Originally proposed as “a day to honor the earth and the concept of peace,” Earth Day serves as a reminder to take the time to appreciate what we have and to identify what we can do to be kind stewards of our home. Our planet, where we live, eat, love, and play, provides us with everything we need to exist. The effects of climate change need our efforts more than ever to preserve what we have and restore what we can. We can do simple things in our day-to-day lives (such as lowering the heat), but more importantly, we must determine how we can have a real effect.
The big picture of climate change is a daunting task, but together we can make small changes that positively impact this mission. Here are 3 easy ways to help the environment this Earth Day.