11 Ways to Save the Planet

Although Earth Day is April 22, our one and only planet should be cherished 365 per year. Teaching your children how to be environmentally conscious from a young age will not only help the planet now but as they grow up and have children of their own. It can also motivate you to maintain Earth-friendly

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Make Your Home Earth-Friendly for Earth Day!

Earth Day is on April 22! Cleaning up the Earth can start right at home. Make your house earth-friendly with some simple fixes that will cut down on your ecological footprint and help clean our motherland. Stop Buying Disposable Products The impact that we have on the environment, or our ecological footprint, can be greatly

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How To Celebrate Earth Day With Your Kids

While our planet deserves appreciation every day, April 22nd is Earth Day – a time to celebrate the Earth and everything it does for us.  According to National Geographic, Earth Day has been around since 1970 when a Wisconsin senator decided to organize a national event to draw attention to environmental problems. Since then, it

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Celebrate Earth Day with the Whole Family!

Nothing says spring quite like the annual celebration of Earth Day! But what exactly does Earth Day celebrate and why? The first official Earth Day celebration took place on April 22, 1970. Gaylord Nelson, an environmental activist and former Wisconsin senator, wanted to draw attention to ecological issues and environmental awareness. In the first year

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Earth Day 2020: 50 Years of Saving Planet Earth

Did you know that Earth Day 2020 marks 50 years of the celebration of the planet’s single largest civic event? In honor of this year’s golden jubilee of Earth Day 2020, we set out to learn more about how Alachua County is doing its part to help save the Earth and provide readers with some

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Make a DIY Compost Bin to Help The Earth!

Composting is one of the easiest things that a family can do to help the environment. When you compost, you help reduce the amount of organic waste in our landfills, which according to Bay Area Composting, emits methane, a potent greenhouse gas into our atmosphere. Your compost is not only helping our environment, but also

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