Reduce, reuse, recycle and respect

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Reduce, reuse, recycle and respect

  1. 1. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Respect
  2. 2. Reduce • To reduce the size, number, or use of something is very important. • Each person in the US produces four pounds of trash per day. • When we reduce, we use less of something.
  3. 3. Recycle • Landfills are full of items that could be recycled. • Recycling puts objects through a process that allows them to be used again.
  4. 4. Reuse • To reuse means to put into action or service again. • Instead of throwing some trash away, people can find new ways to reuse it. • Many items are reusable.
  5. 5. Respect • Respect means to treat with consideration. • We can respect the Earth by using less gasoline, water, and electricity.
  6. 6. Ways to Reduce • Use the front and back of your paper. • Share paper with a friend. • Use antibacterial gel instead of water and paper towels.
  7. 7. Things We Can Recycle • Aluminum cans • Paper • Tin • Glass • Plastic
  8. 8. Ways to Reuse • Use a clean pizza box as an easel. • Make bird feeders out of milk jugs. • Compost your lawn clippings and vegetable peels. • Pass on clothes you outgrow to siblings and friends.
  9. 9. Ways to Respect • Use less gasoline by carpooling, walking, or using public transportation. • Use less water by turning it off when brushing your teeth. • Use less electricity by turning off lights when you leave a room.
  10. 10. Ways to Respect • Use less gasoline by carpooling, walking, or using public transportation. • Use less water by turning it off when brushing your teeth. • Use less electricity by turning off lights when you leave a room.

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