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Helping the Planet

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Earth Day is April 22. We celebrate it every year. It reminds us that we have to take care of our planet. There are simple things we can do every day. Read on to learn how you can help.

Turn off the tap.

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Saving water helps the planet. Turn off the faucet while you brush your teeth.

Turn off the lights.

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Don’t waste energy. Turn off the lights when you leave a room.

Recycle.

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Set paper, metal, and plastic aside. They can be recycled and made into something new. This reduces waste. Less trash will end up in oceans and landfills.

Ride a bike.

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Cars and trucks cause pollution. Walking and biking help keep the air clean. Plus, they are good exercise.

Did You Know?

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Plastic and other trash are harming the ocean. A lot of trash washes up on the beach. People volunteer to help clean up. Kids can join these efforts.