- Celebrate Earth Day – Start an activity on Earth Day so that others in your community can become involved in saving the environment.
- Contact Your Government
– Tell local officials that you are concerned about the destruction of the environment and find out what the city is doing to stop it.
- Donate Goods – If you no longer need something that might be useful to someone else, try to donate the goods rather than throwing them away.
- Don't Dump Chemicals – Avoid putting oil, grease, antifreeze, pesticides, fertilizers, paints, and cleaning agents down the gutters on sidewalks. Encourage others to do the same.
- Find Recycling Facilities – Find out where you can recycle in your community. Help to make others aware of the local recycling opportunities as well.
- Go To Schools – By telling young people about environmental problems and what they can do to save the environment, you can help to ensure that the environment will be safe in the future.
- Pick Up Garbage
– Many people litter or do not properly dispose of garbage. While removing it from streets and urban areas is very important, equally important is getting rid of garbage that has found its way into the environment, especially coastal areas.
- Support Family Planning Programs
– Population growth is a major threat to the environment and its ability to provide humanity with sufficient natural resources. By helping family planning programs, we can prevent the population from growing out of control.
- Start An Organization – Start a community group to ensure that others recycle and that there are plenty of recycling opportunities in your area.
- Write to the Media
– Keep the media aware of environmental problems in your community and projects to help keep the local environmental clean. By contacting the media, you will be able to get through to a large audience.
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