1. Go Green and plant a garden. Herbs like rosemary, mint and basil are super easy to grow and are great additions to home-cooked meals.
  2. Use less water. Turning the water off while brushing your teeth or taking shorter showers are effective ways to reduce water use. Just one minute of brushing with the faucet running uses a gallon of water and over the course of one year that ends up being 1400 gallons of wasted water!
  3. Go Cyber Camping. Camp Supernow (https://www.campsupernow.com ), the magical universe where kids learn through play, is hosting a free Earth Day event on April 22 from 5-6pm ET for grandparents and their grandchildren to share together.Kids and their grandparents join forces with climate crusader Liffey the Leprechaun to help future Planet Earth dwellers build their best sustainable world as they face a climate crisis. Kids and their grandparents will join forces to build an eco-friendly, forward-thinking time capsule with Earth-saving tips and memories.

    Come ready to work together, think big, and harness all of your planet-saving info to help a future generation survive and thrive on Earth.

    Best for kids 3-10 years old.

    Register for free. here! https://app.campsupernow.com/i/p35ydnme9v

  4. Unplug and reconnect. Unplug from technology and play a family game. Unplugging from technology not only has mental health advantages for kids (increases concentration and quality of sleep), it also reduces energy use on the planet.
  1. Take an e-bike. The folks at Pedego Electric Bikes in Aiken (https://www.pedegoelectricbikes.com/dealers/aiken/ ) can supply you with an electric bike that will send you quickly past any gas-powered gridlock and land you with VIP parking at work… all while you are getting fit! E-bikes give less-mobile riders a chance to enjoy the outdoors while being environmentally safe.

Photos courtesy of Pedego Electric Bikes in Aiken and Camp Supernow

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