Nature

Compost instead of fertilizer

At the Grass Roots Youth Summit our community youth suggested we: use compost instead of fertilizer to decrease the amount of chemicals that go into the ground and water systems.

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Eat & grow local foods

At the Grass Roots Youth Summit our community youth suggested we: encourage eat and grow local foods to reduce transportation costs, pesticide use, and support the local economy

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Tree sanctuaries

At the Grass Roots Youth Summit our community youth suggested we: identify areas to protect and restore trees

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Make recycling more efficient & accessible

At the Grass Roots Youth Summit our community youth suggested we: Recycle more, and divert waste from landfills like "Trash Mountain"

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We are the Natural State

At the Grass Roots Youth Summit our community youth suggested we: use "The Natural State" name to inspire. Taking pride and moving forward as a leader.

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Use hopeful messaging

At the Grass Roots Youth Summit our community youth suggested we: emphasize that it's evolution, not revolution

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Provide Leadership

At the Grass Roots Youth Summit our community youth suggested we: (government) provide leadership. In order to promote change, someone must lead the way

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Start Educating Early

At the Grass Roots Youth Summit our community youth suggested we: teach awareness and encourage healthy lifestyles at an early age (definitely by elementary school)

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Personalization

At the Grass Roots Youth Summit our community youth suggested we: make the message personal

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Increase access to information

At the Grass Roots Youth Summit our community youth suggested we: make information readily available (website, pamphlets, signs)

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Events & activities:

At the Grass Roots Youth Summit our community youth suggested we: have timely messaging (start campaigns on Earth Day), get people excited about going green

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Share the consequences of inaction

At the Grass Roots Youth Summit our community youth suggested we: inform citizens on the realities of climate change and the effects of their actions

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