Write and submit a short essay response to the following questions
- Do you recycle? Why, or why not?
- What ways can your community Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle?
- What is composting and how does it work? What types of materials can be composted?
- Why does compostable material that goes to a regular landfill not break down as quickly as in a compost environment?
- What is “zero waste” and could your family, community, or state meet this goal? Why or why not?
- Discuss how cities such as San Francisco and Austin are reducing waste. Are the citizens and business required to participate?