By Lexi Petronis, Jill Buck
certain, all of us know the planet is in hassle. We listen speak for all time 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 be able to do to begin cleansing up the Earth. And it begins with you!
This e-book explores a whole bunch small (and significant) issues that children can do to make a favorable distinction within the surroundings such as:
• move on a eco-friendly date with a brand new crush• consume much less meat
• learn how to store vintage• create an environmental job strength at school • pass on an eco-adventure
• and more!
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This can slow down the entire system, cause safety hazards for employees at recycling centers, and prevent other recyclables from getting, well, recycled. It’s not just important to recycle, it’s important to know what you can recycle and how to do it properly. Keep Your Trash Clean Before you put anything into the recycling bin, rinse it off. It is more difficult and expensive for recycling centers to process items that are covered in grease, oil, or food. Also remove staples, paper-clips, and rubber bands.
Every morning, fill your container with tap water and keep refilling it throughout the day. If you have a strong preference for filtered water, ask your school to supply it to students so that they can fill up in between classes. Just remember: When using your own water bottle, make sure you wash it frequently with soap and hot water. Bacteria will accumulate if you don’t. And if you do ever wind up using a plastic beverage container, make sure you recycle it! 12 Check Your Carbon Footprint You know how the ground looks when it first snows?
For guys, the first shave is a whole rite of passage, signifying the transformation from boy to man. And the way guys grow out their facial hair, from goatee to sideburns, is a big part of expressing their personality. For girls, shaving means the difference between wearing that new skirt or throwing on those old jeans again. And when bikini time comes around, it’s like half of a girl’s beauty regimen! But shaving also takes its toll on the environment. That doesn’t mean you should become a hairy-legged hippie chick or a bristly mountain man.
47 Things Teens Can Do for the Environment by Lexi Petronis, Jill Buck