Episode 3 - The History of Earth Day
Our planet is an amazing place, but it needs our help to thrive! That’s why each year on April 22, more than a billion people celebrate Earth Day to protect the planet from things like pollution and deforestation. By taking part in activities like picking up litter and planting trees, we’re making our world a happier, healthier place to live.
The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970, when a United States senator from Wisconsin organized a national demonstration to raise awareness about environmental issues. Rallies took place across the country and, by the end of the year, the U.S. government had created the Environmental Protection Agency. By 1990, Earth Day was an event celebrated by more than 140 countries around the globe.
You can celebrate and protect the planet at the same time. Check out these Earth Day ideas to help save the planet any time of year.
BE A PLANET HERO!
• In its lifetime, one reusable bag can prevent the use of 600 plastic bags.
• Recycling one can of soda will save enough energy to power a tv for three hours.
• Shutting down a computer when it's not in use cuts the energy consumption by 85 percent.
• For every mile walked instead of driven, nearly one pound of pollution is kept out of the air.
“There’s a way to do it better — find it.” – Thomas Edison
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