33 Ways To Celebrate Earth Day


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Although we try to celebrate the Earth in little ways throughout the year, we always try to do something special on Earth Day. It’s even easier when Earth Day has a different theme every year that can help guide whatever we activities we plan.

Not only is Earth Day a great day to teach children about the environment, but it’s a wonderful day to celebrate, too! Whether you have a full Earth Day party with snacks and great movies or books or if you’re just looking for a simple way to celebrate – this list of ideas will help you have fun while doing good for our planet.

I hope you find plenty of ways to celebrate Earth Day!

  1. Plant a tree
  2. Learn about (or teach others about) recycling
  3. Switch to a reusable water bottle
  4. Start composting
  5. Hold a garage sale
  6. Learn about (or teach others about) an endangered species
  7. Read up on climate change or water shortages
  8. Host a clothing swap
  9. Buy local product
  10. Challenge yourself with some green goals
  11. Wash your car while it’s raining
  12. Pick up litter at a local park or stream
  13. Build a birdhouse or bird feeder
  14. Make eco-friendly cleaning products like these reusable wipes or this water based cleaner
  15. Ride your bike or walk to your destinations
  16. Take a shorter shower
  17. Update your lightbulbs
  18. Plant wildflowers or succulents
  19. Swap seeds/plants with friends
  20. Enroll in paperless billing
  21. Plant native plants as they’ll use less water
  22. Donate items you no longer use to thrift stores or charities
  23. Learn more about ways you can be more self-sufficient
  24. Go for a hike
  25. Replace air filters
  26. Unplug unnecessary electronics
  27. Drop/raise the thermostat a few degrees
  28. Turn the water off when brushing your teeth or washing your face
  29. Plant a garden
  30. Make your home more energy efficient
  31. Switch to reusable bags at the grocery store or wherever you shop
  32. Adopt a stream, road, park or forest
  33. Offer things (or get things) from Freecycle or the free section on Craigslist

If you’re trying to find Earth Day events near you as a way to celebrate, head over to Google and search “Earth Day Events” or “Earth Day Events Near Me.” You’ll quickly find fun Earth Day events that are scheduled in your community.

How do you plan to spend Earth Day this year?

Want to remember these ways to celebrate Earth Day? Post these fun Earth Day ideas to your favorite Pinterest board!

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