Creative Ways to Commemorate Earth Day

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Every year, on April 22nd, we celebrate Earth Day and try and do our part for environmental conservation. Changing your habits doesn’t have to be a chore. There are many small things you can do to limit your impact on the Earth. Check out these simple ways to go green for Earth Day, and beyond.

  1. Reuse It, Don’t Lose It. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the United States uses over 380 billion plastic bags and wraps. This takes over 12 million barrels of oil to produce. Neither number is good for the environment. Make reusable bags a habit by keeping several in your trunk or bike basket.

Veggie tote bag - Earth Day

Veggie Heart Reusable Grocery Bag

Mother Earth tote bag - Earth Day

Love Your Mother Earth Bag Tote

  1. Turn off the lights in your home when you leave. And buy LED light bulbs. LEDs use up to 85% less energy than other bulbs to light your home, saving you money.

Earth day table lamp - Earth Day

Earth Day Table Lamp

  1. Take a walk—and don’t forget your reusable water bottle! Bottled water takes a lot of fossil fuel to produce and transport, and most bottles end up in landfills.

Earth Day water bottle - Earth Day

Earth Day Sigg Water Bottle

  1. Fix leaky and running toilets faucets. Only 1% of the Earth’s fresh water is accessible, according to National Geographic. Let’s make sure we utilize that 1% the best we can.

Save water poster - Earth Day

Save Water Print

  1. Plant a tree. It’s simple, fun, and you can get your kids involved. Plus, look at these cute gardening aprons you will just HAVE to buy.

Flower power apron - Earth Day

Flower Power Apron

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Earth Day Everyday Fun Apron

  1. Carpool or Bike. Find coworkers who live near you, or start a carpool club with fellow soccer moms.

Bike local button - Earth Day

Bike Local Button

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I Believe In Carpooling Button

  1. Go paperless.Most of your bill-paying services probably offer an option to pay online. Make the switch today and reduce the amount of paper in your life.

Earth day everyday iPhone 6 case - Earth Day

Earth Day Every Day iPhone 6 Cover

  1. Show the world you love it. Don’t be afraid to shout your love affair with Earth from the rooftops. Awareness is what Earth Day is all about.

Earth day everyday shirt - Earth Day

Earth Day Every Day Shirt

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