The Dirt certainly hopes that your Earth Day weekend was lovely and that you got to contribute to an environmentally friendly activity, a green charity, or that you at least went outside!
Earth Day got its start in 1970 and has developed and grown in the last 30-plus years to be a global event. Groups of all sizes, from single Boy Scout troops to the members of the US Congress, pitch in each year to help clean up rivers, reclaim parks, and educate others on living a green lifestyle. However, not everyone is so happy with Earth Day; in a wide-ranging essay, World Changing‘s Alex Steffen and Sarah Rich write that this year’s Earth Day should be the last we ever have. Click through to read “Make This Earth Day Your Last!”
We’d love to hear what you did for Earth Day–let us know in the comments!