The Southeastern annual Earth Day Celebration educated students on how to live green. Local companies set up booths to educate students about Earth Day and environmentally safe products.
Shaklee Corporations had a booth displaying Shaklee cleaning products and information on other Shaklee products. “Shaklee vitamins are the only vitamins I have ever taken and feel like I have more energy, I look at it as an investment in my health,” said Erin Bennett, Shaklee distributor.
The Baton Rouge Department of Environmental Quality’s booth shared information on how to keep water supplies safe. “Keeping chemicals away from the water supply. That’s our goal,” said Jessie Means, BRDEQ employee.
Hammond’s Downtown Development District teamed up with KSLU for the Earth Day competition. Participants in the competition were asked three questions about recycling. For each incorrect answer participants were given the correct answer and each had a chance to bob for an apple. The winning apple was marked with a number, and the winner, Harris Avery, received an Apple iPod Touch. He was thrilled and said, “Stoked I knew it was the one!”