Sustainable Future, Green Home - greening the world, one household at a time (Earth Day: looking back, looking around, looking forward.
Since 1990, Earth Day has been observed internationally. That year, 5,000 environmental groups sponsored events in 184 countries. What began with a best selling book and one frustrated senator 50 years ago has become a massive, global grassroots campaign.
Sen. Nelson described the first Earth Day as a national teach-in. Other common Earth Day events include classes and seminars to teach interested people about how to live a greener lifestyle. Think of the impact it will have when people learn about and start practicing such things asfinding non-toxic alternative cleaning supplies and gardening productspatronizing local stores that specialize in local goods produced with local resourceseating locally grown foodreducing consumption of packaging, plastic bags, and other waste materialsmaking their homes more energy and water efficientdriving less and more efficientlyreducing paper uselocating and purchasing recycled products