What We All Can Do Everyday
Every day in countless ways, we all have opportunities to make a difference.
This list was the product of a brain-storming session of a great group of
Kids Make A Difference kids on things we can all do every day to make a difference.
See what you are already doing and what you can start doing:
- Don't waste.
- Use a reusable lunch bag, food containers, water bottles, etc.
- Avoid using disposable containers, cups, and utensils at restaurants.
(Bring your own, go where they wash and reuse, or eat at home.)
- Get a pair of ceramic chopsticks, and bring them with you when you go out for Chinese food.
- Bring your own reusable bag, when going shopping.
- Use pens in which you can refill the ink.
- Reuse the other side of old papers for scrap.
- Recycle what you can, even if you have to go out of your way sometimes.
- Break six-pack rings.
- Turn the water faucet off while brushing your teeth.
- Turn the lights off when you leave a room.
- Donate the toys and clothes you don't use anymore, to those in need.
- Recharge and reuse batteries.
- Use your energy more to play; use batteries and electricity less.
- Read more books; watch less television.
- Use the Sunday comics for wrapping presents.
- Eat less processed foods.
- Choose to eat natural, unpackaged fruits, vegetables, and nuts, as much as possible.
- Be kind to others.
- Help others.
- Ask questions.
- Find peaceful solutions.
- Set a good example for others to follow.
- Write a letter to a newspaper editor.
- Write a letter to a particular company.
- Write a letter to the government.
- E-mail this page to others.
- Join Kids Make A Difference!
What Kids Can Do
What Adults Can Do