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3 R's

  1. 1. 3 R’s
  2. 2. REDUCE <ul><li>MINIMIZE WASTE TO MINIMIZE WORK </li></ul>
  3. 3. Try to guess what the following images are.
  4. 4. What is this?
  5. 6. 426,000 cell phones discarded daily.
  6. 7. What is this?
  7. 10. 200,000 cigarette packs, the same number of Americans who die every six months due to smoking.
  8. 11. What is this ?
  9. 12. Set-up of thousands of small pictures, showing the traces of 11,000 planes, the number of commercial flights taking place in the U.S. every 8 hours.
  10. 13. What is this ?
  11. 15. 170,000 batteries are produced every 15 minutes.
  12. 16. What is this?
  13. 18. 65,000 cigarettes. The number of Americans under 18 that start smoking every month.
  14. 19. What is this?
  15. 21. 1 million of plastic cups trashed every six hours in commercial flights.
  16. 22. What is this?
  17. 24. 60,000 plastic bags, discarded every 5 seconds.
  18. 25. What is this?
  19. 27. 2 million plastic bottles, dumped every 5 minutes.
  20. 28. This is not a picture.
  21. 30. It’s 106,000 aluminium cans, thrown into the garbage every 30 seconds.
  22. 31. THIS IS WASTE ART These pictures are part of the exhibit &quot;Running the Numbers, an American Self Portait&quot;, of photographer Chris Jordan, highlighting the millions of objects that accumulate in the planet, well beyond our sight. The numbers mentioned were obtained from the quantities of waste discarded only in the United States. Imagine what world figures are!
  23. 32. WAYS TO REDUCE <ul><li>Reducing saves resources </li></ul><ul><li>Replace disposable with reusable </li></ul><ul><li>Donate useful items to charitable groups </li></ul><ul><li>Rent, lend, and borrow instead of buying new </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in your local recycling programs </li></ul><ul><li>Reuse envelopes </li></ul><ul><li>Donate old magazine to hospitals, offices, and other waiting rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Use the front and back of your paper. </li></ul>
  24. 33. REUSE <ul><li>GIVE YOUR </li></ul><ul><li>PURCHASES </li></ul><ul><li>ANOTHER LIFE </li></ul>
  25. 34. REUSE <ul><li>To reuse means to put into action or service again. </li></ul><ul><li>Instead of throwing some trash away, people can find new ways to reuse it. </li></ul><ul><li>Many items are reusable. </li></ul>
  26. 35. WAYS TO REUSE <ul><li>You can reuse grocery bags and trash bags. </li></ul><ul><li>Instead of cups use bottles. </li></ul><ul><li>Instead of grocery bags use canvas bags. </li></ul><ul><li>Reuse bottles for other drinks again. </li></ul><ul><li>Pass on magazines and books to friends. </li></ul><ul><li>Give old clothing, and household goods to charitable organizations. </li></ul><ul><li>Recharge your batteries. </li></ul><ul><li>Use a clean pizza box as an easel. </li></ul><ul><li>Make bird feeders out of milk jugs. </li></ul><ul><li>Compost your lawn clippings and vegetable peels. </li></ul><ul><li>Pass on clothes you outgrow to siblings and friends. </li></ul>
  27. 36. RECYCLE <ul><li>DON’T TRASH OUR FUTURE </li></ul>
  28. 37. Recycle <ul><li>Landfills are full of items that could be recycled. </li></ul><ul><li>Recycling puts objects through a process that allows them to be used again. </li></ul>
  29. 38. ITEMS TO RECYCLE <ul><li>Aluminum cans </li></ul><ul><li>Paper </li></ul><ul><li>Tin </li></ul><ul><li>Glass </li></ul><ul><li>Plastic </li></ul>
  30. 39. Environmental degradation is a cumulative effect of the actions each one of us takes... Therefore, the solution also lies within each one of us. Help our planet! Think before you use!
  31. 40. KARISHMA KHAN
  32. 41. THE END

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