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EPA Launches Interactive Web Tools in Celebration of Earth Month EPA to Public: Earth Day is Every Day

Release Date: 04/02/2009
Contact Information: Enesta Jones, 202-564-7873 / 4355 /; En español: Lina Younes, 202-564-4355 /

(Washington, D.C. – April 1, 2009) The first Earth Day started 39 years ago when 20 million Americans decided we needed to do something about our environment. To begin Earth Month, EPA is launching several on-line communication tools to help educate Americans about how to protect their health and their environment.

Here is a list of several interactive tools that are currently available on EPA's Earth Day site (

Daily environmental tips via email:

Put the environmental tips widget on your own Web page, blog, or social networking profile:

Listen to the daily audio tip podcast from EPA employees around the country. The podcast will be available for download and for free subscription on iTunes:

Join us around the country or get our take home kit:

Share your photo and video creativity in several categories. We’ll feature entries on our Earth Day site all month: and

Share your thoughts with our writers in Greenversations:

This release is one of several to announce EPA’s planned Earth Month activities.