Happy April! This is one of my favorite months. Spring has sprung, the weather here in Atlanta is beautiful, and it’s Earth Month!
I know that Earth Month and Earth Day can be a little controversial: shouldn’t we care about the planet every day? While I totally agree with that sentiment, I also think that April is a great time to raise awareness about issues that impact the planet to an audience who might not be as receptive to that message the other 11 months of the year. It’s not about saving the planet in 30 days, but it is about showing that you can live in a lower-impact way, and you can do it without feeling deprived.
Related Reading: Celebrate Crafty Reuse in April
One of my favorite ways to show the fun side of conservation is through upcycled crafts. I feel like this is something most folks can get behind. Crafting is fun, and upcycling can often be like a little puzzle where you ask yourself, “How can I reuse this?”
Not only is upcycling fun, but it’s such a great way to showcase that making greener choices can save you money. Who needs to swipe a credit card at the craft store when your recycle bin is full of free craft supplies, if you just change your definition of “craft supply” a little bit?
Ready to get your upcycle on? Check out our big list of upcycled craft projects to help you celebrate Earth Month!