Celebrating Earth Day this year is a bit different as many of us are under protective Stay-at-Home orders. However, we’ve found so many wonderful activities for you to try at home, including a virtual Earth Day celebration with messages and performances from celebrities and artists like Zac Efron, John Kerry and more. Here are some great ways to join in the festivities from home!
Tune into Earth Day Live
Here are some great resources to getting started or continuing your composting efforts! You can literally compost in a tupperware and store it in your freezer, under the sink, on a balcony, wherever!
Try more plant-based recipes
Reduce your carbon footprint by going more plant-based. Not only are these efforts great for the environment, they’re also great for your health and wellbeing!
Support organizations fighting against climate change
We encourage you to join and support one of the many great organizations around the world fighting against climate change. We’ve listed a few of our favorites below!
- Join Surfrider by signing their Climate Change Action Alert and join their Earth Day photo campaign – https://secured.surfrider.org/action/engagement?actionId=AR0028739&id=701i00000018YoU
- Nature Conservancy – https://www.nature.org/en-us/
- Nature Resources Defense Council – https://www.nrdc.org/
- Sierra Club – https://www.sierraclub.org/take-action
- Environmental Defense Fund – https://www.edf.org/climate
- Trust for Public Land – https://www.tpl.org/
- Earth Day: they have many different actions you can take every week – https://www.earthday.org/todays-action/
Create an Earth Day sign and help spread the word
One of the easiest ways you can get ready while practicing hands-on advocacy is to put a sign in your window. Here are some great ideas for how to make and display your sign.
Become a citizen scientist
Download the Earth Day 2020 app and help measure air quality and plastic pollution in your area!
Download Printables for home
Get the whole family involved in saving the earth by downloading and printing a tracking table to measure your plastic footprint.