Activities

Activity #1.       Weight your/family garbage for 7 days:

1.1.     Compare your average waste weight to your country average per person, and  global average:

1.2.    Suggest ways to minimize your personal waste

 Activity #2:  The 5 ‘Rs’ are 5 key factors when thinking about how to minimize your waste, Find out what  they are and give an example from your personal life.

Activity #3.       Ecological footprint:

3.1.     Calculate your own footprint: link to  survey

http://ecologicalfootprint.com/

3.2.    List of countries by ecological footprint:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_ecological_footprint

USA and Canada have a similar Ecological footprint, However one country has a deficit and the other does not. Explain why.

3.3.  What is  the connection between Ecological footprint, Country area and population?