Launching Green

Earth Day is coming – April 22 – and the new Metro hybrid bus will bring models to the Earth Day “Eco Go-Go Fashion Show” on Fountain Square. At 12 p.m. “environmentally-conscious and bike-beautiful fashions” will demonstrate a new “green” style.—-

A floral carpet designed by Cincinnati graphic designer Joel Knueven will serve as runway and a host of local businesses provide support for the event and a variety of eco-friendly products will be available for purchase.

“Proceeds from the sale of hair care products, clothing, gift items and reusable bottles and bags benefit Imago Earth Center, Cincinnati's premiere urban nature preserve,” according to a press release about the event.

Check out the new Metro hybrid bus parked on Walnut at Fifth with Metro information and “green goodies” available during the event. Starting at 1 p.m. the new hybrid buses will begin offering service. With about 22 million rides per year. Metro is an environmentally friendly service that is taking green to a new level.

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