Whereas, we recognize that a healthy and sustainable environment is a benefit to all citizens of Darien; and

Whereas, we encourage the citizens of Darien to take action and create positive environmental change in their homes and businesses; and

Whereas, the All Things Green Festival celebrates the process of Rethnking, Reducing, Reusing and Recycling in our daily lives and seeks to educate participants on the resources available to help them make lower impact choices; and

Whereas, the Darien Library, from its LEED gold building, continues to lead by example introducing the Book Bike and launching the website GreenDarien.org

Now, therefore I, Jayme J. Stevenson, First Selectman of the Town of Darien, by virtue of the authority vested in me, do hereby declare

April 19, 2015 to be


as a special day where I invite all citizens to participate in programs and activities that will teach children and adults to protect our environment and contribute to a healthy, sustainable future.