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Connection Interrupted...... Try Again Courtney, Jenn & Anna

How might we connect to nature to break the disconnect?

Pillars of Persuasion

I. Awareness
II. Education
III. Action

Stats and Facts

  • 9 Billion coffee pods enter Landfills every year
  • A plastic bag has an average "working life" of 15 minutes
  • 2, 156, 408, 909, 650 tons of plastic waste dumped in oceans
  • 14% of all litter comes from beverage containers
  • A golf course requires 100, 000 to 1, 000, 000 gallons of water per week
  • 2 litres of water is used to package 1 bottle of water
  • Great Pacific Garbage Patch - Look it up!!
2018 Mother Jones and the Foundation for National Progress

How does this affect our Community?

  • Water shortage is becoming an issue in the world we live - We have experienced time restricted residential water use
  • Cities have implemented recycling and organic material collection due to landfills being too full and overflowing
  • Dog parks are increasing as is pet waste which is contributing to added pollution in our water
  • Companies are not considering the impacts of development and are only looking for a profit
  • Humans believe they are at the top of the food chain and have a feeling of entitlement
  • "It's not my problem" mindset
NOW WHAT????

What can we do now to solve these problems?

  • Conserve Water
  • Flick the Switch
  • Close the Door
  • Plant Gardens
  • Void Plastic Bags and Lunches
  • Recycle
  • Reuse
  • Compost
  • Walk or Bike
  • Give Experience Gifts
  • Change Mindset
Put the Pieces Together

Credits:

Created with images by rawpixel - "signal travel landscape stencil network wireless adventure" • Schwoaze - "nature forest waters" • Vined - "zhangjiajie wulingyuan quartz sandstone peak woodland landscape" • Vined - "zhangjiajie wulingyuan quartz sandstone peak woodland landscape" • Vined - "zhangjiajie wulingyuan quartz sandstone peak woodland landscape" • geralt - "businessman think thoughts" • Alexas_Fotos - "teamwork fit together together"

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