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Recycling

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Recycling

  1. 1. Recycle<br />
  2. 2. What does it mean to recycle?<br />
  3. 3. To convert (waste) into reusable material<br />
  4. 4. Recycling<br />means<br />also<br />
  5. 5. To return (material) to a previous stage in a cyclic process.<br />
  6. 6. Why is recycling important?<br />
  7. 7. Recycling…..<br /><ul><li>Saves Natural Resources
  8. 8. Saves Energy
  9. 9. Saves Landfill Space</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Saves Clean Air and Water
  10. 10. Saves Money
  11. 11. Creates Jobs</li></li></ul><li>Did you know….<br />
  12. 12. Americans use 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour.<br />
  13. 13. The average American uses <br />650 pounds of paper each year <br />
  14. 14. 100 million tons of wood could be saved each year if all that paper was recycled. <br />
  15. 15. About 80% of what Americans throw away is recyclable<br />
  16. 16. Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to run a TV for three hours.<br />
  17. 17. Aluminum cans produced in the United States can contain at least 50%<br />recycled content.<br />
  18. 18. Glass never wears out -- it can be recycled forever<br />
  19. 19. Do you realize the difference you are making when you recycle?<br />
  20. 20. More than you will ever know!<br />
  21. 21. Recycle Today    <br />

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