Happy Earth Day

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What started out as an ambitious project by an environmentalist nearly forty years ago is still celebrated today! April 22, 2009 is  the 39th annual Earth Day!

What can you do for the Earth  today?  The local elementary and high school are both running e-waste drives today.  We already packed up our wagon and took a trip over to the school to dispose of our old computer monitor this morning!

We are planning to go to the beach and enjoy some of the beautiful spring weather outside today. We are also celebrating our one year anniversary of launching URBNgreen.com and our business, URBN green Products. We have been thrilled with our success and the encouragement we have received so far.  Thank you for joining us in celebration and we wish everyone a wonderful day enjoying nature, and things that bring you joy.

Take a minute to reflect on what your connection is to the earth. We all share this beautiful planet and our choices can help or hinder the planet. While this is a day for environmentalists and activists to reflect and rejoice in our shared experiences, it is also a day to commit to change.  How can you lessen your impact on the environment? Here are a few things to try today.

Eat a vegetarian meal. Vegetarianism is a sustainable choice for your own health and the health of the planet. The resources used in the production of meat is detrimental to the earth and it’s inhabitants.

Leave the car at home. With spring in full swing we can look forward to many days of beautiful bike rides and walks. Commit to using alternative transportation more this year.

Take a walk and connect with nature.  Nothing can rejuvenate your senses like a walk in nature. Plan a picnic, go play in the park with your kids, really listen to the birds and smell the scents of the spring.

Slow down and enjoy the day. The spring will soon turn to summer and the time passes quickly. Reflect and renew your commitment to a healthy lifestyle  and a greener planet. Remember, your choices do make a difference.

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