I am working with an idea of starting a Green Earth Club where kids from Soccer Community would get a PIN recognition if they would come up with any thing they are doing to help the environment.
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Good Reasons to Recycle
1 - It takes 75,000 trees each week to produce the Sunday edition of the New York Times.
2 - If Americans recycled just one-tenth of their newspapers, we would save 25 million trees a year.
3 - Recycling and reusing the material in "tin" cans reduces energy use by 74%, air pollution by 85%, and solid waste by 95% and water pollution by 76%.
4 - It takes 95% less energy to make aluminum by recycling it than by producing it from its natural ore, bauxite. It costs less too.
5 - The average American uses 580 pounds of paper each year. As a nation we consume 850 million trees annually.
6 - Americans throw away 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour!
7 - FOR EVERY GLASS BOTTLE RECYCLED, WE SAVE ENOUGH ENERGY TO LIGHT A 100 WATT LIGHT BULB FOR 4 HOURS.
8 - Every year, Americans throw away enough office and writing paper to build a wall 12 feet high from New York to Los Angeles.
9 - In one year, American steel recycling saves enough energy to heat and light 18 million homes. One pound of steel saves enough energy to light a 60 watt bulb for 24 hours.
10 - In 1991, the Great Wall of China became the second largest man-made structure in the world. The largest was Fresh Kills Landfill, serving New York City. It is now the highest point on the east coast.
20 EASY WAYS TO HELP SAVE THE EARTH
1. Recycle your home garbage
instead of throwing it away. It will help our children have a better
environment to live in.
Use less gasoline, and take advantage of carpooling. It can save you money and
will lessen pollution.
Do not cut trees; instead, plant many of them. Think about the damage to the
climate being done by the loss of trees.
Surround your house and/or land with trees; it will help us have more clean
Pick up litter instead of throwing it on the floor or ground. Cleaning up after
yourself and others around you is something everyone can do.
Protect wildlife by not giving animals human food and not taking them away from
their natural habitat, since we need them to make the environment a better
Turn off the water when you are not using it, while brushing your teeth,
shampooing the dog, washing your car, and taking shorter showers. Turn off the
water until you actually need it for rinsing.
8. Do not
waste electricity. Turn off lights, TV, or any utilities that are not in use
when you don’t need them.
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