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Ever since Generation Z could speak, we’ve been hearing about all the little things we are doing that are killing the planet. As we got a little bit older, we were told we needed to save it. We learned how to recycle properly in first grade, what our carbon footprints were in second grade, and by third grade we were worried about the conservation of water and electricity.

If I knew one thing back then, it’s that I had to be careful with what I did, or I could single handedly destroy the planet we live on. …

Mallory Simon

born and raised in pittsburgh, pennsylvania. student at penn state. passionate about social progress.

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