Every day should be Earth Day. But having a holiday to serve as an important reminder and a rallying point for all makes celebrating that much sweeter...and significant.
We asked you about your #EarthDay plans on Twitter: Read on for some of our favorite tweets and submissions.
Happy Earth Day! I'm celebrating by reducing my carbon footprint & telecommuting to work each day instead of driving 50+ miles.It's not too late to tell us what you did to recognize Earth Day. Tweet #EarthDay at @USGBC and we'll share your message.
- @SpaceSays, Andrea Henderson, LEED AP ID+C
Walk in the woods and planting seedlings with the kids. :)
- Elizabeth Thompson, LEED specialist at USGBC
With 37 LEED certified projects, and 50 registered with @USGBC, we're helping communities celebrate #EarthDay every day.
- @MoseleyArch, USGBC member company
I am planning to plant some houseplants to absorb the VOCs from my parents' new kitchen cabinets. I'm also going to buy Joanna Macy's new book, Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We're in without Going Crazy.
- @AmyMKing from the USGBC team
North Shore CDC is hosting the Energize the Earth 5/10k run & festival in Beverly, MA to celebrate Earth Day!
- @NorthShoreCDC, community development
We're planting some bulbs & sunflowers and going for a bike ride:) And tune up our bikes! Happy #EarthDay to you!
- @PlanetFassa, family blog