Kansas collected
22,925 pounds
of aluminum
propelling Girl
Scouts of Kansas
Heartland to the
top recycling
council across the
nation.
Join themon April
20, 2013 to do it
again!
TheseGirl Scouts
are once again
coordinating the
Great American
Can Roundup in
conjunctionwith EarthDay in a partnershipwithMidwest Iron &Metal. Troops and
the public are encouraged to bring aluminumcans toMidwest Iron &Metal, 700 S.
Main St, inHutchinson on Saturday, April 20 between 8:00 a.m. and noon to receive
cash for the cans.
For more info, see theGSKHwebsite calendar entry on April 20.
Earth Day
:
April 22
The It’sYour Planet—Love It! Leadership
JourneysharmonizenicelywithEarth
Dayprojects like reducingwasteand
savingenergy. Thesecanbedoneyear
round!
ReduceWaste:
Brownies:
Browniescanmake reducing
wastea focusof theirWOW!Wondersof
Water Journey. Seepages56–59of the
girls’ book andpages70–74of theadult
guide.
Juniors:
See the “Paper or Plastic”
timelinestartingonpage26of thegirls’
GETMOVINGbook, and the “Waste,
Energy, andWastedEnergy” section
startingonpage27. Girlscanalso
“crochet” a reusablebag fromplastic
grocerybags after being inspiredby the
profileof “RecycleCindy” onpage41 of
thegirls’ book.
Ambassadors:
Aspart of theJUSTICE
journey, girlscanchoose to “Do the
Math” onpage44 (StepTwo toward the
Sageaward) onwater bottlesor bags for
oneof their personal commitments to
environmental justice.
Save Energy:
Juniors:
Juniorscanuse thiseffort for
the “Now,WhatCanYouDo?” challenge
(seepages 18–19of theGETMOVING!
girls’ book).
Cadettes:
Cadettescanprepare for
anEarthHour effort by getting familiar
with the informationonelectricityand
air pollutiononpage35of theBREATHE
girls’ book. Theycanalso readabout
makingelectricity sustainable, in the
“Feeling theWindat Your Back” section
that beginsonpage91.
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rescue
animals
reuse
reduce
don’
litter
shop at the
farmer’smarket
ride
a bike
turn off
the TV
plant trees
and flowers
save
water
walk
more
clean up!
HutchinsonGirl Scouts presented Roger Crispin of Midwest
Iron&Metal a certificate of appreciation for their cooperation
and support of this initiative.
recycle
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