Top 10 Easy Earth Day Activity Ideas
Earth Day is here! Have you thought about what you might do to celebrate this big blue and green marble we call home? Here are some ideas for my favorite earth-friendly activities that you can do with friends and/or family for a fun and green Earth Day!
#10: Go Meatless!
Combine Meatless Monday with Earth Day for a healthy and environmental one-two punch!
#9: Join a Park or Beach Cleanup
The Surfrider Foundation organizes regular cleanups of the beach.
#8: Plant a Tree
Visit the Arbor Day site for more info.
#7: Network With Other Green Thinkers
Check out a Green Drinks event in your area.
#6: Get Kids Involved
If you have kids, print out a calendar and draw a green star for each day that you do an activity that helps the earth!
#5: Let Your Garden Grow
April is the perfect month to get your green thumb dirty. Spend time planting in your garden; or if you don't have one, start one or consider signing up for a community garden if you don't have space of your own. While you're at it, start a compost pile, too!
#4: Turn Trash Into Treasure
Refurbish an old sofa, chair, or even a garment. Get crafty, and creative and you just might produce a work of art.
#3: Park Your Car
Spend the day walking or biking to the places you need to go. If you're heading somewhere that's a bit far, try public transportation.
#2: Green Spring Clean
Swap your energy-sucking lightbulbs for energy-efficient CFL's; clean your house with eco-alternative products, and upcycle and or donate unwanted clothing and household items. Get creative!
#1: Celebrate the Day!
Cook up a local, organic meal and serve up some organic cocktails! Toast mother earth, and yourself too!
I hope some of these ideas spark your imagination! Happy Earth Day!
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