April 22nd is Earth Day and while your community probably has some sort of event planned, there are plenty of ways you can celebrate at home. Here are 10 ideas to try for reducing your carbon footprint and celebrating planet Earth all year long from Shana Levy McCracken, a sustainability consultant and Houzz.com contributor. 1. Plant a tree. 2. Start a compost pile. 3. Fix something. 4. Encourage pollinators. 5. Choose a species to follow. 6. Join a CSA. 7. Buy nothing. 8. Read an Earth-themed book. 9. Make a donation. 10. Gaze at the stars.
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