Earth Day on the Net
Celebrating and Saving our Planet
Nearly 40 years ago, a dedicated group of some 20 million Americans celebrated the first ever Earth Day. On that April day in 1970, pollution was so rampant that rivers were catching fire and cities were covered in a thick blanket of fog. We have made great strides since that first Earth Day -- and we have caused even greater setbacks.
Perhaps the greatest accomplishment of those who started Earth Day is the promotion of the holiday into a worldwide event. Today, Earth Day is celebrated by one billion people around the globe. In America and elsewhere, grassroots organizations, governments and concerned citizens continue to take the lead on raising awareness about local, national and global environmental issues.
We are delighted to be joining this important international movement for a safer, more sustainable Planet Earth. Please join the campaign as we share tips and fun activities for protecting and promoting the environment.
Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22.
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|Did You Know? (Earth Day)
Facts & Figures about Celebrating and Saving Mother Earth
|When is Earth Day?
Here are the dates for Earth Day 2009-2020
|The Origins of Earth Day
Earth Day is a day to both celebrate the environmental victories of the past and to reflect on the many remaining opportunities for improvement.
|Cleaning Green on Earth Day and Every Day
Did you ever notice how your throat starts to itch and your eyes begin to burn when you clean your bathroom?
|How to Clean Green:
10 All Natural Cleaning Recipes
Cleaning green is a great way to honor the spirit of Earth Day all year-round and you don't need to spend a lot of green to go green at home!
Planting and maintaining a garden is a great way to teach children and adults alike about the important messages of Earth Day.
US Presidential Earth Day Proclamations
|Earth Day Recipes
Healthy, Wholesome, Vegan-friendly Recipes For Earth Day
|Earth Day Crafts
Fun and entertaining craft projects to help celebrate your Earth Day
|Earth Day Greeting Cards
Send your friends and family FREE Earth Day eGreeting cards
|Holiday Coloring Pictures
Get out your crayons - holiday pictures to print and color
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