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How are humans protecting and destroying our resources?<br />Josh Light<br />EDU 290<br />Jason Artero<br />
What is a Resource?<br />A physical or vital substance that is limited<br />Resource<br />Oil<br />Water<br />
How are we protecting our environment?<br /><ul><li>Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
New laws have gone into effect to help preserve the environment
The clean air act
The clean water act</li></ul>Starlight01395, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, March 5th 2011, <br />Creative Commons Attribution <b...
Ways you can help<br />Take only what you need<br />Reuse what you don’t end up using<br />Use things that you wouldn’t no...
How are humans extending the life of our resources?<br />We have realized the impact  we have on the earth.<br />Driving e...
How are humans renewing our resources? <br />Making already used products into useable products<br />Lumber<br />Plastics<...
What is Recycling? <br />Taking waste and turning it into something usable<br />Taking plastic and turning it into lumber<...
Ways to recycle<br />Canton Public Library, March 7th, 2011, Creative Commons Attribution.<br />Use a coffee mug instead o...
What is Reusing? <br />Reusing a product is to use it more than once.<br />For the purpose it was made, or a different pur...
How you can Reuse<br />Find ways to reuse everyday products<br />Rechargeable batteries<br />Recycle old technology<br />R...
What is Reducing?<br />Reducing is trying to make less waste<br />Don’t create the garbage if its not needed<br />Less gar...
How to Reduce Waste<br />Replace disposable with reusable <br />Use reusable containers<br />Rechargeable batteries<br />F...
What is a Renewable Resource?<br />Natural Resource that can be used, but will get replaced for others to use.<br />Renewa...
What is a Non-Renewable Resource?<br />A resource that once it is used up, it’s gone forever.<br />Fossil Fuels are non-re...
Why Save Energy?<br />Saves the environment<br />Saves you money<br />Nothing bad comes out of saving energy<br />Overtime...
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  1. 1. How are humans protecting and destroying our resources?<br />Josh Light<br />EDU 290<br />Jason Artero<br />
  2. 2. What is a Resource?<br />A physical or vital substance that is limited<br />Resource<br />Oil<br />Water<br />
  3. 3. How are we protecting our environment?<br /><ul><li>Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
  4. 4. New laws have gone into effect to help preserve the environment
  5. 5. The clean air act
  6. 6. The clean water act</li></ul>Starlight01395, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, March 5th 2011, <br />Creative Commons Attribution <br />
  7. 7. Ways you can help<br />Take only what you need<br />Reuse what you don’t end up using<br />Use things that you wouldn’t normally be used for that purpose<br />Put a scrap piece of paper by the telephone to take notes, instead of using a new sheet every time. <br />
  8. 8. How are humans extending the life of our resources?<br />We have realized the impact we have on the earth.<br />Driving emissions<br />Pollution<br />Created new laws to decrease the amount of these<br />Fines to those who pollute<br />
  9. 9. How are humans renewing our resources? <br />Making already used products into useable products<br />Lumber<br />Plastics<br />Tires<br />Renewing our resources will preserve the earth<br />Electric JamJar, Honda FCX Hydrogen, March 7th, 2011, Creative Commons Attribution.<br />
  10. 10. What is Recycling? <br />Taking waste and turning it into something usable<br />Taking plastic and turning it into lumber<br />Used paper, into usable paper<br />
  11. 11. Ways to recycle<br />Canton Public Library, March 7th, 2011, Creative Commons Attribution.<br />Use a coffee mug instead of a cup<br />Recycle bottles, cans, paper, and plastic<br />Recycle everywhereyou go<br />Have recycling binsreadily available<br />
  12. 12. What is Reusing? <br />Reusing a product is to use it more than once.<br />For the purpose it was made, or a different purpose<br />Use products morethan once<br />
  13. 13. How you can Reuse<br />Find ways to reuse everyday products<br />Rechargeable batteries<br />Recycle old technology<br />Reuse paper and plastic bags<br />Bring your own bags grocery shopping<br />Stores give discounts for this<br />
  14. 14. What is Reducing?<br />Reducing is trying to make less waste<br />Don’t create the garbage if its not needed<br />Less garbage in the home, means less garbage in the landfills.<br />Canarsiebk, March 9th, 2011, Creative Commons Attribution<br />
  15. 15. How to Reduce Waste<br />Replace disposable with reusable <br />Use reusable containers<br />Rechargeable batteries<br />Fix old things, instead of buying new<br />Low flow toilets and shower heads<br />
  16. 16. What is a Renewable Resource?<br />Natural Resource that can be used, but will get replaced for others to use.<br />Renewable Resources:<br />Water<br />Trees<br />Plants<br />Cotton<br />Aaron Landry, March 11th, Creative Commons Attribution<br />
  17. 17. What is a Non-Renewable Resource?<br />A resource that once it is used up, it’s gone forever.<br />Fossil Fuels are non-renewable<br />Coal, oil, and gas<br />Minerals are non-renewable<br />Copper, gold, silver<br />
  18. 18. Why Save Energy?<br />Saves the environment<br />Saves you money<br />Nothing bad comes out of saving energy<br />Overtime, will make the environment last longer<br />
  19. 19. Ways to Save Energy<br />Turn off the lights when leaving a room<br />Install low flow toilets, and shower heads<br />Switch to fluorescent light bulbs<br />Unplug devices that aren’t being used<br />Jungle Dog, March 9th, 2011, Creative Commons Attribution<br />
  20. 20. Interesting Facts About Recycling<br />For every ton of paper that is recycled, the following is saved: 7,000 gallons of water; 380 gallons of oil; and enough electricity to power an average house for six months.<br />You can run a TV for six hours on the amount of electricity that is saved by recycling one aluminum can.<br />By recycling just one glass bottle, you save enough electricity to power a 100-watt bulb for four hours.<br />
  21. 21. Sources<br />www.flickr.com<br />"Reduce, Reuse, Recycle | Resource Conservation | US EPA." US Environmental Protection Agency. 15 Nov. 2011. Web. 11 Mar. 2011. <http://www.epa.gov/osw/conserve/rrr/>.<br />
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