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    Solid Waste Solid Waste Presentation Transcript

    • • Segregate - To separate or isolate from others or from a main body or group.
    • •Dispose -Waste that cannot be reused or recycled in some form eventually finds its way to disposal. This disposal includes landfills, but an increasing number of municipalities have elected to divert waste into resource recovery. And …
    • •Reduce The first and most effective component of the waste hierarchy is reducing the waste created. Consumers are encouraged to reduce their waste by purchasing in bulk, buying items with less packaging and switching to reusable instead of single-use items. Businesses can adopt manufacturing methods that require fewer resources and generate less waste. In addition to benefiting the environment, these efforts often offer consumers and businesses the financial incentive of lower expenses in purchases.
    • Reuse Despite efforts to reduce the amount of waste generated, consumers and businesses still create substantial waste. Much of thewaste can immediately be reused to minimize the strain on the environment and municipal waste management. Recycle When waste is eventually discarded, segregating items for recycling from other waste is important. Recyclables include glass, newspaper, aluminum, cardboard and a surprising array of other materials.
    • My Recycling Procedure: