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Georgia companies take on Green Day Challenge
Georgia companies take on Green Day Challenge

(WXIA) -- Companies across Georgia are gearing up for the EarthShare of Georgia's Corporate Green Day Challenge, to be held Saturday, April 6 in various parks in the metro area.

Employees from local businesses form teams and complete projects in a good number of parks to help the environment. In 2012, over 1,000 volunteers took the challenge and went to work at 12 different locations. 

For 2013, EarthShare of Georgia expects over 12,000 to take part in the challenge. 

The projects will take place from 9:00 Saturday morning until noon. 

Teams signed up for 2013 come from companies including:

Bank of America 
Cox Enterprises
Delta Air Lines
Kaiser Permanente
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
King & Spalding
Mohawk Group
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Wells Fargo

The 2013 Corporate Green Day Challenge is set for the following locations:

Atlanta Audubon Society at Constitution Lakes
Callaway Gardens
Captain Planet Foundation with NEXT Steps Youth Program
Chastain Park Conservancy
Clyde Shepherd Nature Preserve
Georgia Conservancy at Sweetwater State Park
Georgia Wildlife Federation- Mill Creek Nature Preserve
Keep North Fulton Beautiful
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Kittredge Park
Park Pride
Trees Atlanta with Atlanta Beltline Partnership
The Wylde Center