If you feel the same, here are 51 actions and tips to make a difference, every day of the year.
Passionate about certain environmental issues? Volunteer with us at EARTHDAY.ORG and participate in our many initiatives, both local and global, to Restore Our Earth.
Tune into our Earth Day Live series to learn first hand from experts about our campaigns and ways that you can help from a grassroots level all the way up to your state officials office.
Unsubscribe to catalogs and donate to The Canopy Project to save the trees! For every $1 that is donated, one tree is planted!
Enjoy spending time outside? Support the Great Global Cleanup and pick up trash while enjoying your outdoor activities. It is a great way to save that plastic bottle cap from the landfill while you are on your morning walk!
Be a part of the change. Change your diet to fight climate change! Try participating in meatless Mondays! Check out some plant-based recipes.
With the Global Earth Challenge app, anyone can be a citizen scientist! Through a mobile app, this initiative helps monitor and mitigate threats to environmental and human health. Download today and collect environmental data near you!
Test your knowledge of regenerative agriculture and take our quiz!
Individual and small group cleanups can have a major positive impact on your community. For us to make global change, we must have local action. Organizing your own cleanup? Here are some tips!
We’ve missed decades worth of opportunities for climate action, too. Now, we’re running out of time for mistakes. Contact your representative and tell them that the health of people and the planet should be the top priority.
Most people by now know that single-use plastic grocery bags are going the way of the dinosaurs. Although they are billed for their “convenience,” they are extremely inconvenient for the planet. Pledge to use a reusable grocery bag.
Teach-ins play a significant role in providing communities with the knowledge they need to advocate for a cleaner, more secure future. Plan an effective teach-in that will bring your community together and make steps to Restore Our Earth!
A Billion Acts of Green are happening across the planet. From students in classrooms to organizers in their communities to officials in government there are ways for anyone of any background to make a difference. Add your act of green.
Change your paper bills to online billing. You’ll be saving trees and the fuel it takes to deliver your bills by truck. Donate to The Canopy Project today to help save our forests!
Meal prep is one of the biggest ways in which you can help reduce your foodprint. Check out our Foodprints for the Future campaign to see the many other ways you can get involved to help stop food waste.
Avoid single-use plastic items, and if possible buy products in glass or paper. Glass products are easily reused and paper is a much friendlier product to the environment.
Practice sustainable fashion! Donate your old clothes and home goods instead of throwing them out. When you need something, consider buying used items. Used does not always mean unfashionable!
Always read labels! Use environmentally-friendly, non-toxic cleaning products to avoid washing toxic chemicals down the drain!
Integrate a simple act of green into your daily routine. Take a shorter shower and use a water-saving shower head.
Save electricity and turn off lights when you leave the room.
Join EARTHDAY.ORG and thousands of groups around the globe as we stand up for three days of climate action summits from April 20-22. Hear from activists, educators, researchers, musical artists, influencers and more. Mark your calendar and learn more.