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Trash

  1. 1. TRASH Too much trush
  2. 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. 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. 4. WHAT’s American Trash <ul><li>Trash types &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. 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. 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. 7. LANDFILLS Land Disposal <ul><li>Although SOURCE REDUCTION, REUSE & 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. 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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