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Go Green for Earth Day 2019

Apr 3, 2019
Go Green for Earth Day 2019

With Earth Day approaching on Monday, April 22, there are various events being held and deals being offered around the Lincoln Square area to demonstrate support for the environment.

On Thursday, April 18, head to the second floor of The Shops at Columbus Circle for a special Earth Day celebration from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Guests will learn about sustainability from local businesses, enjoy eco-friendly prizes, and can shop exclusive offers from participating retailers. Click here to see participating retailers and more info

Also on Thursday, April 18, shop Eileen Fisher on the second floor for $25 off of your purchase. Plus, from 11:00am - 3:00pm join other guests and store associates for a mending workshop and learn how extending the life of a garment keeps it out of landfills. Mending supplies will be provided. Click here for an event listing

From Thursday, April 18 through Thursday, May 2, celebrate Earth Day with offers from Monica Rich Kosann on the ground floor of The Shops at Columbus Circle. Shoppers are eligible for a complimentary setting of up to 3 diamonds with the purchase of a "My Earth" Charm Necklace. Plus, receive a complementary Travel Jewelry Pouch with a purchase over $300.

On Earth Day, April 22, join Aveda on the third floor of The Shops at Columbus Circle for a Care For the World: Earth Day Celebration. Between 1:00pm and 7:00pm, experience Stress Relieving Wellness Rituals, learn about Aveda's partnership with Charity: Water, learn how to save water with Shampoo-less styling, and learn Earth/Water Dosha inspired wellness techniques. Click here to RSVP for this free event

At Kiehl's Since 1851, at 154 Columbus Ave between West 66th and 67th Streets, take advantage of the Recyle and Be Rewarded program, where customers can bring empty full-size bottles and containers from used Kiehl's products back to a store to recycle and receive a stamp for each item. After 10 stamps, customers can redeem a product reward in stores. For more information about the policy and program, stop by Kiehl's to speak to a Kiehl's Customer Representative. In celebration of Earth Day and sustainability, Kiehl's is also partnering with Recycle Across America to produce 65,000 standardized labels for recycling bins at 650 K-12 schools in the United States. Through purchases of their Limited Edition Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado, Kiehl's will donate a total of $50,000 to Recycle Across America. 

On Saturday, April 27, celebrate the arrival of spring with The Shops at Columbus Circle and The New York Botanical Garden on the second floor of The Shops. Between 1:00pm - 3:00pm, guests can enjoy hands-on herb potting activities. Space is limited. RSVP for this free event by clicking here

You can also celebrate Earth Day by donating to GrowNYC, the organization that runs the Richard Tucker Park Greenmarket on Thursdays and Saturdays. GrowNYC supports and is dedicated to many causes, including fighting global warming, saving family farms, expanding access to healthier food, greening neighborhoods, and reducing garbage. Click here to make a donation to GrowNYC in honor of Earth Day! And don't forget to stop by the Greenmarket to pick up delicious foods and plants from local shops and growers. 

Also this month, from Monday, April 8 through Tuesday, May 7, there will be an exhibit at The Shops at Columbus Circle inspired by The New York Botanical Garden's Edible Academy, which will feature this season's most sought after herbs: Chives, Rosemary, Thyme, Lavender, Basil, Parsley, and Hops. Stop by the ground floor, snap a photo, and celebrate spring and greenery with The Shops! 

Photo credit: The Shops at Columbus Circle