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Environmental engineers use science and engineering skills to improve the environment. As an environmental engineer, you might measure pollutants and plan ways to reduce the source of pollution, or you might help to ensure that dangerous chemicals don’t poison drinking water. (Starting salary: $45,310)

As an engineer you might
  • Developing better ways to recycle
    plastic bottles?
  • Designing ways to supply towns with
    clean water?
  • Improving waste-removal processes?

Want to know more?
Learn about air-quality issues, decide what you can do about it, and then make a change in your community’s environment—just like an environmental engineer. Use the Girl Scout Cadette journey book Breathe from the It’s Your Planet—Love It! series to earn leadership awards.
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