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Toni y amanda

  1. 1. RECYCILNG FACTS
  2. 2. Every hour, people throw awayabout 2,5 million plastic bottles
  3. 3. Every day, the average personproduces about 2 kilograms of trash.
  4. 4. Every year, people throw away 2,8million metric tons of plastic bagsand 230 million automobile tires
  5. 5. The process of reclaiming rawmaterials and reusing them tocreate new products is calledrecycling
  6. 6. Recycling reduces the volume ofsolid waster by enabling people touse the materials again
  7. 7. While recycling uses some energy, italso saves the energy that would beneeded to obtain and process rawmaterials
  8. 8. As you know, matter in ecosystemsis naturally recycled through thewater cycle, carbon cycle, and otherprocesses
  9. 9. Any material that can be brokendown and recycled by bacteria andother decomposers is biodegradable
  10. 10. Most recycling focuses on fourmajor categories of products: metal,plastic, glass, and paper
  11. 11. Metal: One very common metal,aluminium, is used to make sodacans, house siding, window screen,and many other products
  12. 12. Recycling metal save money andcauses less pollution than makingnew metal
  13. 13. PLASTIC :When oil is to makegasoline and other petroleunproducts, solid materials calledresins are left over.
  14. 14. Glass: Glass is made from sand,soda ash, and limostone mixedtogether and heated.
  15. 15. Paper: It takes about 17 trees tomake one metric ton of paper.
  16. 16. Sentences True/falseEvery hour, people throw away about 2,5 million plasticbottlesTrueEvery day, the average person produces about 2 grams of trash. FalseEvery momth, people throw away 2,8 million metric tons of plasticbags and 230 million automobile tiresFalseThe process of reclaiming raw materials and reusing them to createnew products is called recyclingTrue
  17. 17. Recycling reduces the volume of solid waster by enabling people touse the materials againTrueWhile recycling uses some energy, it also saves the energy thatwould be needed to obtain and process raw materialsTrueAs you know, matter in ecosystems no is naturally recycled throughthe water cycle, carbon cycle, and other processesFalseAny material that can be broken down and recycled by bacteria andother decomposers is degradableFalseMost recycling focuses on three major categories of products: metal,plastic and paperFalse

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