Andrew Vera's Eco-Web

Andrew Vera's Eco-Web
Paper
Trees
1 Day
Write on the computer, not on paper.
Retainers
Oil
50 Years
Don't replace them, just wash them off.
Gel
Oil
1 Year
Use small amounts of it.
Binder
Oil
8 Months
Get one big binder instead of 7 smaller binders.
Pencil
Trees
1 Week
Instead of buying wood pencils, buy lead pencils.
Kitchen Table
Trees
3 Years
Take apart and build a dog house.
Matress
Cotton
10 Years
Use for another bed in the house.
Basketball
Oil
3 Years
Donate to Toys for Tots.
Glass Cup
Sand
5 Years
Make it into a window.
Cell Phone
Oil
2 Years
When I want to buy a new one, recycle the cell phone, and the company can use it again.
Water
Water
1 Day
Drink filtered tap water instead of buying bottles.
Money
Trees
1 Day
Use a debit card instead of money.
Tooth Paste
Flouride
3 Months
Get a big tube of paste instead of buying a bunch of smaller ones.
Books
Trees
1 Month
Sell at yard sale or donate to a school or library.
Ceramic Plate
Clay
15 Years
Give them to my grandparents so they can use them for a long time too.
Glasses
Sand and Iron
6 Months
Instead of changing the lenses everytime I run out of contacts, change it every four time I get now contacts.
School ID
Oil
8 Months
Instead of throwing it out, use it as an ID in my wallet.
Ipod Touch
Oil
2 Years
Don't waste the battery, and make it last longer than two years.
Wooden Stool
Trees
5 Months
Use as fire wood instead cutting down trees.
Bed Sheets
Cotton
3 Months
Use as a blanket for a pet.
Coca Cola Cans
Aluminum
1 Day
Instead of buying cans, buy liters of sodas.
Shoes
Oil
2 Months
Instead of buying new ones when they rip, glue it back together and wait longer to get another pair.
Counter Top
Granite
7 Years
Install it into another families house, like my grandparents.
Guitar Strings
Copper
3 Years
Reuse them on another guitar.
Guitar
Trees
3 Years
Use the guitar as a bird house.
Tooth Brush
Oil
4 Months
Wash it off more thoroughly each time I brush so it will stay cleaner for longer.
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