TITLE

Take Care of Our World

PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Weekly Reader - Edition 2;Apr2011, Vol. 80, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides some suggestions on how to be earth friendly. To use less electricity, it recommends to turn off unneeded lights and let the sun light up rooms in daytime. Also suggested is the recycling and reuse of paper to help reduce trash and ease up the burden on landfills. The use of cloth bag instead plastic bags is recommended. A crew of six which sailed the Pacific ocean on a boat made of plastic bottles and recycled materials is also mentioned.
ACCESSION #
59373521

 

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