Earth Day 2015

The Three R's

What are the three R's

The Three R's are reduce, reuse, and recycle! We can reuse the things that we recycle or you can give things to other people instead of throwing it out. You can recycle paper and plastic.
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the history of earth day

Earth day was first celebrated in 1970 because Sen. Gaylord Nelson loved the environment. More than 20 million Americans participated in the first earth day. Nelson wanted to make a change in the way the earth was being polluted.
GOING GREEN! (Earth Day song for kids about the 3 R's- Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle!

what can you do?

You can not litter and throw out your trash. You should recycle paper, plastic, and aluminum so you can use it again. You can save water by taking a shorter shower or by turning off the sink when you are done.

Interesting facts about Earth day

Recycling 1 aluminum can save enough energy to make your TV run for 3 more hours

Recycling one glass bottle or jar saves enough electricity to light a 100-watt bulb for 4 hours

More than 30 million trees are cut down to produce a year’s supply of newspapers

A ton of paper made from recycled paper saves between 17 and 31 trees

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