Show Mother Earth Some Love on Mother’s Day

Posted Fri, 05/12/2017 - 11:00

Sunday is Mother’s Day and while you’re celebrating the mothers in your life, take some time to think about Mother Earth, too! There are lots of things we can do every day to show Mother Earth some love, and she deserves it considering all she does for us! One of the simplest and easiest ways to love our Earth is to learn what can be recycled in your area and follow that up by recycling those items properly. Step it up a notch by reusing those items instead—use that plastic water bottle again and again or repurpose it into something completely different, like a bird feeder or flower pot! Step up your Mother’s Day gift-giving game for our Mother Earth even more by reducing your use of or refusing items you don’t need. When you’re at a restaurant for Mother’s Day brunch, ask for your water without a straw. Each little effort goes a long way, so spread the word to your family and friends so they can get in on the action, too! Want to be a Mother’s Day gift-giving champion? Join a cleanup in your area to help pick up debris! Mother Earth will love it. There are always lots of events going on (subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter for a list of cleanups around the country). If you can’t find one close by, start your own using the Marine Debris Tracker App! No gift is too small to show some appreciation for our Mother Earth on Mother’s Day and every day.

A graphic of the Earth, made up of marine debris.
Show Mother Earth some love this Mother’s Day. (Credit: NOAA)

 

Show Mother Earth Some Love on Mother’s Day

Posted Fri, 05/12/2017 - 11:00

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