Today’s adults will not solve every environmental challenge we face in the world. We will make progress, certainly, but the solutions to most of the major problems that plague us will not come in our lifetimes. The future of our species — and with it, the future of all life on Earth — hinges on the actions of our children and their children.
We cannot sit back idly and expect generations yet to come to take up the banner of environmentalism and sustainability. We must begin by educating — and inspiring — our youth to enlightenment and action. One program that has been successfully motivating youth to learn about the environment is the Fairchild Challenge.Read Full Article
Blue Planet Green Living (BPGL) asked Harry Johansing, CEO of Costa Rica Natural and EcoPaper, “What are the five most important things we can do to save the planet?”
2. Be honest.Read Full Article
“Waste is a resource. But when people think of waste, they usually think of it as trash, rather asking, What can we do with it?
“Everything we use at Costa Rica Natural paper products is totally disregarded material,” says Harry Johansing, the company’s founder. “There’s no other use for it. When I approach a new fiber, I look at it as, Is this completely trash? and then I ask, How can I use it?Read Full Article