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RtE July 2016 Newsletter

Rock the Earth revisits the Planet Defender Award, which was awarded to Dianna Cohen, the co-founder of Plastic Pollution Coalition. Dianna has pioneered the way for showing the world how hazardous many plastic materials can be once exposed to the environment. Rock the Earth also takes a look at the fundamental steps for preserving [...]

July 28th, 2016|

RtE May 2016 Newsletter

May madness at Rock the Earth!  As you likely know, RtE embarks on a national tour beginning at Summer Camp Music Festival, held annually on Memorial Day Weekend at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois.  Our touring team travels the country educating and activating fans at concerts and festivals through early fall.  Check out [...]

June 1st, 2016|

Introduction to 2016 Summer Tour

Okay, so our van isn't as cool as this one... It’s that time of year again, when Rock the Earth embarks on a journey of epic proportions to educate and activate a nation’s worth of music fans! RtE will make many of our traditional stops at festivals like Summer Camp and Bonnaroo.  We will also [...]

June 1st, 2016|

Meet Carnel St. Louis – 2016 Tour Coordinator

After complications arose with our previous 2016 tour coordinator, Rock the Earth is thrilled (and we mean thrilled) to announce that Carnel St. Louis has signed on to lead this summer’s national tour. Carnel is an alumnus of Rutgers University (Environmental Policy, Institutions and Behavior) and is interested in the ways that communication can influence [...]

June 1st, 2016|

Rock the Earth Helps Cloud 9 Sail to Smoother Waters

Since 2006, Rock the Earth has been advocating for the cruise ship industry to clean up their act.  As massive polluters of our oceans and the atmosphere, we found out first-hand the impact that cruise ships have through our work on Cloud 9’s Jam Cruise in 2006 and 2007.  As we tried to “green” these [...]

June 1st, 2016|

Update: Indian Point

Rock the Earth Regional Volunteer Coordinator (NYC) Kevin O’Donohue attended the Safe Energy Summit in Stony Point, NY, April 29 - May 1. At the summit were representatives from many different organizations sharing ideas and brainstorming on ways to close Indian Point Energy Center.  Indian Point Energy Center is a nuclear power plant located 25 [...]

June 1st, 2016|

Key of Green

By: Carnel St. Louis As the tour coordinator for Rock the Earth this summer, one of my concerns was figuring out a way of lessening the impact my crew and I would have while traveling on the road. Between driving, camping, attending festivals with thousands of people, and taking care of ourselves, there are quite [...]

June 1st, 2016|

Volunteer Jam

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 [...]

June 1st, 2016|

RtE April 2016 Newsletter

April was a busy month at Rock the Earth!  We held the second annual Dine Out for Earth fundraiser in California, selected the winner of the “Rock the Earth Day Sustainability Challenge” (held in conjunction with Denver Public Schools), and completed a cleanup of the Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey. Additionally, the Mimi Fishman [...]

April 28th, 2016|

Rock the Earth Day Contest Winner – Godsman Elementary

Rock the Earth is excited to announce the winner of the first annual Rock the Earth Challenge: Godsman Elementary School in Denver. “The Reusables,” a team of 20 fourth graders and their teachers, developed a green action plan that addresses the nearly 1,000 milk containers thrown away by their cafeteria every day.  They have designed [...]

April 28th, 2016|

Dine Out for Earth CA #2

Chef Charlie Ayers and seven Bay Area chefs helped Rock the Earth host a hugely successful Dine Out for Earth culinary extravaganza and fundraiser on April 10th.  Held at Calafia Café in Palo Alto, more than 60 people turned out for an amazing evening of innovative food and intimate music with Kimock and Lebo.  Palo [...]

April 28th, 2016|

Palisades Interstate Park Clean Up

Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey is a 13.5-mile park that contains cliffs, talus slope, and riverfront along the Hudson River just north of the George Washington Bridge. It is an early example of interstate cooperation for land conservation in the United States. It was once the site of several stone quarries that threatened to [...]

April 28th, 2016|

2016 Planet Defenders

Rock the Earth is pleased to present the recipients of the 11th annual Planet Defender Awards. The Planet Defender Awards pay tribute to the exceptional individuals and groups that work to protect the earth, and in doing so, inspire others to do the same. The awards recognize the work of people in three categories: artist, [...]

April 28th, 2016|

Volunteer Jam

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 [...]

April 28th, 2016|

RtE Newsletter January 2015

Issue Includes, "Thank You for Your Support in 2014," "Attention all Foodies: Dine Out for Earth Colorado & California," "Victory for Hermosa Creek," "2015 Amazing Rock the Earth Race Registration Open," "Who's Your Planet Defender? Send Us Your Nominations," "New Cell Phone or Tablet? Recycle your old devices with Rock the Earth," "Calling All Businesses - Help us Rock Earth Day," "January [...]

January 1st, 2015|

RtE Newsletter December 2014

Issue includes, "Give A Gift That Rocks the Earth," "Wargames: Pinon Canyon Battle Rises Again," "Attention all Foodies: Dine Out for Earth 2 (Denver)," "Who's Your Planet Defender," "December Auctions," "Grant Thanks," "Member Benefits: Eco-Express," "Key of Green: Green Resolutions," "Save the Date: 3rd Annual Amazing Rock the Earth Race," "Volunteer Jam," "Thanks, Potbelly Sandwich Works,"

December 1st, 2014|

RtE Newsletter November 2014

Issue includes, "Historic Settlement for Colorado's Roan Plateau,"  "Summer Tour 2014 Ends Better Than Ever," "Giving Thanks," "Dine Out for Earth Update," "Be a Rock Star on #GivingTuesday, December 2!," "Turn Your Holiday Shopping/Surfing into Dollars for RtE," "Key of Green: Heating Your Home for the Winter," "RtE Elects New Board Members,"  "November Auctions: SCI Ultimate Incident VIP NYE Experience + [...]

November 1st, 2014|

RtE Newsletter October 2014

Issue includes, "Rock the Earth Fights to Protect Wetlands Again,"  "Summer Tour Goes Electronic," "Hot Buttered Rum VIP Experience Party: Denver, CO," "Beer & Pizza w/SCI's Kyle Hollingsworth: Port Chester, NY," "Key of Green: Green Your Winter!," "Save the Date: Dine Out for Earth 2 (Denver, CO)," "Help Wanted: Colorado Outreach, e-Newsletter,"  "October Auctions," "Rock the Earth Member Benefits: Wear Your Music," "Volunteer [...]

October 1st, 2014|

RtE Newsletter September 2014

Issue includes, "Rock the Earth Demands Disclosure of Fracking Fluids," "Summer Tour – Rockin' Around with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers," "August Auctions,"  "Key of Green - Prepping for the Winter Queen," "Rock the Earth Member Benefits: Your True Nature," "Volunteer Jam,"  "Volunteer Highlight - Devin Williams," "What Rocks Your Earth: Jans Ingber (The Motet)"

September 1st, 2014|
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