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Caring For The Environment

More and more people are getting excited about caring for our environment. Young people also have an important part to play in conserving our resources. Every bit you do helps save natural resources and landfill space.

Some things you can do to help are:

  • Recycle paper, aluminum, plastic, and glass
  • Use less hot water
  • Buy reusable items instead of disposables
  • Start a recycling program at your school
  • Use your blue box to recycle cans, glass, & newspaper

For further information:

The following organizations will provide information and/or assistance (click on the agency's name for more information):


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County 4-H Youth Development Program
(585)394-3977 x435
A variety of training and activity programs including 4-H programs.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
(585) 226-2466
State agency responsible for enforcing environmental laws

New York State Department of Health
(315) 789-3030



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