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5 Simple Earth Day Service Ideas for Families #EarthDay

5 Simple Earth Day Service Ideas for Families #EarthDay

Recycle at the recreation area. Gather cans and bottles at the soccer field, baseball diamond, public pool or park. Involve the whole team and make a display showing how much waste was produced and captured for recycling during a typical day. Host a swap party to reuse past treasures. Round up friends and set a theme such as sports equipment and bicycles, books and DVDs, toys, or summer clothes the kids have outgrown. (Older children can swap prom dresses or used electronics.) Can't find new homes for all your old stuff? Donate extra items to a local charity. Cleanup before and after. Whether you live in an urban or rural setting, chances are there's a section of park, beach or neighborhood public space that could benefit from your family's attention. Gather trash bags and gloves and pick up litter, scrub graffiti, tame underbrush or roundup recyclables. Take before and af...

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