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14. Litter, it’s in you to pick up

(I’m not sure that tag line is working, but I suddenly had a flash of the line Canadian Blood Services uses: It’s in you to give. I find the ads a little creepy, but what a memorable catch phrase!)

Where was I?

Oh right, litter.

Kick the Can

Blogged under the title “The Common Good Games,” Kick the Can is mentioned for its social benefits, but if you kick it all the way to a waste bin, then there are environmental benefits too!

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1. Litter, a dirty job

1. Litter, a dirty job

Get your kids to do the dirty work! The little grubbers are never clean anyway, what do they care? All kidding aside – I’m on a role here – they need to understand the waste stream as well as anyone else. And, you’ll see later, that if they learn about “end of life” for the products they consume, your arguments for other issues become easier to digest.

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My daughter collected 30 lbs of garbage in an hour just around a trail next to our block!

My daughter collected 30 lbs of garbage in an hour just around a trail next to our block!

HOT TIP! Did you know there is a mat of our garbage adrift in the Pacific Ocean? Check out this TED Talk by Capt. Charles Moore to learn more about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

Read more tips, that just might work, here.


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