Cleaning up the existing damage to our environment and preventing further destruction is a huge job. It can seem like there is no way one person, especially a young person, can make a difference. But you can make a difference, starting with changing some simple everyday habits and working with others to spread the word about the importance of protecting the environment. To create this article, 37 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. Categories: Environmental Awareness. Learn why people trust wikiHow.
Our obsession with teens being entitled, lazy, whiny Tide Pod-eaters is harmful and cliche
COMMUNITY OUTREACH - Summary - Waste Management Northwest
Waste Management's Recycle Corps Internship Program, now in its sixth year, continues to be a valuable resource for our communities. Throughout the summer, 14 WM Recycle Corps interns engaged with residents across King and Snohomish counties to improve recycling habits and reduce waste. With team members fluent in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Taishanese and Japanese, our interns helped bridge language gaps so more community members understand and participate in waste-reduction programs. In , the interns participated in 72 events and engaged in over 9, conversations with customers across Puget Sound! Nearly 50 percent of WM Recycle Corps alumni are now working in the industry for private companies and the public sector, continuing to improve recycling habits in our communities. WM Recycling Corps Waste Management's Pacific Northwest Recycle Corps internship program, now in its fifth year running, continues to be a valuable resource for our municipal partners. Throughout the summer of , 12 Recycle Corps interns engaged with businesses, multifamily properties and other residents in 26 cities, across three counties, to improve recycling habits and reduce waste.
Why should we recycle?
We're told to buy hybrid cars, change our electricity supplier, and insulate the roof. But what if you're not in control of such things - a teenager? Worse, if you still live at home, your parents may have more important things to worry about than silly old global warming. However, there are still some things you can do. You might think as a teen, you can't do much to help, but you're completely wrong
Jump to navigation. Many of us still don't think that we need to recycle or can't be bothered. Sometimes choosing the correct bin to put our rubbish in and emptying them feels like too much effort.