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The One Thing You Must Do Today To Save The Planet

By Sebrina Zerkus Smith |
Three minutes is all you need to make a difference.

According to stats compiled by Oberlin College, if everyone did this one simple thing, it could keep 250 million pounds of recyclables out of the waste stream.

Stop, right now -- and go clean out your car.

You read right. Just three minutes is all you need to properly dispose of all the wrappers, soda cans and plastic water bottles that are tumbling around in your floorboard.

I know it sounds like a small thing, but wouldn’t you normally handle this nuisance chore while you’re filling up your car or stopping at a convenience store for a cold drink? In the absence of a proper recycling bin, where does all that trash end up?

Get it, now?

By thoughtfully disposing of these recyclable items, you’ll keep them out of our already clogged landfills.

Three minutes is all you need to make a difference.

Isn’t the planet worth three minutes of your time?

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