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8 Easy Ways to Celebrate Earth Day as a Family

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African American family riding bikes in the park

Take a Bike Ride


According to the U.S. Department of Energy, highway vehicles release about 1.5 billion metric tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere each year. Take a family bike ride to one of the day's destinations, and ask your children if they can think of any other environmentally-friendly modes of transportation. You can get the conversation started by mentioning skateboards, rollerblades, or even your own two feet!

Next: Feed the Birds

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