Earth Day

Earth Day

Earth Day

Date posted: April 19, 2018

Earth Day is this Sunday, April 22nd. The 2018 theme is End Plastic Pollution.

Plastic objects that we use once and discard, or single-use plastics, are a growing problem.

To learn more about plastic pollution, its harmful effects and what can be done about it, read the Plastic Pollution Primer and Action Toolkit. And, to see how much plastic you consume, try out the Plastic Pollution Calculator. The Plastic Pollution Plan and Tracker can help you make a plan to reduce plastic consumption.

Here are a few free online articles on plastic pollution to share with adult literacy students:

The reading level of the articles in Newsela can be changed. You will need to create a free account to access the Newsela articles.

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