Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day! It’s time to honor our planet with easy, simple ways to make just a small difference on the world. Almanac.com has put together a list of great ways to help our planet, including cleaning up plastic in your neighborhood or reducing, reusing and recycling. You can read more about here.

Locally, The Potomac Conservancy has offered options for helping our planet too, including multiple river cleanups. The conservancy calls the fight against trash “all hands on deck” effort.

If you’re looking to shop this Earth Day, Crate & Barrel (located in Spring Valley), is also proud to offer responsible materials (including FSC-certified wood) sustainable sourcing (like preferred fibers and recycled packaging and quality-tested products. Crate & Barrel sets climate targets and reduces carbon footprints from factories to facilities.

At Design Within Reach, you can find Loll’s Adirondack Chair, made with recycled plastic, which is now up to 30 percent off.

If you can’t get to shopping, there are many ways to donate to aid Earth Day efforts, including to the Sierra Club’s Earth Month Challenge. If you donate, every dollar will be matched and you’ll get a free “Explore, Enjoy, Protect” sticker in the mail to say thank you.

Finally, don’t forget—when you’re done reading The Georgetowner’s print edition, toss it into a recycling bin and help save our planet!


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