Earth Day is Tuesday April 22, 2014.
If you live in the Bay Area and you and your significant other are looking for ways to celebrate Earth Day here are some great opportunities for you.
From Sunday April 20th through Tuesday April 22nd Peet's Coffee is offering a FREE medium beverage when you purchase a mug or a tumbler (in stores only).
In addition on a daily basis Peet's offers a 10 cent discount when you use your own cup, 25 cents off when you reuse you coffee bag and free grounds for your compost or garden. For more information on Peet's or to find a location near you log onto their website: peets.com
On Tuesday April 22nd come and help revive Lafayette Park from 10am to 3pm. All volunteers are welcome. For more information log onto: oldoaklandneighbors.org
On Saturday April 26th from 9am to noon, the City of Oakland is looking for volunteers to celebrate it's 20th Annual Earth Day. Some of the sponsored sites include the Lake Merritt Sailboat House, Cesar Chavez Park and Dimond Park. For more information on how you can participate log onto City of Oakland
On Saturday April 26th the City of Alameda will celebrate Earth day in Washington Park at 740 Central Ave from 10am to 3pm. There will be free activities for the kids, games and exhibits. For more information log onto: alamedaca.gov
There are many ways for everyone to give back and help the environment. You can recycle cans, bottles and cardboard, you can purchase and install energy efficient light bulbs in your home and you can conserve water by taking shorter showers. These are only a few ways to get you started.
Read more about ways you can conserve energy at ecomall.com