Earth Day Disposal
by Sheila McGreevey
- the Earth is also sometimes called Gaea
- the Earth is 4.54 billion years old
- the Earth's mass is 5,972,190,000,000,000 kg
- Earth is mostly iron, oxygen, and silicone
How Will I Reduce, Reuse, or Recycle?
- reduce the time I spend in the shower
- reuse things usually thrown in the trash (paper, cardboard boxes, etc.)
- recycle plastic bottles, paper, and aluminum cans
Earth Day History
Earth Day was first celebrated 1970. Senator Gaylord Nelson designated April 22 as a "national day for the environment". He was a passionate advocate of protecting the environment and increasing awareness of environmental issues.