Earth Day was started in 1970 as a day to shine a light on the state of our environment, but has evolved into a world-wide campaign to protect our planet. On April 22, celebrate our world: get involved and help create a healthier planet. Take a ride on Amtrak to travel greener and visit the links below to learn more.
THINGS YOU CAN DO TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Celebrate Earth Day by taking some simple actions like these and you'll become part of the solution to combat climate change.
AMTRAK ECO TIPS
Whether you're at home or on the go, there are some simple things you can do to help the planet at the same time. Here are a few tips that will help save energy, reduce carbon emissions and may even save you a few dollars.
Get the tips to see the small things you can do that really make a difference.
SUSTAINABILITY DAY AT WASHINGTON UNION STATION
Visit us April 23 at Washington Union Station where we'll feature a display on the Auto Train. We'll also share green benefits of train travel with information on onboard recycling and how to offset carbon emissions.
See the details and join us April 23.
I RIDE GREEN
Through education, I Ride Green aims to inspire schools, families and individuals to develop lifelong habits for sustainable transportation that promote the health of the environment, the economy, and people.
Get free lessons, activities, tips and more.
OFFSET YOUR TRAVEL FOOTPRINT
Choose to travel by rail and reduce your carbon footprint. When you travel with Amtrak and offset your emissions at Carbonfund.org, you play an important role in reversing global warming and improving the future of our environment.
Offset your rail travel carbon footprint now.
BE OUT THERE
Join the National Wildlife Federation's Be Out There Movement and help and help reconnect to the natural world by spending more time outside. Get practical tools to make being outdoors a fun, healthy and automatic part of everyday life. Raising awareness, inspire behavior change and take action to help get American children and families back outside.
Join the Be Out There movement today.