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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!

4 Ways to Grow a Greener Garden

Planting and maintaining a garden is a great way to teach children and adults alike about the important messages of Earth Day.

Presidential Earth Day

US Presidential Earth Day Proclamations

Earth Day Blog
Check out the latest articles and postings about Earth Day from our holiday blog site - Holiday Rap

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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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