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The world of the recycling

  1. 1. THE WORLD OF RECYCLING Rita María Marín Naranjo December 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>The recycling is a physicochemical or mechanical process </li></ul><ul><li>that consists of submitting a matter or a product already used to a cycle of total or partial treatment </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>After the treatment obtain </li></ul><ul><li>a raw material or </li></ul><ul><li>a new product </li></ul>
  4. 4. The law of the 3R (To reduce, To recycle and To re-use) <ul><li>Proposed that popularized the environmental organization Greenpeace: </li></ul><ul><li>the reduction </li></ul><ul><li>the reutilization </li></ul><ul><li>and the recycling </li></ul><ul><li>of the products that we consume </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>TO REDUCE </li></ul><ul><li>the production of objects capable of turning into residues </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>TO RE-USE </li></ul><ul><li>actions that allow to return to use a product to give him the second life, with the same use or different other one </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>TO RECYCLE </li></ul><ul><li>the set of operations of withdrawal and waste treatment that they allow reintroduce in a life cycle </li></ul>
  8. 8. The recycling has three ecological principal consequences <ul><li>Reduction of the volume of residues, and therefore of the pollution that they would cause ( some matters are late tens of years and enclosedly centuries in degenerating ) </li></ul>
  9. 9. The recycling has three ecological principal consequences: <ul><li>Preservation of the natural resources , since the recycled matter re-is in use </li></ul>The recycling has three ecological principal consequences
  10. 10. The recycling has three ecological principal consequences: <ul><li>Reduction of costs associated with the production of new goods , </li></ul><ul><li>since often the employment of recycled material brings a minor cost that the virgin material </li></ul>The recycling has three ecological principal consequences
  11. 11. Separate the residues <ul><li>1. Organic Matter (remains) </li></ul><ul><li>2. CARTON and PAPER (news paper, notebooks, books) ( BLUE ) </li></ul><ul><li>3. GLASS ( GREEN ) </li></ul><ul><li>4. METALS (tin-plate, aluminium) and PLASTIC (polyethylene, PVC) ( YELLOW ) </li></ul>
  12. 12. What type of garbage does recycle? <ul><li>Everything what can be used to do new products </li></ul>
  13. 14. To recycle is translated in: <ul><li>Saving of energy </li></ul><ul><li>Saving of drinkable water </li></ul><ul><li>Saving raw material </li></ul><ul><li>Minor effect the ecosystems and his natural resources </li></ul><ul><li>Saving of time, money and effort </li></ul>
  14. 15. THANKS

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