Welcome to our Tips for Saving the Earth page. • We put the tips into five different categories: Air, Water, Land, Home and Wildlife. Feel free to use these tips to help you make your pledge. Or, if you have your own idea, please share it with us and the rest of the Earth Saver's Club for Kids.

Remember: Some tips may be unique to a culture or a geography, send us your ideas for tips that make sense for your family, friends, community and country! We will organize tips by geography too!

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Tips for clean air
Eat REAL FOOD- no more processed junk/ snack foods! It is better for your body and can be better for our Earth too!
17jkempUnited States  
Don't waste food, transporting food from the field to the processing plant to the grocery store to your house takes a lot of energy and creates a lot of carbon emissions.
khollandUnited States  
Ask your parents to turn off the car while waiting in line to pick you up,10% of all gas is wasted idling, after only 10 seconds you use less gas turning the ignition off.
khollandUnited States  
Eat locally grown food.
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Don't burn trash.
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Try to drive less to save gas and reduce pollution.
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Ride your bike to school, sports or work (for your mom and dad).
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Use an electric car
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Walk to school.
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Tips for the home
if it's not raining, air-dry all of your clothes. That will save lots of energy that you are not using in the dryer
Rhianna BostianUnited States  
Help your parents buy things made out of recycled material by teaching them to read labels.
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Help your parents stop junk mail by writing a letter (see template in the projects section)
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Help remind your parents to bring cloth bags to the market.
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Change an incandescent light bulbs to a CFLs (Compact florescent light bulb) or LEDs.
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Instead of birthday gifts ask your friends to donate to a non-profit organization that is helping to save the earth. (Check out ESC4K EarthLinks for some organizations where friends and family can donate.)
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Plug your electronics into an energy saving power strip that automatically shuts off electronics.
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Don't waste food, it takes a lot of energy to make food.
phollandUnited States  
Turn off the light when you leave the room.
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Watch less TV and use the computer less often.
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tips for the land
I help earth by making a club and we do somthing diffrent everyday like clean a lake or clean our school so i make the land clean and the wildlife
ashleyUnited States  
Pick up your trash, better yet pick up any trash you see.
khollandUnited States  
Don't cut down trees.
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Don't make forest fires.
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Turn off the TV and computer overnight.
dhollandUnited States  
Pick up your trash, better yet pick up any trash you see.
dhollandUnited States  
Plant a tree, preferably a tree native to your environment.
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Tips for clean water
Turn off the water while you are brushing your teeth.
TRECclubUnited States  
PUT A CONTAINER IN YOUR SINK SO THE WATER WILL BE SAVED AND THE WATER CAN BE USED AS FLASHING THE TOILET,WATERING THE PLANTS AND CLEANING THE C.R.
eunice_coolGermany  
do laundry only once a week. The loads will be full and that will save TONS of water.
Rhianna BostianUnited States  
If your clothes or pajamas are not dirty then put them on a hook and wear them again so that you do not wash clean clothes.
khollandUnited States  
When you run the shower to heat the water catch the water in a bucket and use it to water plants.
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Don't drink bottled water unless you have to!
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Don't spill oil, paint or cleaning supplies down the drain.
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Don't leave the water running while brushing your teeth.
phollandUnited States  
Give your mom and dad a low flow shower head for their birthday.
dhollandUnited States  
Don't throw trash in the ocean.
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tips for the wildlife
Hey I'm Devon one of the three founders of ESC4K! My tip is never throw trash in the ocean because it could wrap around an animal or an animal can eat it and get it stuck in it's throat! Keep saving the earth everyone!!
DevonUnited States  
Learn more about a certain kind of species by reading a book or article about them. Show that you care by sharing what you've learned with others. It can inspire other people to help save wildlife. Also here is another cool way to help wildlife: http://www.worldwildlife.org/ogc/species_category.cfm
17jkempUnited States  
Write a letter to your government representative about saving an endangered species or another environmental topic you care about.
khollandUnited States  
Hold on to your balloons. Balloons often end up in the ocean and get swallowed by marine animals that cannot digest them. Please pop your balloons when you are finished and throw them in the trash.
dhollandUnited States  
Cut up plastic holders (six-pack rings, plastic tops to baby wipes, etc.) so wildlife can't get trapped in them.
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Don't capture bugs, lizards, worms, or insects or they will die. Please catch and release them.
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When you are hiking remember The Hiker's Creed: take only photographs, leave only footprints.
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Don't feed wildlife they need to learn to feed themselves.
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Reduce, reuse, recycle.
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Put bells on your cat's collar to let birds know that a cat is near.
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