Happy Monday! This weekend we will be celebrating Earth Day and I wonder if we can begin thinking of different ways that we can take care of the Earth both in our homes and in our neighborhoods. Over the weekend, my son reminded me that I should switch to using our dishwasher instead of washing our dishes by hand. Do you know why he suggested that? He learned that hand washing our dishes wastes much more water than if we just load them into our dishwasher and run the dishwasher for one cycle. My brain grew this weekend! Think about how many new things you can learn this week that will help your brain grown. Below are some other nuggets of knowledge that you might be interested in. Stay tuned for more Earth Day special announcements this week!
Love, Mrs. Gibbs-Wilborn
- The average person generates over 4 pounds of trash each day and about 1.5 tons of solid waster per year.
- 75% of our waste is recyclable but Americans only recycle about 30% of it.
- Recycling 100 cans can light your bedroom for two whole weeks.