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  • 1. TRASH Too much trush
  • 2. Solutions and Results
    • Source REDUCTION
    • REUSING
    • RECYCLING
    • Create new JOBS
    • Reduce LANDFILLS
    • Reduce POLLUTION
  • 3. Too much trash: reducing solid waste
    • Durable Goods (i.e., tires, appliances, furniture)
    • Nondurable goods (paper, clothing, certain disposable products)
    phone books clothing furniture grass clippings cans boxes bottles wrappings TRASH
  • 4. WHAT’s American Trash
    • Trash types &percentages:
    • Paper 40.4%
    • Yard triming 17.6%
    • Matals(steel,alum)8.5%
    • Plastics 8.0%
    • Food scraps 7.4%
    • Glass 7.0%
    • Other 11.6%
  • 5. Cats have nine lives glass new product bottle reused recycled paper recycled paperwork new product recycled newspaper plastic Milk jug Bird feeder plants watering
  • 6. HOW to reduce solid waste
    • SOURCE REDUCTION
    • REUSE
    • RECYCLE
    • RESPOND
  • 7. LANDFILLS Land Disposal
    • Although SOURCE REDUCTION, REUSE & RECYCLING divert large portions of waste from disposal, some waste still must be placed in landfills
    • LANDFILLS are carefully designed structures built into or on top of the ground in which WASTE IS ISOLATED from the surrounding environment
  • 8. Words with similar meaning
    • WASTE
    • GARBAGE
    • RUBBISH
    • TRASH
    • DISPOSAL
    • THROW AWAY
    • GET RID OF SOMETHING