Sustainable Development of Natural Resources

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Sustainable Development of Natural Resources

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  1. Sustainable Development of Natural Resources

    Slide 1 - Sustainable Development of Natural Resources

  2. What is natural resource sustainable?

    Slide 2 - What is natural resource sustainable?

    • Allowing human use of natural resources, while maintaining long-term production of the product
  3. What is sustainable development?

    Slide 3 - What is sustainable development?

    • Provide for humanity
    • Safeguard the environment
  4. What is sustainable land management?

    Slide 4 - What is sustainable land management?

    • Minimizes land degradation
    • Restoration of damaged land
    • Maintaining optimal use of the land
  5. What can you do to be sustainable?

    Slide 5 - What can you do to be sustainable?

    • 7 areas to consider:
    • Transportation
    • Food
    • Household operations
    • Landscape
    • Products
    • Waste
    • Participate
  6. Sustainable Transportation

    Slide 6 - Sustainable Transportation

    • Drive less
    • Live near school
    • Carpool, bus, bike, or walk
  7. Sustainable Food

    Slide 7 - Sustainable Food

    • Buy local food
    • Increase your consumption of fruit and vegetables
    • Buy organic food
    • Use reusable plates and utensils
  8. Sustainable Household

    Slide 8 - Sustainable Household

    • Install energy efficient light bulbs
    • Put on a sweater not the heat
    • Run full loads in the washing machine and dishwasher
  9. Sustainable Landscape

    Slide 9 - Sustainable Landscape

    • Avoid pesticides
    • Use mulch to control weeds
    • Plant drought tolerant plants
    • Don’t water your lawn in the summer
  10. Sustainable Products

    Slide 10 - Sustainable Products

    • Borrow or rent instead of purchasing new
    • Repair rather than replace
    • Buy previously owned products
    • Buy locally made products
    • Give earth-friendly gifts in earth-friendly packaging
  11. Sustainable Waste

    Slide 11 - Sustainable Waste

    • Reduce
    • Sell or give away used furniture, clothing, bicycles
    • Reuse
    • Compost food and yard waste for use in the garden
    • Recycle
    • Paper, cardboard, glass, metal, batteries, and fluorescent light bulbs
  12. Participate in Sustainability

    Slide 12 - Participate in Sustainability

    • Learn about the local plant and animal species
    • Assist local groups in sustainable issues
    • Get to know your neighbors
    • When you turn 18 or if you are 18 VOTE!