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Recycling Center Trip

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Julia Doubrava
Josh Gioiello
Shannon Sample

EDTL 6120
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Recycling Center Trip

  1. 1. Recycling: A Virtual Fieldtrip<br />By Josh Gioiello<br />Shannon Sample <br />Julia Doubrva<br />
  2. 2. What is Recycling?<br />“Recycling is the process of taking a product at the end of its useful life and using all or part of it to make another product. The internationally recognized symbol for recycling includes three arrows moving in a triangle. Each arrow represents a different part of the recycling process, from collection to re-manufacture to resale.” <br />(http://earth911.com/recycling)<br />
  3. 3. Process of Recycling<br /><ul><li>Collection
  4. 4. Separation
  5. 5. Compacting Machine
  6. 6. Delivery
  7. 7. Taken from recycling center to other locations to make new products</li></li></ul><li>What can we recycle at the Bowling Green Recycling Center?<br />
  8. 8. Cardboard<br />Paper<br />Magazines<br />Glass<br />Plastic<br />Newspaper<br />Metal<br />
  9. 9. Cardboard<br />
  10. 10. Paper<br />
  11. 11. Newspaper & Magazines<br />
  12. 12. Glass<br />
  13. 13. Plastic<br />
  14. 14. Metal<br />
  15. 15. Items Not Recycled at Bowling Green Recycling Center<br />No Plastic Except Bottles<br />No Drink Boxes or Wax Cartons <br />No Wet Newspaper <br />No Light Bulbs or Mirrors <br />No Trash <br />No Yard Waste <br />No Plastic Bags <br />No Polystyrene <br />No Used Motor Oil<br />
  16. 16. What does a compacting machine do?<br />A compacting machine takes sorted recycled products up a conveyor belt and drops it into a metal container, which compresses the items to a small box, and comes out the other side, resembling a bail of hay. <br />
  17. 17. Compacting Machines<br />
  18. 18. To find out more about:<br />The Bowling Green Recycling Center, go to:<br />http://www.bgrecycling.com/<br />More about the recycling process:<br />http://www.earth911.com/recycling/<br />http://www.epa.gov/recyclecity/mainmap.htm<br />

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