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Today I learned: How to save the environment

ASU experts: 'If you want to make a difference, you actually can'


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April 21, 2020

Our planet is beautiful and resourceful, and we should do what we can to lessen our impact on our environment.

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, ASU sustainability experts share tips on how you can make small, sustainable changes in your life.

Video by Ken Fagan and Josh Belveal/ASU Now

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