Personal Narrative: My Ecological Footprint

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As Americans we believe that the resources on Earth we use on a daily basis are renewable, and very abundant, however that is not the case. I will admit that I am one of these people, and after taking the quiz to figure out my ecological footprint I found that it would take five planet Earths to support my lifestyle if everyone lived like me. My life style utilizes 24.4 global acres of Earth’s productive area. Services, shelter, and good are the 3 categories that make up most of my foot print. Now that I am aware of the problem it is time to address it. The website provided me with several different options to combat the problem. If I start to recycle, or buy products made out of recycled packaging, that would be one way I could lessen my
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