Over 100,000 people took action for California Clean Air Day yesterday!
A huge THANK YOU to everyone who participated and did their part towards clean air in California yesterday.
On October 3, more than 100,000 Californians took part in the first Clean Air Day resulting in more than 1 million actions. Likewise, more than 160 companies, nonprofit organizations and government agencies officially signed up and 40 Mayors across the State acted on behalf of clean air. Even Caltrans District 7 got behind the effort by encouraging the use of Clean Air Day active transportation options on their freeway signs. Thank you to everyone who made this effort a success.
From Californians who rode transit for the first time ever to individuals who took the opportunity to choose to switch to an electric vehicle to the Californians continued their daily practices to clear the air, we were deeply inspired by all of your stories and committed actions. We’d like to share some of those with you here:
Small changes to how we get around make a big difference so I’m committing to more neighborhood errands on my own two feet for #CleanAirDayCA — a puppy approved pledge!— Mary Nichols (@MaryNicholsCA) October 3, 2018
I challenge @Schwarzenegger & @SenatorPavley to join me & #TagTwo friends @CleanAirDay pic.twitter.com/Olq9IOaZRO
Free plants for our staff 🙃— Oakland Coliseum (@OAColiseum) October 3, 2018
Plants can filter out toxins from car pollutants, toxins emitted from certain types of furniture (believe it or not 😬), formaldehyde, and some indoor plants can even filter certain allergens #CleanAirDayCA pic.twitter.com/9yKJP2JYkd
And thank you to our sponsors!
To our far-sighted sponsors who clearly understand the importance of clean air for all Californians – California Clean Air Day would not have happend without your support.
Blue Shield of California
Bay Area Air Quality Management District
Los Angeles Department of Water & Power
Los Angeles World Airports
The Port of Long Beach
San Diego Gas & Electric
This is one time we DON'T want to be #1. Take the pledge today for the 1st #CleanAirDayCA. What will you do to make a difference?— LA Public Health (@lapublichealth) October 3, 2018
🚶🏾♀️Walk to work, school or lunch
💡Turn off lights
🌲Plant a tree
🚭Quit smoking w/ @LAQuits
📣RT to tell your friends https://t.co/VhEY6ce6Hg
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Happy @cleanairday ! In honor of http://cleanairday.org I biked with 2 kids to schools and work and while that is not for everyone you should walk, bike, skate board, blade, scooter, bus, train, or carpool in California today and as much as you can because this world and California especially can use some more clean air so our kids and future grandkids and generations to come still have air to breathe in the future! #cleanairday #cleanairday2018 #bikecommute #weerideusa #ibertinc #weeride #superdad #savetheearth🌎
Happy #CleanAirDayCA! #TeamSoCalGas is going clean & green by taking alternate transportation to work-close to 200 employees have taken the pledge, join us: https://t.co/2oae2M7ukc. Learn what we’re doing to be a leader in the region’s clean energy future: https://t.co/Ebrwfry0dp pic.twitter.com/eI3dVEf1fm— SoCalGas (@socalgas) October 3, 2018
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Thank you to everyone who made today's@thecityofinglewood event a success! Local middle schoolers showed off their clean air art and Mayor Butts officially recognized October 3 as #CleanAirDayCA. . And thank you to @socalgas, @sce, Social Justice Learning Institute, and @ayso_soccer for your support!
Check out this awesome video of Principal Gonzalez of E Neal Roberts Elementary School leading her students in the #CleanAirDayCA pledge! Thank you to Dan Murphy of @DignityHealth for the video and @kscott_SoCalGas and @SCE_MarkC for all your help today! pic.twitter.com/S1CZZ7CYXS— Clean Air Day (@CleanAirDay) October 3, 2018