By Lexi Petronis, Jill Buck
convinced, all of us know the planet is in hassle. We listen speak forever approximately weather swap, pollution from vehicles, oil spills into oceans, trash overflowing into waterways, and poisonous chemical substances leaking into our groundwater. Sigh. however the excellent news is there is a lot we will do to begin cleansing up the Earth. And it begins with you!
This ebook explores a whole bunch small (and massive) issues that youngsters can do to make a favorable distinction within the atmosphere such as:
• cross on a eco-friendly date with a brand new crush• devour much less meat
• learn how to store vintage• create an environmental activity strength at school • pass on an eco-adventure
• and more!
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Take your empty plastic bags to a plastic bag recycling bin. Many supermarket chains have these at the entrances. org. And, no matter what’s inside, don’t put bags full of stuff into recycling bins; empty the bag, and recycle it separately If you bring your own shopping bags to the grocery story, you’ll eliminate your bag use all together! Sneakers The many different materials in them are hard to separate for recycling. If they are in good condition, donate them to charity. Also, some athletic companies like Nike take used sneakers and turn them into playgrounds, running tracks, and gym floors.
Otherwise, the system doesn’t work. When purchasing products with recycled paper, you’ll see two different kinds: 1. “Post-consumer” recycled paper is made from paper that has been used and recycled into new paper. 2. “Pre-consumer” recycled paper is made from unused, leftover scraps of paper that were cut at the paper mills, but were never actually used. Post-consumer recycled paper is better because it takes fewer natural resources to produce. But even if you can only get your hands on the pre-consumer recycled kind, that’s still better than buying brand-new pages.
If change is going to happen, it has to start with you. 47 Things You Can Do… ONE: At Home 1. Get a Clean Shave 2. Put the Spin Cycle on Pause 3. Get Shower Power 4. Color Your Hair Green 5. Be a Natural Beauty 6. Bark Up the Right Tree 7. Have a Green Christmas 8. Greenify Your House 9. Involve the ’Rents TWO: With Your Lifestyle 10. Eat Your Greens 11. Put Down the Bottle 12. Check Your Carbon Footprint 13. Cans, Bottles, Paper, What? 14. Don’t Toss That! THREE: At School 15. Let No French Fry Go to Waste 16.
47 Things Teens Can Do for the Environment by Lexi Petronis, Jill Buck