On April 22nd, more than one billion of people around the world will participate in Earth Day. The holiday, which began in 1970, is a launch pad for growing the environmental movement and is aimed at creating a sustainable future. If you'd like to get involved in your community, view the Earth Day events happening around the globe. There are also many ways to participate in Earth Day 2012 online:
- Share Your Photos - Take pictures while you help beautify the earth on Sunday and share those photos on the Earth Day Pixt account.
- Pledge an Act of Green - Help reach a Billion Acts of Green by pledging to plant a tree, use recyclable batteries, turn off the water by brushing your teeth, etc.
- Sign the Global Energy Petition - Help achieve Renewable Energy for All by asking your government to end fossil fuel subsidies, invest in renewable energy technology, improve energy efficiency, and make energy universally accessible .
- Be Social - Tweet with the hashtag #EarthDay to help raise awareness
How are you participating on Earth Day 2012? Let us know in the comment box below, or post your photos on the Gatz Optimize Facebook Page.