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  • 1. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  • 2. A Feature Presentation: Reuse, Reduce, Recycle!
  • 3.  INSTEAD OF THROWING THINGS AWAY, FIND A WAY TO REUSE THEM ◦ Bring cloth sacs to the store with you, instead of taking home new paper or plastic bags. These sacs can be used over and over again! ◦ Don’t throw out clothes, toys, furniture, and other items that you don’t want anymore, because somebody else can probably use them. You can take them to donation centers, such as the salvation army, that collects items and gives it to people in need. ◦ Use silverware and dishes instead of disposable plastic utensils and plates.
  • 4.  REDUCING THE AMOUNT OF WASTE YOU PRODUCE IS ONE OF THE BEST WAYS TO HELP THE ENVIORMENT. ◦ Cars use up energy and cause pollution. Some ways to reduce the environmental damage caused by cars include: carpooling, walking, taking the bus, riding your bike, etc… ◦ You can reduce by using the computer! Many newspapers and articles are on the internet, so they can be read online, instead of being bought. ◦ Save energy by turning off the lights that are not being used ◦ Save water by turning off the faucet when brushing your teeth
  • 5.  RECYCLED ITEMS ARE PUT THROUGH A PROCESS THAT MAKES IT POSSIBLE TO CREATE NEW PRODUCTS OUT OF THE MATERIALS FROM THE OLD ONES. ◦ Everyday items that can be recycles are: paper bags, soda cans, milk cartons, glass ware, etc.. ◦ In some states like Michigan, you receive 10 cents for every soda cans and glass bottles you recycle. So why wouldn’t you want to recycle? 5 cans and you got yourself a gumball! ◦ Recycle bins are a great way to start recycle. Just collect recyclable items in it for a week and leave it outside your house, and a truck will come collect the items regularly.
  • 6.  HERE ARE 10 EASY STEPS TO SAVE WATER, CONSERVE ENERGY, AND SAVE LANDFILL SPACE RIGHT IN YOUR HOME: 1. Use toilet paper that is made from recycled content 2. Send a email opposed to sending a letter 3. Bring a canvas bag to do your shopping 4. Use both sides of a paper 5. Recycle empty ink and toner cartridges 6. Recycle old newspapers around the house 7. Buy rechargeable batteries 8. Recycle outdated technology 9. Silverware always wins over plastic ware 10. ALWAYS LOOK FOR THE RECYCLED OPTION IN ALL THE PRODUCTS YOU HAVE AND BUY!!!
  • 7. RULE OF THUMB: