Yesterday marked the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day, a day when across the globe millions of people gather to bring awareness to different environmental issues. According to the Earth Day Network today alone, “more than 56,000 university students rallied their campuses in honor of Earth Day to take action and call for a sustainable future.
Thousands of faith leaders challenged their communities to become better stewards of the planet. Tens of thousands of schools organized educational activities for kids, and over six hundred elected officials voiced the support for the planet by attending local Earth Day events.”
Still thinking about what you can do for Earth Day? Here are some suggestions:
1. Organize a day of Service – Take an active step in your community. Find a place that needs cleaning up and take it to task! Organize a small group of people in your area who can work together to get the place into shape!
2. Attend an Earth Day Event – Across the country there are plenty of opportunities to become an activist within your community. Here are some ways you can join the movement!
3. Plant a Tree – A simple way to celebrate Earth Day, is to simply plant a tree. Parts of our environment are so damaged, that one tree can make all the difference in our communities.