April 22 is officially Earth Day. Many Orlandans spent Saturday celebrating the upcoming holiday at Lake Eola's Central Florida Earth Fest with a pet parade, nature walks, food and more. Around this time of year, people tend to get on the recycling train, putting their cans, bottles and stray papers in the Orange County-approved green and orange recycling bins. You can do more to celebrate this earth-friendly holiday than just old school recycling, though. Here are some ideas:
If none of these Earth Day events are your (canvas) bag, you can always get your Earth Day fuzzies by eating at Burger Fi. Not only do they claim to celebrate Earth Day every day, but on actual Earth Day, they want to celebrate with their customers by offering a free Freestyle soda, bottled water, or junior sundae to anyone who can prove that they took an eco-friendly journey to their restaurant, via carpool, bike, roller blades or any other means that will diminish the negative environmental by-products of motor vehicle use.
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