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Quick, general, solid waste and recycling presentation
Quick, general, solid waste and recycling presentation
Quick, general, solid waste and recycling presentation
Quick, general, solid waste and recycling presentation
Quick, general, solid waste and recycling presentation
Quick, general, solid waste and recycling presentation
Quick, general, solid waste and recycling presentation
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Quick, general, solid waste and recycling presentation

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General recycling presentation created by the NC Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance.

General recycling presentation created by the NC Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance.

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  • 1. SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT OPTIONS <ul><li>Landfills/ “Dumps” </li></ul><ul><li>Waste to Energy/ Incineration </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer Stations </li></ul><ul><li>Compost Facilities </li></ul><ul><li>MRF (Material Recovery Facility) </li></ul>
  • 2. MRF SEPARATION PROCESS
  • 3. LANDFILL COMPONENTS <ul><li>Clay and Plastic Liners </li></ul><ul><li>Leachate “Garbage Coffee” Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Methane Gas Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Groundwater and Methane Testing Wells </li></ul><ul><li>Storm Water Run-Off Pipes </li></ul><ul><li>MATERIAL DOESN’T DEGRADE </li></ul>
  • 4. THE 3 Rs – 1. Recycle <ul><li>Saves limited natural resources </li></ul><ul><li>Prevents greenhouse gas emissions and water pollutants </li></ul><ul><li>Saves energy </li></ul><ul><li>Provides raw materials for industry and creates jobs </li></ul><ul><li>Saves landfill space </li></ul>
  • 5. THE 3 Rs – 2. Waste Reduction <ul><li>Make double sided copies. </li></ul><ul><li>Circulate memos, documents and periodicals. </li></ul><ul><li>Use durable cups and silverware. </li></ul><ul><li>Proof-read documents on the computer screen. </li></ul><ul><li>Purchase merchandise with minimal packaging or order in bulk. </li></ul><ul><li>Read periodicals online. </li></ul><ul><li>Send e-cards. </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce your junk mail by writing to the Direct Marketing Association at Mail Preference Service, PO Box 9008, Farmingdale, NY 11735-9008. </li></ul>
  • 6. THE 3 Rs – 3. Reuse <ul><li>Reuse envelopes. </li></ul><ul><li>Reuse single-sided paper for scratch paper. </li></ul><ul><li>Reuse foam peanuts and other packaging material. </li></ul><ul><li>Use remanufactured or surplus office equipment. </li></ul><ul><li>Use rechargeable batteries. </li></ul><ul><li>Use rechargeable fax and printer cartridges. </li></ul><ul><li>Compost grass clippings and food waste. </li></ul><ul><li>Donate toys and other items to charity. </li></ul>
  • 7. WHAT DO THE 3 ARROWS STAND FOR? <ul><li>Collection of Recyclables </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing of the Material </li></ul><ul><li>Buy Recycled Products </li></ul>
  • 8. RECYCLED PRODUCT EXAMPLES <ul><li>Recycled Paper – tissue and copier </li></ul><ul><li>Crumb tires – playground surfaces and soaker hoses </li></ul><ul><li>Remanufactured products – toner cartridges and office furniture </li></ul><ul><li>Re-refined motor oil </li></ul><ul><li>Aluminum and Steel Cans, Glass Bottles </li></ul><ul><li>Plastic Lumber – benches and decks </li></ul><ul><li>EcoSpun Fabric – shirts and carpet </li></ul>
  • 9. WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP! <ul><li>Reduce, Reuse, Recycle </li></ul><ul><li>Buy Recycled Products </li></ul><ul><li>Become involved </li></ul><ul><li>Tell your friends </li></ul><ul><li>THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME. </li></ul><ul><li>ANY QUESTIONS? </li></ul>

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