The Fourth of July marks one of the favorite American holidays of the year. It’s typically filled with barbeques, beach hangouts, cookouts, parades, and other activities to celebrate the day. These fun activities, unfortunately, tend to increase waste and have a negative impact on our environment. While this year’s celebrations will look different due to COVID-19 restrictions and recommendations to limit large social gatherings, it is still important to consider there are a number of ways to enjoy the holiday while being eco-friendly. Here are some ideas:
From us at the Los Angeles Stormwater Program, we wish you a Happy and eco-friendly Fourth of July filled with enjoyable activities with your loved ones. Whatever you do, please keep CDC recommendations in mind by having your mask on and maintaining an appropriate distance of six feet when out and about. Have more ideas about how to have a green holiday? Let us know at email@example.com.