Earth Day Gifts / February 23, 2019 / Fran Petty
Mainstream Americans talked about recycling and conservation. In the 1980 s many people recycled within their neighborhood recycling programs. People s awareness of their ecological responsibility became part of their lives and actions. Children learned the importance of taking care of their environment; they were taught to care for the earth and its animals. The iconic Smokey Bear (originated in the mid 1940 s) featured poster slogans like "If not you who?" and "Only you can prevent forest fires. We can t." Americans seemed to step-up to their roles as Earth trustees. In the 1990 s recycling programs reduced overall waste by twenty percent. With people and government taking responsibility companies followed suit.
In India it is in the form of Mother Goddess worship in Christian lands it is in the form of the worship of Mary mother of Christ. In modern culture of the digital age mothers are worshiped on this day the 2nd Sunday of May. Before you know it it is already Mother s day so it is truly advisable to plan for your best Mother s day gift ideas this early. It is best to prepare now so you still have a lot of time for planning and execution. Of course you want to give your mom the best time on Mother s Day so here are some gift ideas that you could consider: 1. Family vacation trip - when was the last time that you had a vacation with the whole family? It would be a great gift for your mom on Mother s day if you will arrange a vacation trip for the whole family.
A study in California showed an interesting consumer reaction. Electric bills featured along with the numbers a smiling face on below-average usage and a frowning face on above-average bills. After that simple nudge the heavy users made cuts in consumption while the light users remained frugal. The same could be done with water bills in drought-plagued areas and desert developments. Mother s Day in India is celebrated at homes with as much reverence and gusto as anywhere else in the world. In India as a secular nation mothers and mother goddesses have been worshiped for generations.