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Today Is Earth Day – Let’s Help the Environment!

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Earth Day, April 22, is a day to celebrate the environment. It was organized to promote the ideas of ecology, encourage respect for life on earth, and highlight growing concern over pollution of the soil, air, and water. Earth Day is now observed in 192 countries.

If everyone does a little bit every day, it will make a BIG difference!

Here are some ways to help:

  • Walk or bikeearthday1.png
  • Group errands together
  • Use public transportation
  • Use a reusable water bottle
  • Drink tap water
  • Shop with reusable bags
  • Heat and cool your home wisely
  • Use energy-efficient lightbulbs and appliancesgreen-earth2
  • Compost
  • Collect rain water for your plants
  • Print on both sides of paper
  • Wash your laundry with cold water
  • Line dry your clothes
  • Use rechargeable batteries

Education and action are the two most valuable steps we can take to protect our planet. Earth Day is the day to start. To learn more click here: Earth Day Network

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