"Approximately 46% of the lakes in America are too polluted for fishing, aquatic life, or swimming." Pollution is a problem because it is affecting the nation, for the worse; and recycling is the best solution. At the rate the world is going, global warming, human health, food supply and rising seas will all be increased immensely. The world as it is, is already polluted to a point of no-return. We must do something about it Now. Major companies around the world such as General Electric, Coca-Cola, Home Depot, etc. are going green. Not the color green, but are helping the community and the world to be a greener, healthier place for us all. More and more companies are helping out the worlds, yet some are only making it worse with harsh air pollution. As of today Americans make up 4% of the world’s population, yet we produce 25% of the world’s carbon dioxide pollution, from fossil fuel burning. That’s more than China, Japan, & India combined. And every minute the U.S. uses $million dollars worth of energy
The world and places of our ancestors, of which some died for, are not being taken over, but rather being destroyed by greedy money-making companies. However, some companies with integrity are helping the Earth in its time of need by planting trees, making cars that run on electricity, or even as little as choosing paper instead of plastic.
Such companies discussed earlier are making the world greener by doing things such as making better fuel efficient cars that require less gas than other cars or using paper instead of plastic bags, or even little things such as using less plastic and planting more and more trees. General Electric for example is making solar panels which run on the ever-running power of the sun, instead of using traditional light bulbs which run on electricity. Also even making light bulbs...
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