How to celebrate Earth Day 2018 in the DC area

WASHINGTON — Earth Day lands on Sunday, April 22, and the focus this year is ending plastic pollution.

But there’s more you can do to celebrate the beautiful planet we call home than simply using a reusable water bottle.

The D.C. area boasts some pretty exciting events this weekend — some where you can learn about what’s putting our environment at risk, and others where you can actually get your hands dirty!

Check out how to spend your Earth Day weekend in the gallery below.

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