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

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