Recycle Brochure (PDF) by OjManley


									 Hey Mom, these things can be made
          from recycled Items                   
                                                    pruning’s from your garden.
                                                    Keep adding layers, alternating
1. A letter holder from CD’s
2. Baby food jars make good candle
                                                    green" & "brown" materials
                                                    with a layer of soil and manure.
                                                                                       Youth for Earth’s
   holders, Sewing storage, and Snow
                                                   The mixture should be kept              Survival
                                                    warm and wet (water with a
3. Store Pantyhose - Each empty toilet
   roll core can hold a pair of
                                                    hose once a week to keep            (Y.E.S) we can.!
                                                    entire mixture moist), and
   pantyhose.                                       aerated (it's got to breathe!).
4. Cord Organizer - They make an                    It will need to be turned, or
   excellent way to store all those                 mixed, every week or so.
   extension cords tangled up in your              Add chicken manure or bone
   drawers.                                         meal (for nitrogen) if your
 Mom, this is how to make compost                   compost isn't decaying.
 for our garden                                    After 2-3 months, the compost
                                                    will be ready to use in your
 Compost is the richest fertilizer you
                                                    garden! Your compost is ready
 can use. And you can make it yourself
                                                    when it is dark and crumbly
 mom with a little effort. Compost
                                                    and looks like soil.
 consists of decaying organic material.
 Things like leaves, grass,                             A message from
 decomposable kitchen scraps, even               Aggies’s Childcare & Preschool         A Parent’s Guide
                                            Recycling is important for us to do at
 hair clippings can be used to make
 compost. These materials are layered       home and at school. We value parent           To Recycling
 in a container (or pile) with soil and     involvement at every level and
 manure or a high-nitrogen fertilizer.      encourage you to partner with us. ACCP
      Start with a layer of dry            is dedicated to recycling and educating
         "brown" materials, like wood       the children, parents, and the
         chips, dried leaves, sawdust, or   community on the importance of
         straw.                             recycling at home and at school. Let’s
      Add a layer of moist "green"         work together to save our earth, it is
         materials, such as grass           the only one we have. ACCP’s Youth for
         cuttings, fruit and vegetable      Earth’s Survival (Y.E.S) we can.!
         scraps, coffee grounds,
         eggshells, dead fish, or
              Why Recycle                          If all of our newspapers were                      Reduces energy consumption and
                                                    recycled, we could save about 250                   air pollution.
                                                    million trees each year! If every
     Hi Mommy & Daddy, you probably                                                                  I learned about The Three R’s
                                                    American recycled just one-tenth of
already know some information about
                                                    their newspapers, we could save about
recycling but I wanted to tell you more             25 million trees each year.                        Reduce: slow down on buying
about the many ways that recycling is              More than 20 million Hersey’s kisses                items we don’t need.
important.                                          are wrapped each day, using 1333                 Reuse: use items that are
 Recycling Facts, Mom did you know?                 square miles of aluminum foil. Believe              reusable such as containers,
                                                    it not, ALL that foil is recyclable, but            hand-me-down clothing.
      The average American throws away             not many people realize it so most it
                                                                                                     Recycle: all that you can instead
       3.5-4.5 pounds of trash per day.             foes in the trash!
                                                   Every month Americans throw out
                                                                                                        of throwing it away.
      The average American uses 650
                                                    enough glass bottles and jars to fill up       Did you know we can recycle things
       pounds of paper each year-100 million
       tons of wood could be saved each year        a giant skyscraper (think: Empire                       around the house?
       if all that paper was recycled.              State Building), but all of these jars
      A typical family consumes 182 gallons        are recyclable!                                Appliances:
       of soda, 29 gallons of juice, 104           Recycling a soda can saves 96 percent
                                                                                                   Batteries
       gallons of milk, and 26 gallons of           of the energy used to make a can
                                                                                                   Cardboard boxes.
       bottled water a year. That’s a lot of        from ore and produces 95 percent
                                                    less air pollution and 97 percent less         CDs/DVDs/Game Disks
       containers that can be recycled!
      One ton of paper from recycled pulp          water pollution.                               Clothes
       saves 17 trees, 3 cubic yards of            One gallon of oil, when reprocessed,           Compact fluorescent bulbs: Take
       landfill space, 7000 gallons of water,       can generate enough energy to meet              them to your local IKEA store for
       4200 kWh (enough to heat a home for          the electricity needs of a home for             recycling
       half a year), 390 gallons of oil, and        half a day
                                                                                                   Compostable bio-plastics:
       prevents 60 pounds of air pollutants.       The plastic used in one toner
                                                                                                   Computers and electronics
      Producing recycled white paper               cartridge contains about a half quart
                                                    of oil.                                        Eyeglasses:
       creates 74 percent less air pollution,
       35 percent less water pollution, and                                                        Foam packing
       75 percent less processed energy           The Benefits of Recycling:                       Ink/toner cartridges
       than producing paper from virgin           Saves money, raw materials, and                  Cell Phones
       fibers.                                    land.                                            Crayons
      The 17 trees saved by recycling one
                                                 Encourages individual
       ton of paper can absorb a total of 250
       pounds of carbon dioxide out of the
       air each year.                            Reduces pressure on disposal
                                                 Lowers demand for raw

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