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Earth Day All Year Long

Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. However, we like to think of Earth Day as a daily practice of stepping up for our planet all year round. We can all make a difference by starting small by shifting from Earth Day to Earth Week and so on till it's our daily habit. Before we get into some Earth Day tips let's get into the deets with the beginnings of this epic movement.

Earth Day History

By the early 1960s, Americans were becoming aware of the effects of pollution on the environment. Rachel Carson’s 1962 bestseller Silent Spring raised the specter of the dangerous effects of pesticides on the American countryside. Later in the decade, a 1969