Opinion

Friday was Earth Day. What do you do (every day) to help the environment?

``I go cycling and we (my wife and I) plant small trees and shrubs around the yard.''

Peter Gailmore

Mercer Island

Retired

``I try to pick up litter and not litter too much.''

Sam Kerchner

Kent/Covington

Skateboarder

``I recycle with a passion. Some people are careless and drop dirt and garbage in with the recycling.''

Jan Linville

West Seattle

Nurse

``I pick up litter.''

Ali Dickenstein

Mercer Island

5-year-old, pre-kindergarten

``I try to make the Earth not sick ... I help my dad and mom take out the garbage and I sort cans.''

Sydney Kaplan

Mercer Island

5-year-old, pre-kindergarten

``We recycle, and I buy organic and talk to my kids about recycling and the environment.''

Andrea Dickenstein

Mercer Island

Mom

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