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What's Your Earth Day 2011 Pledge?

Earth Day, in its current form, is an abomination. Let's infuse it with a modicum of meaning.


Last week, we not only opined on the fecklessness of Earth Day, but also vowed to do something about it.

Today, we're asking you to make Earth Day pledges, in which you promise to take action (any action) that demonstrates your commitment to improving your relationship with the environment. Here's my pledge:

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Will You Make a Pledge on Earth Day 2011?

It's a chance to turn a stupid holiday into something slightly more meaningful (seriously).

April is the cruelest month, but not for the reasons T.S. Eliot cited. No, I'm talking about Earth Day press releases, which—especially considering this year's absurd batch—represent the degradation of a day designed to foster environmental care-taking into a marketing frenzy for "sustainably" produced knickknacks.

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