May 2014

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May

Grades of Green

Grades of Green’s 3R Lessons will be here soon. In the meantime, you can check them out here.

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May

Green Hall of Fame

Grades of Green’s Leadership and Speaking Tips will be here soon! In the meantime, you can check them out here.

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May

Youth Corps Program

Grades of Green’s flyers will be here soon! In the meantime, you can find the flyers under their respective Green …

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May

Did You Know – Battery Waste

Did you know? We throw away enough batteries each year to build a column from here to the Moon, and …

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May

Calming Effect of Nature

Grades of Green’s Earth Tips will be here soon! In the meantime, you can check them out here.

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May

Did You Know – Trash

Did you know? 99% of everything an American buys will be in the trash within 6 months.

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May

Did You Know – Plastic Bags in San Francisco Bay

Did you know? There are 100 plastic bags in the San Francisco Bay for every one seal, duck, and pelican …

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May

Did You Know – Winter Holiday Waste

ACCESS-C-A Did you know? The winter holiday season in America generates 25% more waste than any other six-week period. That …

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May

Did You Know – Compostables in the Landfill

Did you know? Every year Americans throw away 21.5 million tons of otherwise compostable food waste in landfills and incinerators, …

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May

Did You Know – Hershey Kiss Wrappers

Did you know? Every day, 133 square miles of aluminum foil is used to wrap more than 20 million Hershey …

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May

Did You Know – Paper Production Emissions

Did you know? The American paper industry is the 4th largest greenhouse gas emitter among manufacturers, contributing 9% of the …

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May

Did You Know – Recycling An Aluminum Can

Did you know? The energy saved by recycling one aluminum can can run your television for two hours.

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May

Did You Know – Recycling A Glass Bottle

Did you know? The energy saved by recycling one glass bottle is enough to light a 100-watt light bulb for …

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May

Did You Know – Landfill Emissions

Did you know? Landfills are the number one human contributor of methane in America. 

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May

Did You Know – Paper

Did you know? 42% of wood cut down for industrial purposes is used to make paper.

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May

Did You Know – LA County’s Waste

Did you know? LA County throws away enough trash to fill Dodger stadium every ten days.

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May

Did You Know – Global Waste

Did you know? Americans comprise only 5% of the human population but create 30% of the waste.

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May

Did You Know – American Meat Consumption

Did you know? Americans consume twice the global averge of meat every day.

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May

Did You Know – Waste Per Day

Did you know? The average American creates 4.5 pounds of trash per day, that’s over 1,600 pounds of trash each …

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May

Did You Know – Natural Environments Reduce Stress

Did you know? Exploring natural environments reduces stress in both kids and adults.

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