On Earth Day, April 22, let’s honor our planet.
- Published: Wednesday, April 18th 2018
- in Living Well
Earth day is a celebration of our planet and a commitment to its health. As conscious citizens, we strive to recycle and reduce our carbon footprint.
Quick tips to improve our environment:
- Recycle and help others recycle
- Drive a car that makes sense- Chevrolet Bolt, Tesla, or take a look at other electric car options.
- Go solar or wind for power.
- Use glass instead of plastic
- Avoid littering and dispose of materials accordingly
In honor of Mother Earth, let’s discuss a few key points.
The first, why do we celebrate Earth day?
Real Simple did some of this research for us from the origins and the date selection. For these insights, simply click on this link.
How can the new plastics economy be a catalyst for change?
Below is a video regarding the new plastics economy to design plastic packaging that never becomes waste. It’s a great start to stop marine pollution in the form of urban, argricultural and/or industrial waste in our oceans. It’s tricky to manage but with education we can define ways to keep harmful deposits from our water. Ultimately this water is recycled into our foods. Injection of contaminants in our water does have an immediate side effect, which is our health. So let’s try our best to educate everyone on how to preserve and save our planet.
How will bins provide a way to collect existing plastic in our oceans? Boyan Slat, Founder and CEO of The Ocean Cleanup explores improvements.
And finally, we want to provide a message of hope as kids are taking action now to improve our environment. Let’s use this example and care for our earth, our home.
Make the environment a priority. We only have one planet to live in and finally, Mother Earth, we honor you.