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Story of Recycling

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  • 1. recycle: [ree-sahy-kuhl]to treat or process (used or wastematerials) so as to makesuitable for reuse
  • 2. 1 recycling through time
  • 3. Origins of recycling
  • 4. Ancient Greece
  • 5. Pre-Industrial Revolution
  • 6. Industrial Revolution
  • 7. World at war
  • 8. questions?
  • 9. 2 why recycle?
  • 10. You can save resources.
  • 11. You can save energy.
  • 12. Material Energy savings Air pollution savingsAluminum 95% 95%Cardboard 24% --Glass 5-30% 20%Paper 40% 73%Plastics 70% --Steel 60% --
  • 13. You can save money.
  • 14. questions?
  • 15. 3 dummy’s guide to recycling
  • 16. Some of the things that we recycleplastic
  • 17. Does it have one of these symbols? (Look carefully)
  • 18. It’s recyclable! (Be sure to clean them first.)
  • 19. glass
  • 20. Which can you recycle?a b c d
  • 21. metal
  • 22. paper
  • 23. These are some examples.
  • 24. textiles
  • 25. Lawn/Garden-Care Products Paint and Paint-Related Products Automotive Fluids and BatteriesThese are considered HHW* * Hazardous Household Waste Beauty Products and Medicines Household Cleaners E-Waste
  • 26. So what can we do?
  • 27. questions?
  • 28. 1 : tony choi 20 : flickr/M.Markus resources3 : flickr/bogenfreund 21 :4 : flickr/Lord Jim flickr/status frustration5 : flickr/Image Editor flickr/how can i recycle this?6 : flickr/Christian Toennesen flickr/jhenryrose7 : flickr/srboisvert 23 : flickr/brent_nashville8 : flickr/john-morgan 24 : tony choi10 : flickr/nickwheeleroz 25 : tony choi11 : 26 : tony choiflickr/USFWS Pacific 27 :flickr/onevillageinitiative flickr/19melissa68 2: Dictionary.comflickr/stefan flickr/binarydreams12 : flickr/node79 13: The League of Women Voters (1993);flickr/davipt flickr/ktvee “The Price of Virtue” The Economist (Juneflickr/joana rangel 28 : flickr/Nikita Kashnerflickr/ham guy 2007); “The Truth about Recycling” The14 : tony choi16 : flickr/epSos.de Economist (June 2007)17 : flickr/robom8 L.A. County Dept. of Sanitation18: Wikimedia commons19 : L.A. County Sanitation Districtsflickr/theimpulsivebuyflickr/walmart storesflickr/Telstar Logistics image credits
  • 29. Presentation by Andrew J. Suh & Tony K. Choi @tonykchoiMade for SYEP ’11 @ KRC @krclaFeel free to distribute, give credit where it’s due. No copyright infringement intended. For educational purposes only.