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5 Earth Day Activities to Try

Discover several new ways you can celebrate Earth Day 2023!

Celebrating the Holidays

by Jessie Breheim • April 07, 2023

Happy Earth Day, everyone! Earth Day is a great day to celebrate our planet and make a difference in our communities. If you're looking for ways to get involved this year, here are five great Earth Day activities you can try:

Planting on earth day 2023

1. Start a Garden

One great way to celebrate Earth Day is to get your hands in the soil and plant some grass, flowers or vegetables. Gardening is a fun and rewarding activity that's great for the environment. Not only does it reduce carbon emissions by producing local food, but it also helps to purify the air and beautify our communities.

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Sun & Shade Grass Seed - 2 Pack

This grass seed produces beautiful grass that not only increases the appeal of your yard but also contributes to a healthier environment. On Earth Day, planting this seed signifies a commitment to nurturing the earth, as a well-maintained lawn can reduce soil erosion, absorb atmospheric carbon, and provide a natural habitat for local wildlife.

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Canada Green Premium Grass Seed - 4 Pound Bag | As Seen On TV

Spend more time outside on a lush lawn! Canada Green Grass Seed works in even the toughest climates from 40 degrees below zero to high summer heat (up to 120 F). It also crowds out weeds so grass grows healthy and strong.

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Aqua Joe 50' Polymer Hose

This durable and flexible garden hose is an essential tool for anyone looking to start a garden this Earth Day. Having a hose allows flexibility and easy maneuvering around plants and flower beds. 

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2. Pick Up Litter

picking up trash

Litter on streets can cause environmental harm and pose a threat to wildlife. Why not grab some gloves, bags and venture out to clean up some of the litter in your neighborhood? It's a simple and effective way to make a positive impact in your community.

Sun Joe Garden Gloves - 9 Pack

Clean up litter while protecting your hands with Sun Joe work/gardening gloves! At just $19.99 for a 9 pack of gloves, you can get quality protection without breaking the bank. They’re also reusable, making them a great eco-friendly option.

3. Bird Watching 

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Bird watching is a great way to appreciate the natural world around us while also learning about different species and their habitats. Grab some binoculars, head to a local park or nature reserve, and see if you can spot some feathered friends.

BetaOptics 100X Military HD Zoom Binoculars

Get closer to mother nature's wildlife this Earth Day with these powerful binoculars! They’re perfect for bird watching and exploring Mother Nature’s wonders!

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Ideaworks Bird Bath Solar Light and Planter

Attract a flurry of activity to your garden, in any climate, with this bird bath! This durable bird bath is the perfect choice for those who want feathered friends from far and wide to enjoy a nice place to feed. It is a colorful piece of yard art that offers a gorgeous look for a garden and creates fun opportunities for bird-watching on Earth Day.

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4. Install Solar Lights

Installing solar lights in your home or community is an excellent way to reduce your carbon footprint and save on energy bills. Not only are they a more environmentally-friendly option than traditional lighting, but they're also easy to install and require little to no maintenance.

Bell and Howell FHD Solar Floodlight Security Camera

The Bell and Howell Solar Floodlight is the eco-friendly, solar-powered, multi-directional floodlight that absorbs the sun's energy all day by using the on-board solar panel so that at night it will shower a span of light. It also has motion detection to ensure that it brightens up whenever there's movement, providing safety and security while conserving energy.

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5. Go On a Bike Ride

Biking is a great way to explore the outdoors while reducing your carbon footprint. Why not take a leisurely ride through your neighborhood, or even plan a longer trip on a local bike path? It's a fun and active way to celebrate Earth Day while getting some exercise.

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Sole Bicycle the Duke II

Save on gas and be more eco-friendly with the Sole Bicycle the Duke II! The nimble commuter is minimal and lightweight at only 26 lbs. Take it out for a spin this Earth Day and enjoy our planet’s natural beauty firsthand.

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Have Fun Celebrating the Planet This Earth Day 

These are just a few ideas to help you celebrate Earth Day this year and make a positive impact. The most important thing is to find an activity that resonates with you and get involved! Let's all work together to protect our planet for future generations.

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