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5 Practical Things You Can Do On April 22nd – Earth Day!

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5 Practical Things You Can Do on April 22 – Earth Day

We all know that Earth is the only planet known so far that can sustain human life. Unfortunately, a large portion of our world suffers from abuse and neglect. We need to wake up and realize the fact that if we continue destroying our environment, we would be increasing the likelihood of eventually robbing ourselves and our children of life itself.

Truly, there is an urgent need to protect and preserve our planet for the sake of future generations. On April 22, as the whole world celebrates Earth Day, let’s demonstrate our support for environmental protection. After all, we need our home planet more than it needs us.

 

Brief History

Earth Day was originally founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson, an environmentalist who initiated the first general educational forum on environmental issues on March 22, 1970. The discussions were participatory, practical, and oriented towards action.

Thanks to Denis Hayes, the original national 1970 Earth Day coordinator, Earth Day became a global event in 1990 when his organization took it to the international level by organizing events in 141 countries.

 

What Are the 5 Practical Things You Can Do on April 22 – Earth Day?

If we continue to dismiss even the simplest of our problems concerning the conservation of our environment, those problems are likely to become worse over time. That’s why we need to push ourselves to participate in this year’s Earth Day activities. For instance, we can help in spreading awareness about the issues that our planet is currently facing. We can urge the people around us to take decisive action to save our environment before it’s too late.

There are other activities we can engage ourselves on this important date. We at Kids Car Donations are here to share these 5 practical things you can do on April 22 – Earth Day.

  • Keep your car in your garage.

Did you know that the transport sector accounts for almost 30% if the total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions? On Earth Day, keep your car in your garage and decide to walk or ride a bike on your way to work. Aside from the fact that this can save you money on gas, you’ll also get to burn a few calories while you enjoy a breath of fresh air!

  • Switch to paperless billing.

Did you know that almost 4 billion trees are being cut each year to make paper? With the latest technological advancements, the need for paper can be cut down. While you still can, switch to online or electronic billing now to help conserve trees.

  • Recycle.

Got a bunch of plastic water bottles stacked in your garage? Turn them into DIY plastic bottle planters or decorative ornaments! You can find countless instructional videos online that will help you create beautiful yet practical things out of plastics.

  • Plant a tree.

Since a large number of trees are being cut down each year, there’s absolutely a big need for more trees to be planted. On Earth Day, you can plant a tree in your backyard or join an organization with tree-planting activities to commemorate Earth Day.

  • Educate people.

If you know of certain practical ways by which people can help protect our environment, we encourage you to spread the word through social media or through seminars. Share your knowledge to others who are likewise interested in saving Mother Earth.

If we value our lives and the lives of generations to come, we’ll do what we can to save our planet. We can get started by doing any or all of the 5 practical things that we mentioned earlier.

 

Make a Difference This Year

Did you know that motor vehicles are one of the biggest causes of pollution? Old model vehicles produce greenhouse gas emissions much more than newer models. In other words, the longer you use that rusty old clunker of yours, the more you’re doing harm to our planet.

That’s why, if you dispose of your old vehicle by donating it to us at Kids Car Donations, you’d be doing a lot to protect our environment.

At the same time, your vehicle donation will help in saving the lives and restoring the good health of needy children suffering from life-threatening and other serious illnesses. We will auction off your donated vehicle and use the proceeds to help fund the critical programs and services that our IRS-certified 501(c)3 nonprofit partners are delivering for the benefit of these children.

For more information about our vehicle donation program, feel free to visit our FAQs page. If you have questions, you may call us at 866-634-8395 or contact us online.

You can make your car donation by filling out our secure online donation form or calling us directly. We accept nearly all types of vehicles regardless of their age or condition. We also accept vehicle donations anywhere in the United States since we have vehicle donation programs in all 50 states.

Make Our Planet Cleaner with Your Car Donation!

On April 22 – Earth Day, do our world a great favor by getting rid of your old and inefficient vehicle. Call us at 866-634-8395, and help make our planet cleaner and better on Earth Day with your car donation!