ACTIVATE INITIATIVE #4 for All Ages: BE A CIVIC LEADER FOR PLASTIC POLLUTION WITH THESE LETTER & ACTION TOOLS.
Addyson wants to inspire you to learn more about how laws, leadership & lifestyle can help solve plastic pollution, these tools will help you participate as you grow into your stewardship responsibilities!
Addy invites you to check out this LA Times article by Annie Leonard & Martin Bourque: Berkley Isn't Just Attacking Plastic Waste, It's Rejecting Our Entire Throw Away Culture. Then, as a teacher, parent or other helper, have a conversation with your young steward(s) about the impact of policy and how adult choices are heard through voting. Use Addyson's letter & script tools to help young stewards share their voices & thoughts with leaders! Addy asks adult helpers to consider taking their young steward(s) to visit local city or state leaders office's. They can even share their thoughts on plastic pollution while there, then use the letter tool as a follow up!
ACTIVATE USING THESE STEWARDSHIP TOOLS
USE Addy's "CHANGE IT UP" Letter TOOL to CONNECT with your LOCAL and STATE LEADERSHIP on Plastic Pollution Policies that can change our world! Adult Mentors can help young stewards look up laws and current events related to the plastic pollution crisis to learn more. Then use this letter tool to offer support or thoughts!
Be A LEADER for WASTE MANAGEMENT when you USE Addy's PLEDGE to go Plastic Free SCRIPT TOOL to approach your principal, PTA and student leadership for HELP enact a PLASTIC FREE PLEDGE WEEK (and waste system) on your school campus. When you present with this tool, also use the Waste Management VIDEO: Waste Sorting in Palo Alto Schools, which offers solutions you can enact on your campus with student helpers, this becomes a sustainable solution if your week turns into a program! 5 Gyres Ambassador, Addyson asks you to REFUSE the top 5 sources of single use plastic on your campus and at home: bags, straws, WATER BOTTLES and to-go containers & cups.
As an ADULT HELPER, assist young stewards to learn from your ACTION, when you CONTACT Leadership about important topics from the Surfrider Action Alert Center Page.
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