Earth Day

Save the Earth

Ways that I can Save Earth

I will reduce electricity by turning of the lights when I am done with them. I can recycle water bottles when I am done with them.
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Some History About Earth Day

Earth day was first celebrated in 1970. Gaylord Nelson was the founder of Earth day. He decided something needed to be done to help the environment. He talked to President Kennedy and said something needs to be done. the President agreed. He talked to 25 states and on March 21, 1971 it was declared a International Holiday.

Interesting facts about Earth Day

More than 20 million people participated in the first Earth day.

A average american will use four pounds of garbage everyday.

Americans use 69 million tons of paper each year.

Every square mile of ocean contains more than 46,000 pieces of floating plastic.

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