Sunday April 22nd is Earth Day, a global event celebrated annually. Some may not think about it or take into consideration of how important it is.  Many individuals participate in Earth Day, but more help is always needed.

About 48 years ago, on April 22, 1970, millions of people took to the streets to protest the negative impacts of 150 years of industrial development. In the US and Worldwide, smog was becoming deadly and evidence was growing that pollution led to the developmental delays in children. Global ecological awareness was growing and the US Congress and the President responded quickly.

Researchers believe that more than 1 billion people in 192 countries now take part in what is the largest civic focused day of action in the world. People march, sign petitions, meet with their elected officials, plant trees, clean up their towns, and more.

Some good ways to eliminate waste and garbage while on the road, is to hold it and take with you to the next travel stop, or hold on to it until you get to your destination. It isn’t a good idea, and will not help, if you throw anything like or similar to plastic bottle, bottle caps, plastic bags, cigarettes butts, food wrappers, food containers, plastic utensils, straws, soda, paper bags or Styrofoam cups out of your window. Try keeping a plastic bag in your passenger seat to collect refuse, then just tie it up and throw it in the trash when you stop.

Get involved and take action now. Below are links where you can donate and join the movement.
Donate: https://earthdaynetwork.salsalabs.org/maindonationform/index.html
Join the movement : https://earthdaynetwork.salsalabs.org/joinearthdaynetworksemaillist/index.html