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Environment Checklist for _____________
Start Date ________   Completion Date ________

1. Number of trees planted...
____ Trees planted is the goal, providing 40 percent coverage of the area.
____ Trees actually planted, providing ____ percent coverage of the area.

2. Number of persons with solar cookers...
____ Persons provided with solar cookers, is the goal.
____ Persons actually provided with solar cookers.

3. Number of buildings with downspouts diverted from the sewer...
____ Buildings with downspouts fitted with diverters and/or rain barrels,
          is the goal.
____ Buildings with downspouts actually fitted with diverters and/or rain barrels.

4. Number of low-flow toilets installed or retrofited...
____ Low-flow toilets installed or retrofitted, is the goal.
____ Low-flow toilets actually installed or retrofitted.

5. Number of LED lights installed...
____ LED lights installed, is the goal.
____ LED lights actually installed.

6. Number of letters to support pollution controls for diesel fuel...
____ Letters sent to support pollution controls for diesel fuel, is the goal.
____ Letters actually sent to support pollution controls for diesel fuel.

7. Number of information sheets to support wind turbines...
____ Information sheets on wind turbines sent to legislators, is the goal.
____ Information sheets on wind turbines actually sent to legislators.

8. Number of information sheets to support ocean wave turbines...
____ Information sheets on ocean wave turbines sent to legislators, is the goal.
____ Information sheets on ocean wave turbines actually sent to legislators.

9. Number of letters to support systems that support motor vehicles that use cleaner fuels...
____ Letters sent to legislators to support use of cleaner fuels for motor vehicles, is one goal.
____ Letters actually sent to legislators to support use of cleaner fuels for motor vehicles.
____ Number of cars using cleaner fuels within your city, is the goal.
____ Number of cars actually using cleaner fuels within your city.

10. Number of information sheets to support recycling toxic materials...
____ Information sheets on recycling toxic materials sent to legislators, is the goal.
____ Information sheets on recycling toxic materials actually sent to legislators.

It is often easiest to get started with helping by getting involved with an environmental organization or project.

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For more information, contact Dr. R. Jerry Adams at jadams@awesomelibrary.org. or http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Science/Ecology/Ecology.html