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5 Easy Ways to Celebrate Earth Month in Costa Mesa

Posted on April 8, 2024 | 10:17am | Travel Costa Mesa

5 Easy Ways to Celebrate Earth Month in Costa Mesa

April is here, and you know what that means—it’s Earth Month! As we soak up that SoCal sunshine, let’s also take a moment to give some love back to our planet. Whether you’re down to go vegan for the day or looking to shop more sustainably, Costa Mesa has endless options for embracing a greener lifestyle.

1. Go Green with Slow Fashion

Celebrate Earth Month in style by exploring our local thrift and vintage stores. Thrifting is a great way to find unique items, reduce waste, and express your individual style. From trendy shops to hidden gems, these local spots provide an opportunity to find outfits that are environmentally friendly and fashionable.

2. Go Vegan for a Day

Photo by The Plot

A plant-based diet isn’t just a win for your health—it’s also a major win for the planet! Lucky for us, Costa Mesa is full of fantastic award-winning vegan restaurants like The PlotSea Birds Kitchen, and Vibe Organic Kitchen & Juice. So why not swap out that beef burger for a mouthwatering veggie patty for the day.

3. Go Plastic Free

Swing by one of Costa Mesa’s refill shops for a shopping experience that’s as eco-friendly as it gets. From your favorite household essentials to self-care must-haves, Fermentation FarmFill Up Buttercup, and The Water Brewery have got you covered while reducing plastic waste. We challenge you to give it a try this month!

4. Go for a Walk

Take a peaceful walk through the serene landscapes of Talbert Regional Park. It’s the perfect way to soak up nature’s beauty and unwind amidst lush greenery and chirping birds. Take a moment to reconnect with the earth, breathe in the fresh air, and appreciate the simple joys of being outdoors. So grab your sneakers and bring a friend!

5. Go Explore Th CAMP

Treat yourself to an eco-conscious shopping spree at The CAMP. This unique retail destination offers a curated selection of sustainable and environmentally friendly brands, ranging from fashion to home goods. Discover products that align with your values, all while supporting local artisans and businesses committed to reducing their ecological footprint.