Simple ways to celebrate Earth Day 2017!


Celebrate Earth Day 2017 with Direct Energy Solar! Here are some meaningful ways that you can make a difference on April 22 and throughout the entire year.


Earth Day Tip #1: Give your car a break!

1.) Give your car a break.

Conserve your gasoline and limit your emissions for a day. Walk, run or ride a bike—use it as an opportunity to get some exercise!


Earth Day Tip #2: Get planting!

2.) Get planting.

It’s the perfect time to plant vegetable seedlings and herbs. Planting trees and bushes makes your home beautiful but also absorbs CO2 from the air.


Earth Day Tip #3: Volunteer!

3.) Volunteer.

There’s nothing more rewarding than joining like-minded people to accomplish something wonderful together.


Earth Day Tip #4: Unplug from technology!

4.) Unplug from technology.

Get some fresh air and enjoy Mother Earth. That’s less energy you’ll be consuming by watching TV, working on your computer, and leaving your lights on.


Earth Day Tip #5: Update your light bulbs!

5.) Update your light bulbs.

Make your home more efficient and save money on your electricity bill by swapping out incandescent light bulbs for CFLs.


Earth Day Tip #6: Be concsious of your energy use!

6.) Be conscious of your energy use.

Turn off lights when you are not in the room. Don’t leave the water running. Take quicker showers. Adjust the temperature setting on your thermostat.


Earth Day Tip #7: Recycle!

7.) Recycle, recycle, recycle.

Recycling helps reduce pollution from landfills, plus the need for new raw materials. Get the kids involved!


Earth Day Tip #8: Join the solar revolution!

8.) Join the solar revolution.

Whether it’s choosing to install clean energy on your rooftop or joining a team of solar experts so you can share solar power with others, you can make an impact!