“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.”
-Dr. Jane Goodall
Reducing the use of plastic is important because plastic production requires an enormous amount of energy and resources. This causes carbon emissions and contributes to global warming. Recycling plastic is not efficient – only 9% of plastic ever produced has been recycled. About 60% is discarded in landfills and oceans. There, it stays for thousands of years, transforming into “microplastic,” leaching into our water supplies and food. Click here for 11 easy ways to reduce your plastic waste today!
Plant Trees for Tucson
Why plant trees? Planting and maintaining desert trees provide many benefits. Not only does it save us in energy costs, but it also helps our home, our neighborhood, the animals we share our space with, and our entire community. Click here to learn how you can get free and low-cost trees for yourself, for your neighbors, and even get help planting!