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Ways to Save the Planet For Kids

A kids, you have more power than you think! You have the power to help the environment by your actions, the choices you make and the example you set for your friends. And even though your parents may seem stubborn, there are probably some things about environmentalism you can teach them! There are 15 eco-friendly choices you can make in this category.

Turn off your monitors Money Saver!Easy!
If your computers are on a network or need to be left on for remote access and can't be shut down at night, turn off the monitors.
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Turn your trash into crafts! Easy!
Okay, so that doesn't really rhyme- but use popsicle sticks, newspapers, used office paper, etc. for craft projects.
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If it isn't dirty, don't wash it Money Saver!Easy!
Wear certain articles of clothing a second time if they are not dirty. You'll reduce the amount of laundry you need to do, which cuts down on water usage, and the use of chemicals in your laundry detergent.
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Choose re-usable containers for lunch Money Saver!Easy!
Use a lunch box or insulated cooler for lunch in lieu of a paper or plastic sack.
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Cut your vampire power! Money Saver!Easy!
Vampire Power: Not Dracula, but the home electronics we leave on standby: TV, printer, DC re-chargers and converters… they cost you and the country almost $100 million worth of WASTED electricity each year.
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Donate unused clothing and other items Easy!
Rather than throwing away unused clothing and items that are in good shape, consider donating them to your local church, Goodwill, or other charity. Many charities will even work with you to schedule a pick-up time.
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Recycle everything you can! Money Saver!Takes some effort!
You benefit either directly or when local taxes are kept lower by reduced disposal costs.
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Check the numbers on the bottom of plastic products Takes some effort!
On the bottom of every plastic product, (including body lotion bottles, soda and water bottles, contact lenses, etc.), there is a number printed that corresponds to the kind of plastic used. If there is no number, the item isn't recyclable.
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Never litter, even when peers do it Takes some effort!
Littering isn't cool, and no one wants to live or go to school in a garbage dump.

Celebrate the spirit of giving Takes some effort!
At each holiday, donate one old toy for each new toy received. This will reduce the stuff that winds up in landfills, and brings joy to kids that are less fortunate than you.

Bring home recyclable items from school Takes some effort!
If your school doesn't have a recycling program, bring home items that you can recycle at home, such as can, plastic bottles, cardboard, etc.
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Volunteer instead of watching TV Takes some effort!
Instead of watching TV, spend an hour or two a week volunteering for your favorite cause.
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Choose “green” books/authors for school projects Takes some effort!
Show your support of environmentally concious authors by choosing them for your school projects. You, your classmates, and even your teachers will likely learn more than you expect!
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Find the joy of helping to make the world a better place For the dedicated
During holidays or on your birthday, ask that your friends and family make a donation towards your favorite environmental or animal charity rather than giving you toys.
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Kids, be a good role model for your parents! For the dedicated
Encourage your parents to perform an “energy inventory” on the house