YOUR 3 R's:
SAVE OUR NATURAL RESOURCES
natural resources are the things that we take from the Earth to make all of the
things that we need. When those things get worn out we throw them out, and they
Did you know that we make 250 million tons of garbage each year! That's a lot
People are helping to save our resources by practicing the 3 R's: reduce, reuse
and recycle. You can help, too.
can help by PRECYCLING. 1/3 of all garbage is packaging.
things that are in packages that can be recycled or are made of recycled materials.
- When you buy something
small, say no thanks to a bag.
things can be reused before you throw them out.
coffee cans and cottage cheese containers for storage
backs of paper or backs of used envelopes for jotting notes
leftovers in resealable containers instead of using wraps and foil
old clothes as rags for cleaning instead of paper towels
a garage sale or donate clothes, books or toys that you don't use anymore
year we use:
recycle. Does yours?
- 25 billion
- 30 billion
bottles & jars
- 65 billion
- 100 billion
pounds of paper
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Simple things that
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