earth Needs You

Rock the Earth Needs You Rock the Earth’s work building the next generation of environmental stewards relies on the contributions of many talented volunteers. Whether educating music-fans about pressing conservation issues, working on one of our legal and technical campaigns, or helping us with a discrete project, we rely on people just like you. Currently [...]

July 27th, 2016|

Rock the Earth at Arise

In its fourth year, the Arise Music Festival is already getting to be known as a national gathering of activist music fans and visionaries. This year’s lineup includes Ziggy Marley, Jurassic 5, Elephant Revival, Hard Working Americans, Rising Appalachia, the Everyone Orchestra and others, Arise is much more than a music experience. Located in Loveland, [...]

July 27th, 2016|

Friends of the Earth’s 2016 Cruise Ship Report Card Released

Since our first work with Jam Cruise in 2006, Rock the Earth has had a unique opportunity to view, first-hand, the deleterious impact that cruise ships have on our oceans, our air quality, coastal communities and aquatic ecosystems. Since that time, we have formally called on the EPA to create more stringent discharge permits for [...]

July 27th, 2016|

BLM Takes Next Step to Protect Colorado’s Roan Plateau

On June 28, the Bureau of Land Management released the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (FSEIS) and Proposed Plan Amendment for the Roan Plateau, which appears to call for closing the sensitive area on top of the plateau from future leasing for oil and gas drilling. This was the result of Rock the Earth’s collaboration [...]

July 27th, 2016|

More on our Grassroots Activist of the Year

In April we awarded one of our Planet Defender awards to Dianna Cohen, artist, advocate and co-founder of Plastic Pollution Solutions. Dianna’s interest in reducing the use of plastics was sparked by her artwork using plastic bags. As she began to teach herself about plastics and how much is truly recycled, she became a passionate [...]

July 27th, 2016|

RtE June 2016 Newsletter

It’s that time again, when Rock the Earth is educating and activating concertgoers around the country. Our summer team has been to Summer Camp and Bonnaroo, and has partnered with Sophistafunk, Nathaniel Rateliff and Ray Lamontagne. Find highlights of our work at Bonnaroo below. Rock the Earth is excited to announce a new partnership with the Wild Horse Project. We give thanks to some amazing [...]

June 28th, 2016|

Key of Green

 Hard-to-recycle items like mattresses, prescription bottles and tires have long been a concern for the environmental and recycling communities. Over the last few years, it’s been refreshing to see the conversation become more mainstream. In Colorado, for example, a nonprofit called “Spring Back Colorado” has taken on recycling old mattresses. Spring Back is able to [...]

June 28th, 2016|

Volunteer Jam

June kicks off our busiest time at Rock the Earth. It’s also when we tap into some awesome volunteers from around the country. This month, we’d like to make a special shout out to the following group of outstanding Rock the Earth volunteers: Jordyn Walker, Abby Simon, Ashley Romero, Carnel St. Louis, Corinne Idler, Hans [...]

June 28th, 2016|

Rock the Earth Spotlight

Over the years Rock the Earth has enjoyed the support of thousands of passionate volunteers. Every so often, a human resource comes along that is soon becomes so invaluable to your organization that it’s difficult to even quantify.  Mark Berger, owner of Madison House Design and Mark Berger Creative, web-designer to hundreds of music artists [...]

June 28th, 2016|

Partnership with the Wild Horse Project

Rock the Earth is pleased to announce a new partnership. The Wild Horse Project, based in Boulder, but national in terms of their focus, is working to ensure that public lands are suitable for and available to the wild Mustang population in the United States. Over the past 100 years, the wild Mustang population in [...]

June 28th, 2016|

Bonnaroo Brilliance

For the 11th year in a row, Rock the Earth played a major role in providing programming at Bonnaroo. This year’s festival hosted performances by LCD Sound System, Dead & Company, Pearl Jam, Ween, Leon Bridges, Brett Dennen and many more. Rock the Earth facilitated music performances, interviews, environmentally focused film screenings, as well as [...]

June 28th, 2016|

Dine Out for Earth – Cali – 2016

  With the gracious and continued support of Chef Charlie Ayers, Rock the Earth will hold a second annual Dine Out for Earth California event at Calafia Cafe in Northern California. Chef Charlie will serve as the culinary curator and has recruited seven of the region’s top chefs to participate on April 10: Chef Tim [...]

April 7th, 2016|

2015 Rock the Earth Annual Report

View a PDF of the 2015 Annual Report HERE.

April 1st, 2016|

RtE March 2016 Newsletter

ROCK THE EARTH’S “MONTH BEFORE EARTH MONTH” ISSUE IS THIS MONTH! We just wanted to see how many times we could say earth and month in one sentence. As we look to April, Rock the Earth is busy preparing for Earth Month. Read on for details on the second Dine Out for Earth CA,  “Rock [...]

March 31st, 2016|

Volunteer Jam and Interview: Corinne Idler

Volunteer Jam provides an outlet to thank non-staff volunteers and supporters who have rocked it big time during the past month, and who have gone above and beyond in generous support of the Rock the Earth cause. We want to sincerely thank each of you for giving so generously of your time, and applaud you [...]

March 29th, 2016|

Key of Green

Rock the Earth is located in the Alliance for Sustainable Colorado, perhaps the greenest building in Denver. It’s almost impossible to NOT work sustainably here because sustainability is the single most important part of the building and its culture. However, this is not the case for many workplaces. In honor of Earth Month (April) we’ve [...]

March 29th, 2016|

Partner Highlights

      Every summer, Rock the Earth sends a team of spirited advocates on the road to partner with dozens of music artists around the country with the goal of educating fans about pressing environmental issues. This year, the Summer Touring team will rest a little easier, thanks to sweet product donations from Colorado-based gear sponsor [...]

March 29th, 2016|

April Mimi Fishman Auction

Beginning Friday, the Mimi Fishman Foundation will celebrate Earth Day by donating 100% of the proceeds from their April auctions to Rock the Earth. Auction items include: - Bonnaroo VIP Package - Lockn’ 4-day passes - VIP tickets/access to any show at Brooklyn Bowl - VIP All-Access passes for FloydFest - VIP Package for two [...]

March 29th, 2016|
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