silhouette of Scout students showing help to each other Hold hands and pull each other up from the cliff to explore the beautiful forest in the evening as the sun sets.While earning this badge, Scouts learn about climate change, species extinction, resource extraction, green chemistry, recycling, and zero-waste manufacturing. They also learn to reduce waste and teach sustainable practices to others, helping conserve Earth’s resources. Scouts develop and implement a plan to reduce their water usage, household food waste, and learn about the sustainability of different energy sources, including fossil fuels, solar, wind, nuclear, hydropower, and geothermal.


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