"The objective was to get a nationwide demonstration of concern for
the environment so large that it would shake the political establishment
out of lethargy... it worked... the people cared."

-- Senator Gaylord Nelson (on starting the first Earth Day in 1970)


Here's Your Situation: You will be participating in a team-wide recycling and waste reduction project called "T's for Trees." Because you will be responsible for promoting this environmental public awareness program, you need to find out as much as you can about recycling and various ways students can help.

Here's Your Quest: After identifying your role, you will conduct research to find the answers to the following questions:

  1. What is solid waste management?
  2. What are some ways we can recycle?
  3. What are students doing to help?

Here's Your Job: Use your information to determine how students can Make A Difference in their community.

You Will:


Find Out How To "Make A Difference"