Let’s start recycling in Tbilisi!

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Let’s start recycling in Tbilisi!

  1. 1. Let’s start waste recycling in Tbilisi! with
  2. 2. Waste recycling, what is it?
  3. 3. What is recycling? To reuse or transform waste into new products
  4. 4. Why recycle?
  5. 5. Where does our waste go? Almost all waste we produce in Georgia goes into landfills
  6. 6. Landfill Filling landfills is not nice for the environment
  7. 7. How long does it take to decompose? Plastic Bottles - 450 years Aluminum Can - 200-500 years Glass - never Plastic Bags - 200-1000 years
  8. 8. Recycling saves resources Save paper, save trees ! Recycling 1 ton of paper saves 13 trees and 30,000 litres of drinking water
  9. 9. Recycling saves resources Save plastic, save energy ! 1 recycled plastic bottle would save enough energy to power a 60- watt light bulb for 3 hours
  10. 10. Recycling saves resources Save glass, save energy ! Making new bottles with recycled glass saves 25% energy
  11. 11. How and What to recycle?
  12. 12. Waste separation First let’s separate our various waste at home, at school
  13. 13. Waste disposal Dispose your separated waste in specific containers
  14. 14. And then, what happens?
  15. 15. Collection of waste A company comes to pick up the waste and send it to recycling factories
  16. 16. PAPER recycling With PAPER, a factory in Tbilisi produces toilet paper
  17. 17. GLASS recycling With GLASS, a factory in Ksani makes new bottles
  18. 18. CARDBOARD recycling With CARDBOARD, a factory in Tserovani produces new cardboard
  19. 19. PLASTIC recycling With PLASTIC, a factory in Iran makes new containers

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