Annual Green Day

This Thursday Rackspace is hosting its 4th annual Green Day to educate Rackers and the surrounding community about the latest in going green. This year’s Green Day will fall on Earth Day – April 22. Along with celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, Rackspace will also be celebrating achieving the Castle’s LEED Gold Certification! The continuous recycling of the abandoned Windsor Park Mall into new and modern headquarters earned Rackspace the prestigious sustainable award.

“Green Day” is part of the ongoing Greenspace Initiative, Rackspace’s commitment to being good corporate and community partners through green programs and education. . For the second year in a row, Rackspace is opening up the event to the entire community. With the support of our community organizations, Rackers and community members will have the opportunity to enjoy the following:

  • A mulching demonstration
  • Free food with Live Music
  • Recycle electronic materials
  • Local farmers market
  • Learn how to build a green home
  • Sign up for green dry cleaning
  • Sign up for Windtricity at your home
  • Learn more about VIA
  • Lexus hybrids out for test drive

Over 40 Green vendors will be onsite including:

  • North Park Lexus
  • Red McCombs Toyota
  • San Antonio River Foundation
  • CPS Energy
  • Imagine Homes
  • Mitchell Lake
  • Green Spaces Alliance
  • Imagine Lavender Farms
  • SA Coffee Roasters
  • Solar San Antonio
  • Saweet Mobile Cupcakes
  • Food Demonstrations by True Flavors

Check out a video of last year’s Green Day:

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Angela runs integrated marketing campaigns for Rackspace. She started at Rackspace in 2003 and has done everything from Linux support, account management, sales, product marketing and now lives in marketing. She left Rackspace in 2005 to work for PEER 1 Hosting but returned in 2009 because she was interested in the cloud computing movement (and has always been a Racker at heart). Angela is a strong believer in the power of storytelling.

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