Less Than One Week Until Earth Day

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Less Than One Week Until Earth Day

Earth Day is next Wednesday, April 22. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many activities that usually occur to commemorate Earth Day will be postponed or canceled, such as large community clean. However, this does not mean that you cannot celebrate Earth day at home! You and your family can still be sustainable from the comfort of your own home by making your household a more environmentally-friendly space. Below are a few ways to be more sustainable at home and celebrate Earth Day this year.

How to be sustainable at home

  • Replace your light bulbs with energy saving bulbs

Replacing all of your light bulbs in your home with energy saving bulbs helps reduce the amount of energy your household produces. This is a simple way to save money while also being environmentally friendly.

  • Turn off lights and electronics when they are not in use

Ensuring that all sources of energy are turned off if they are not being used is an easy way to make your home more sustainable and also saves you money in the long run.

  • Switch to green cleaning supplies

Using cleaning supplies that is good for the environment not only helps the planet but also helps your family. There are many types of alternatives to different cleaning products that you can purchase or even make to help clean your home in a healthy, safe and sustainable way.

If you are sheltered in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic and looking for things to do around your home that can also benefit the planet, these are just a few suggestions that you can incorporate into your home to be more sustainable. Share your Earth Day activities from home by tagging us on social media and using the hashtag #EarthDayAtHome

A male hand is installing an energy efficient compact fluorescent light bulb (CFL) into a ceiling hung pendant fixture. The background is kitchen cabinets with above cabinet lighting.

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