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Unformatted text preview: . By recycling materials used in homes, more resources could be used for the war effort. People worked to make things last • In the 1960’s the Environmental Movement started. More Americans became aware of recycling and environmental consciousness was rising. • April 22, 1970 : First national Earth Day • In 1970 , the Environmental Protection Agency is created with the mission to “protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment.” • In 1974 , Missouri started the first curbside recycling program History of Recycling Now YOU can help! http://www.greenecoservices.com/history-of-recycling/...
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course KIN 2577 taught by Professor Carson during the Spring '10 term at LSU.
- Spring '10