Earth Day is April 22

Earth Day is April 22

Carrie McBride
Apr 21, 2008

What is your family doing for Earth Day tomorrow? If you haven't planned anything yet the official Earth Day website has some ideas including:

• sending a letter to Congress urging for funding for environmental education

• signing the Sky Petition against global warming

• calling your Senator in support of tough and fair climate change legislation

• attending an official Earth Day event being held in cities around the world

Read on for a few of our own ideas.

Besides political action, there are plenty of ways your family can observe Earth Day:

&bull pledge to implement one Earth-friendly change in your household this year like changing to CFL lightbulbs, substituting fabric napkins for paper, reducing the number of plastic bags your take from stores, etc.

&bull take a nature walk and learn the names of a few new trees, plants or bugs

&bull take only public transportation or use your own two feet for the day

&bull plant something

&bull turn off the tv and lights for the night and play boardgames by candlelight

What's your idea?

Visit the Earth day website here.

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