Posts Tagged ‘ recycling ’

Plastic Bottles by Julie Salzman

Nov 26th, 2013 | By
Plastic Bottles by Julie Salzman

No matter how careful my family and I are about using reusable drinking bottles, at the end of the week our recycle bin is full of plastic water bottles. My family is not alone in this because according to kids.nationalgeographic.com, the US is consuming 29 billion water bottles a year. They also say that only
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It’s Time for Celebration! by Harnoor Gill

May 21st, 2013 | By
It’s Time for Celebration! by Harnoor Gill

“If we pollute the air, water and soil that keep us alive and well, and destroy the biodiversity that allows natural systems to function, no amount of money will save us” – David Suzuki                                          
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The Deadly Styrofoam by Brianna Moore

May 9th, 2013 | By
The Deadly Styrofoam by Brianna Moore

Polystyrene was laying around on the beach, soaking up the sun, using her real name so she could remain surreptitious.  For those of you who do not know her, her street name is Styrofoam, also known as the Deadly Styrofoam.  I will attempt to explain to you what Polystyrene is and what she is capable
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Kick Cigarette Butts In The Butt! by Brianna Moore

Apr 18th, 2013 | By
Kick Cigarette Butts In The Butt! by Brianna Moore

Two cigarettes, one named Kool and the other named Newport, were walking down the street looking for some where to hang out.  It was no mystery that they were actually looking for some where to live and survive.  As they walked down the street, they talked about the myth that cigarette butts are biodegradable.  Smarter
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Earth Day – April 22, 2013

Apr 16th, 2013 | By
Earth Day – April 22, 2013

Please visit: http://www.earthday.org/2013/about.html  to learn how you can contribute to Earth Day 2013!   Earth Day flyer made by Volunteer Youth Blogger Brianna Moore. 



The Life of The Plastic Savage by Brianna Moore

Mar 14th, 2013 | By
The Life of The Plastic Savage by Brianna Moore

I was born on December 31, 2010, made of virgin plastic, and I will become either a water drinking bottle or a soda pop bottle.  As I leave the factory, I can’t help but to wonder how long my journey will be before I end up in that paradise called the landfill.  I am in a hurry,
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Save the Polar Bears by Harnoor Gill

Feb 21st, 2013 | By
Save the Polar Bears by Harnoor Gill

Youth Blogger Harnoor Gill (Photo credit: H. Gill) Save wild life and save yourself. Think about the polar bear; what will it do when there isn’t any ice? Will you be there to bear the sight? – Anonymous Our wildlife in Canada is becoming severely endangered; wildlife which includes the polar bears that reside in the
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Fast Fact; Fast Solution

Feb 5th, 2013 | By
Fast Fact; Fast Solution

“Each of us consumes an average of seven trees per year in paper, wood, and other products made from trees. Over a lifetime, this amounts to approximately 525 trees- sufficient to cover about 1 acre of land.” What YOU can do to stop this from happening: -Use social networking (email) instead of sending letters or
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Introducing Abdul Muqeet, The Paper Bag Boy

Jan 24th, 2012 | By
Introducing Abdul Muqeet, The Paper Bag Boy

Former Eco-Hero runner-up Abdul Muqeet, also known as the “Paper Bag Boy,”  is no longer an ordinary student; instead, he has become a passionate environmentalist. His project to make paper bags and distribute them in his community, to encourage recycling of paper and discourage use of plastic, is attracting a lot of attention. Honored with various prestigious awards
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A Better Holiday Card!

Nov 30th, 2010 | By
A Better Holiday Card!

Did you know that every year 1.5 BILLION holiday cards are sent in the United States alone? And most of those cards end up going right into the garbage at the end of the season. Wouldn’t it be great if something good could come out of all of them instead? Well this might be the
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