5 Tips for Teaching Kids About Sustainable Living

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In the new millennium, being a resident of planet Earth means you have more of a responsibility than ever to take care of your home. As our population grows and natural resources become more depleted, it's up to us to do our part to find and use alternative fuels, recycle our papers, plastics and metals, and in general, lead a more sustainable lifestyle.

And it doesn't stop with us -- it's up to us to guide our children in the same direction to help ensure our planet's sustainability for future generations. If you believe that children are our future, then you indeed need to teach them well and let them lead the way.

Read on for five tips on teaching your children about sustainable living and then help them put these lessons into practice so they can be good stewards of the Earth.