16 Apr '12, 3am

Recycle something you no longer need:

Recycle something you no longer need:

The first national Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970. An estimated one in 10 Americans participated, drawing attention from both the media and the federal government. While widespread pollution problems were at the forefront of Earth Day issues, preventing litter, responsibly disposing of waste and recycling was also a main focus. Leading up to and following the first Earth Day, recycling and litter clean-up programs sprang up across the U.S., particularly at high schools, colleges, youth groups and religious institutions. The chasing arrows recycling symbol, which was created by 23-year-old college student Gary Anderson in the late 1960s to 1970, also grew in popularity. In the same year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was formed as a federal response to mounting environmental concerns. Meanwhile, Congress passed the Resource Recovery Act , which shifte...

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