More About National Earth Day
Since its inception, the organizers promote events educating the public about a variety of subjects including:
renewable fuels and power
As citizens of the world, we can take actions protecting the Earth, its creatures and their habitats. Greener living can include more fuel-efficient vehicles or windows. It can also include landscaping for your climate reducing the amount of water required.
HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalEarthDay
Celebrate by engaging in Earth Day activities in your area. Ways to participate include:
Support and use recycling programs in your community.
Volunteer to clean up local parks and streets on clean up days.
Support and frequent green businesses.
Use re-usable products versus disposable.
Repurpose items that have outworn their use.
Shop secondhand and thrift stores for gently used items.
Use energy-efficient appliances or line dry your clothes.
Walk or ride your bike to work if possible.
Carpool or make one trip instead of multiple trips for shopping.
Encourage your favorite products to reduce packaging.
The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something
today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard. ~ Gaylord Nelson – Founder of Earth Day
Numerous green campaigns launch events around the globe each year. Join one near you or organize one that fits your community needs. Be sure to register the event, too! For example, check out One Square Inch of Silence. Founded on Earth Day in 2005, it encourages you to participate in expanding naturally silent spaces around the globe.