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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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96 votes
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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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111 votes
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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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Field Trips!

At the Grass Roots Youth Summit our community youth suggested we: take groups to places that are interesting and educational. For example, go places affected by our bad habits, places worth preserving, etc.

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102 votes
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Offer Economic incentives

At the Grass Roots Youth Summit our community youth suggested we: incentivize energy efficiency with tools like net metering, tax rebates, or revolving loans

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Utilize local resources

At the Grass Roots Youth Summit our community youth suggested we: make use of resources specific to the area like methane gas from landfills, hydro-electric, solar, wind, biofuels (switchgrass)

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