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Published on April 22nd, 2009 | by Stephanie Evans


Happy Earth Day 2009!

Earth Day is finally here!  Today is the day to get out and celebrate our planet.  And by that we mean hug some trees, plant some seeds, walk to school. Pick just one thing…it can be anything different to what you normally do, to reduce your carbon footprint today.

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Celebrate Earth Day

In case you have not looked at them already, here is a round up of our various Earth Day related posts:

1. The First Earth Day – Birth of the Modern Environmental Movement

2. “Good” Ideas for Earth Day

3. Celebrate Earth Day 2009 with a Green Apple Festival Concert

4. Three Exciting Contests to Enter this Earth Day

Here’s a peek at the Earth Day concert at the the National Mall last Sunday. Thousands flocked to D.C. to listen to hear the bands play and to take part in various Earth Day activities.


Finally, if you have a great idea for greening your community then consider applying for a grant to help you get you on your way. Starting today, SunChips, PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division’s popular line of multigrain snacks, and National Geographic launch the Green Effect, a national initiative that encourages people to take their own small steps toward helping the planet. You can submit your ideas on how to make your community greener, for the chance to win one of five $20,000 grants that will help turn your ideas into reality. Visit for more information.

Get the Green Living Ideas book in softcover or PDF for as low as $2.99!

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