Net Impact DFW - s+me! 2011 - Joan Meeks - Resouces and Recycling: The Building Blocks

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Joan Meeks of Electronic Waste Disposal gave this presentation on Recycling and Resources: The Building Blocks at Net Impact DFW's sustainability +me! event.

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Net Impact DFW - s+me! 2011 - Joan Meeks - Resouces and Recycling: The Building Blocks

  1. 1. Recycling & Resources –The Building Blocks If all else fails revert to your building blocks . . . . November 5, 2011
  2. 2. Sustainability + me Building Blocks for People & Planet Care & Protect Compassion & Respect Nurture deep sense of justice Positive lifestyle with no negative effects November 5, 2011
  3. 3. Recycling & Resources Recycling Process of taking a product at its end of life and reusing all or portions of it to make another product. The recognized recycling symbol of the three arrows moving in a circle represent recycling, remanufacture, and resale. November 5, 2011
  4. 4. Recycling & Resources Why Recycle? Help reduce and eliminate natural resources from being depleted. Lower the amount of waste and toxins dumped into to landfills. November 5, 2011
  5. 5. Recycling & Resources Responsible Recyclers Know your recyclers processes and procedures. Are the costs for recycling reasonable? Research information on your recycler. November 5, 2011
  6. 6. Recycling & Resources Resources - Organizations State of Texas Alliance for Recycling Earth911 Keep Texas Beautiful North Texas Green Building Council November 5, 2011
  7. 7. Recycling & Resources E-Waste Recycling Specifics What is e-waste? Recycling a TV CRT recycling Secure and safe hard drive recycling Responsible recycler November 5, 2011
  8. 8. Recycling & Resources –The Building Blocks November 5, 2011

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