OUR STORY | EARTH MONTH

PROTECT WATER

One candle, one service, one style at a time.
Let's raise $6.5M together.
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THANKS TO YOU

 

IN HONOR OF EARTH DAY, AVEDA HAS SET ASIDE A WHOLE MONTH TO LOVE. CELEBRATE AND RAISE FUNDS TO PROTECT THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLE.
 

Since 1999, thanks to the passion of the Aveda network and our guests, we've raised more than $50 million to help support organizations that directly affect environmental change, more than $44 million has supported projects that protect clean water at home and around the world since 2007.

Please join us this April and help to raise $6.5M for clean water at home and around the world.
 

100% FOR CLEAN WATER
 

As part of Earth Month in April, Aveda donates 100% of the purchase price, (base on its suggested retail price of $19.50), of our signature limited-edition light the way candles to WaterAid Australia for water-related projects.

 

700 PROJECTS HELPING COMMUNITIES ADVOCATE FOR SAFE AND AFFORTABLE DRINKING WATER

700 COMMUNITY PROJECTS TO FIGHT TOXIC POLLUTION

1,175 WATERSHEDS SUCH AS LAKES, WETLANDS AND RIVERS PROTECTED

2,400 COMMUNITIES ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE, WHICH CONTRIBUTES TO WATER SHORTAGES AND SCARCITY ACROSS THE GLOBE

42,800 WOMEN ENGAGED IN WORKING TOWARD CLEAN WATER FOR THEIR COMMUNITIES

104,900 ACRES DEVOTED TO SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

106,400 PEOPLE IMPACTED BY WATER INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS

 

VOLUNTEER FOR CLEAN WATER

The Aveda network supports many types of clean water projects at home and around the world. Explore the impact Earth Month is making globally and connect with your local partner to make a difference where you live.

 

 

TIPS FOR CLEAN WATER

 

SAVE TIME. SAVE WATER.
Cut just 3 minutes from your usual shower time, and you can save 22.7 litres of water. If you shower daily, you could save 8.290 litres of water a year!

PREVENT POLLUTION.
Buy organic produce—because runoff from traditional farms can pollute water. Also recycle electronics, appliances, fluorescent light bulbs, silver batteries and paint—to help keep pollutants out to the water supply.

PICK GREAT PLANTS.
Choose native plants instead of traditional grass lawn because they don't require herbicides, pesticides and fertilisers that can pollute water.

MAKE MEALS MEATLESS.
Skip meat one day a week and save hundreds of litres of water! It takes 6,965 litres of water to produce just 0.5 kg of meat.

COMPOST TO CONSERVE.
Compost fruit and vegetable peelings and waste instead of using the garbage disposal. You'll save litres of water each time!

BRUSH BETTER.
If you turn off the faucet while brushing you can save about 106 litres in a week.

FILL UP TO CUT DOWN.
Make sure your washing machine and dishwasher are filled to capacity before running them—to cut energy and water use. You can save even more by air-drying your clothes on a clothesline.

PLANT ICE.
Place ice cubes under the moss or dirt of your potted plants and hanging baskets to give your plants a cool drink that won't overflow or waste water. Use leftover ice from your drinks instead of wasting it.

SKIP THE BOTTLED WATER.
It takes three times as much water to make the bottle as it does to fill it! Carry a refillable water bottle instead.

SAVE ELECTRICITY—AND WATER.
It takes about 7.6 litresof fresh water to generate each kilowatt-hour of traditional electricity. So turn it off if you're not using it.