Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Worldwide, various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day events in more than 193 countries are now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network.
Earth Day 2018: End Plastic Pollution
Plastic pollution is poisoning our oceans and land, injuring marine life, and affecting our health! Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970.
On This Earth Day take pledge
I believe personal health is intrinsic to planetary health and I will honor it by (check one or more):
USING LESS AND REDUCING MY WASTE: Use fewer personal and household products.
CONSUME CONSCIOUSLY: Learn to be an eco-friendly shopper and choose products that are biodegradable and non-toxic, and have more than one use.
AVOID SULFATES AND PLASTIC MICROBEADS in your personal care products.
EAT SUSTAINABLY: Buy food that is local, seasonal and organic. Or grow your own!
BUILD SOIL: Start composting. (Make your own or find a service).
GET ACTIVE: Support legislation that protects the planet’s soil and water.