The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970 with the goal of supporting environmental protection. As Eco-Conscious parents, we try to make green choices every day, but any cause for celebration is more than welcome! Here are a few ideas to help your family honor the Earth.
Let us know in the comments how you are celebrating Earth Day today!
The farther food and other goods have to travel, the more carbon emission are released into the atmosphere. Buying local not only reduces your own carbon footprint, but supports your community at the same time.
Whether you are visiting a farmer’s market or a shop that sells locally-made items, buying local also strengthen ties within the community and builds a happier, safer environment for your family.