What you and your family can do to help
Put your kid on “green duty.” He can close open fridge doors, shut off the TV that no one’s watching, and turn off dripping sink faucets. You’ll save electricity, water, and money — and he’ll love having an
Get creative with arts and crafts. Toss catalogs, junk mail, and other “art supplies” — from candy wrappers to bottle caps — into a box. You’ll be amazed at what your kid can make (a 3-D truck picture, perhaps?).
Look beyond soda bottles. Many recycling centers accept sippy cups and baby bottles. To see if one near you does, enter your zip code and the recycling num-bers on the bottoms at earth911.org.