Episode 502: A Million Trees

Original Airdate: 
Monday, October 7, 2013 - Sunday, October 13, 2013
Next Airdate: 
Monday, June 2, 2014 - Sunday, June 8, 2014

Eco Company meets up with teens grabbing shovels, putting on gloves and digging in! They're from the 4H Million Trees Project and Woodside High School in Northern California. On this Sunday they're planting 26 new redwood trees in Huddart State Park. It's all part of the goal of planting a million trees worldwide! Jordan grabs a shovel to help out and to learn more.

Then off to summer camp we go! Eco Company visits Soil Born Farms in metropolitan Sacramento, a 55 acre urban farm. Besides growing fruits & vegetables to ensure everyone in the community has affordable, high quality produce, this farm also runs an education program that teaches students about farming, how their food is grown, and the importance of the nearby river to the growing process. We catch up with them during the first week of summer camp!

We all know to recycle paper, plastic, cans and glass bottles, right. Well, there's one more thing that should be at the top of your recycling list...clothes!...textiles! Jalena visits a textile recycling company and learns some shocking facts about our poor record when it comes to recycling clothes. She also learns that recycling your clothes can be easy!