New initiatives being taken

 

 

Picking up litter because it’s the right thing to do

 

 

People care

 

 

No more “Tacoma Aroma”

 

 

More salmon, more trees

 

 

Co-existing with nature

 

 

Fish are coming back

 

 

A shift to recycling

 

 

More aware of land conservation

 

 

Increase in trail access

 

 

Less garbage; only fill one bag every other week

 

 

Composting is a cool trend!

 

 

Starbucks lets you use coffee grounds

 

 

Cleaner rivers

 

 

Cleaner oceans

 

 

Awareness of water run - off

 

 

Buying land to preserve it, not built on it

 

 

Greater effort to preserve energy

 

 

Schools are teaching and participating in the “green movement”

 

 

Saving the apple orchard

 

 

Fuel efficient cars

 

 

Fort Lewis trying to use

energy efficient fuels

 

 

 

University of Washington helping to create a positive environmental impact

 

 

 

Better air quality

 

 

New methods of teaching about

 the natural world

 

 

Less smog

 

 

More hawks, eagles, and

animals in general

 

 

 

Politicians advocating for environment

 

 

 

Replacing household cleaners with

less harsh cleaners

 

 

Exxon Mobil founders push for change in fuel sources and management

 

 

Headline from The News Tribune: “There’s still time to fight climate change, study says”

 

 

Nisqually council successfully works to make a cooperative conservation of Nisqually River

 

 

Headline from The News Tribune: “Humpbacks make a comeback”

 

 

Clean-up Crews

 

 

Reducing &

 

 Reusing

 

 

Energy Efficient

 

Products

 

 

Shift in

 

Environmentally

 

Friendly Industries

 

 

 

Future Generations

 

Show Concern

 

 

 

Participation

 

 

 

Restoring and

 

Maintaining

Habitats

 

 

 

Carpooling

 

 

 

Protecting Lakes

 

and Trees

 

 

 

Providing choices:

 

Good, bad,

less bad

 

 

 

Alternative

 

transport system