If something is sustainable it should last forever.  To sustain something is to keep and support it for the future.
 

What you can do



There are many ways to be sustainable.  These might involve;

Recycling or reusing items whether it's a cardboard box, an old toy or a woolly jumper!
Using less electricity and not wasting water and food always help too. 

In fact many of the ways that we can help the environment are sustainable.  This is because in helping the environment we are helping to sustain it!  

For heaps of helpful hints on sustainability go to our popular factsheet Environment, below.

Even if you adopt just one or two of these living tips you will be helping us and thousands of other children keep the planet healthy for future generations.

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