the Leaves<br />Dead Leaf<br />Recycling Initiative<br />Defence of<br /><br /><br />Defence of the Leaves presents:Dead...
Table of Contents<br />Introductions<br />Initial Research and Theories<br />Survey Conclusions<br />Processes<br />DeLRI ...
Introductions<br />The whos, whats, whens, wheres and whys<br />3<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is...
Introduction - DotL<br />Defence of the Leaves (DotL pronounced Dottle)<br />Team Leader: Chew Rong Kang<br />Assistant Le...
Initial Research<br />Theme: Champions of the Earth<br />Task given: Leaf Recycling<br />5<br />This presentation is owned...
Initial Research<br />Fallen leaves, considered &quot;landscape waste&quot; are:<br />left to form mulch<br />OR gathered ...
Introduction - DeLRI<br />Project Name: Dead Leaf Recycling Initiative<br />Acronym: DeLRI<br />Project Duration:  January...
Introduction - DotL DeLRI Blog<br />http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com<br />8<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group....
DotL DeLRI Survey<br />A survey was conducted to analyse the public awareness of leaf recycling and to estimate the reacti...
Survey Conclusions<br />From an 90 people audience of mostly students, of which 70% grow plants at home...<br />10<br />Th...
Survey Conclusions<br />Over 50% do not use leaves at home, and more than 80% do not know of ways leaves can be recycled<b...
Survey Conclusions<br />Of the people that use leaves at home, 50% use them only for art and decoration<br />12<br />This ...
Survey Conclusions<br />BUT over 50% of people find leaf recycling practical and would do so if they had tools and instruc...
Survey Conclusions<br />AND they would also use leaf-based paper, art, compost and solid fuels<br />* 1: Clothes/Fibre/Fab...
Survey Conclusions<br />FURTHERMORE, 3/4 of the people feel that there is little risk using DeLRI products <br />15<br />T...
Survey Conclusions<br />16<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attrib...
Project Processes<br />How we got started<br />17<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a ...
Leaf Collection<br />Area of collection: Bishan Kallang Connector Park<br />Species of leaves: In process of identifying<b...
Leaf Collection<br />19<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attributi...
Leaf Cleaning<br />20<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution...
Leaf Sorting<br />Grade A<br />21<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons...
Leaf Sorting<br />Grade B<br />22<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons...
Leaf Sorting<br />Grade C<br />23<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons...
DeLRI PRODUCTS<br />Leaf in Frames and Leaf Paper<br />24<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protect...
Our Products - Leaf in Frames<br />Encased in a subtle wooden frame, the simplistic beauty of a leaf can be captured, admi...
Our Products - Leaf in Frames<br />Materials:<br />Wooden Frame<br />Wood and Paper (for inside border)<br />Grade A Leave...
Our Products - Leaf in Frames<br />Advantages:<br />Beautifies rooms and halls<br />A piece of nature’s art at almost no c...
Our Products - Leaf Paper (prototype)<br />A combination of newspaper and leaves, this environmentally friendly Leaf Paper...
Our Products - Leaf Paper (prototype)<br />Materials:<br />6 sheets (3 double sheets) of newspaper<br />15 leaves<br />Wat...
Our Products - Leaf Paper (prototype)<br />30<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Crea...
Our Products - Leaf Paper (prototype)<br />31<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Crea...
Our Products - Leaf Paper (prototype)<br />Advantages:<br />Useful as decoration, writing small notes, or as a gift<br />1...
Other DeLRI Products<br />Leaf-Based Fabric<br />A mixture of less common cotton with more processed leaf fibres<br />Coul...
Other DeLRI Products<br />Leaf-Based Solid Fuels<br />Wax and shredded leaves combined to form a fuel<br />Used for non-co...
Other DeLRI Products<br />Leaf-Based Compost<br />A fertilizer and soil conditioner<br />Soil, Sand, Scraps, Leaves<br />A...
THE DeLRI EFFECT<br />Our hoped outcome and conclusions<br />36<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is p...
The DeLRI Effect<br />Positive Effects to the Human Environment<br />Less farming for new materials<br />Product may be ch...
The DeLRI Effect<br />Special properties common in our products<br />Bio-degradable<br />Environmentally Friendly<br />Why...
Conclusions from Project<br />39<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons ...
Question and Answer Session<br />Please feel free to ask any questions<br />40<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL...
End of presentationWe thank you for your kind attention.<br />Credits:<br />Slide background image with permission from CO...
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  1. 1. the Leaves<br />Dead Leaf<br />Recycling Initiative<br />Defence of<br /><br /><br />Defence of the Leaves presents:Dead Leaf Recycling Initiative<br />By: Chew Rong Kang, Chew Tse Teng,<br />Chee Li Xiang, Chien Pai Yu <br />1<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  2. 2. Table of Contents<br />Introductions<br />Initial Research and Theories<br />Survey Conclusions<br />Processes<br />DeLRI Products<br />The DeLRI Effect<br />Conclusions from Project<br />Question and Answer Session<br />2<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  3. 3. Introductions<br />The whos, whats, whens, wheres and whys<br />3<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  4. 4. Introduction - DotL<br />Defence of the Leaves (DotL pronounced Dottle)<br />Team Leader: Chew Rong Kang<br />Assistant Leader: Chew Tse Teng<br />Recorder: Chee Li Xiang<br />Questioner: Chien Pai Yu<br />Team Mission:<br />To use every single leaf&apos;s potential in moderation to improve our ecology and our lives, and to promote leaf recycling to our society to prevent climate change and global warming through the unnecessary waste of materials.<br />4<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  5. 5. Initial Research<br />Theme: Champions of the Earth<br />Task given: Leaf Recycling<br />5<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  6. 6. Initial Research<br />Fallen leaves, considered &quot;landscape waste&quot; are:<br />left to form mulch<br />OR gathered and decomposed to create compost<br />OR collected with other landscape waste and garbage<br />takes up valuable landfill space<br />removes nutrients from the soil<br />create greenhouse gases when burning<br />Why not use this abundant resource to substitute materials and create cheaper, greener products?<br />6<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  7. 7. Introduction - DeLRI<br />Project Name: Dead Leaf Recycling Initiative<br />Acronym: DeLRI<br />Project Duration:  January to July 2009<br />Project Slogan:<br />Environmentally Friendly Products with a Leafy Difference!<br />7<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  8. 8. Introduction - DotL DeLRI Blog<br />http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com<br />8<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  9. 9. DotL DeLRI Survey<br />A survey was conducted to analyse the public awareness of leaf recycling and to estimate the reaction to DeLRI Products.<br />9<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  10. 10. Survey Conclusions<br />From an 90 people audience of mostly students, of which 70% grow plants at home...<br />10<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  11. 11. Survey Conclusions<br />Over 50% do not use leaves at home, and more than 80% do not know of ways leaves can be recycled<br />11<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  12. 12. Survey Conclusions<br />Of the people that use leaves at home, 50% use them only for art and decoration<br />12<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  13. 13. Survey Conclusions<br />BUT over 50% of people find leaf recycling practical and would do so if they had tools and instructions<br />* 1=Strongly agree, 2=Agree, 3=Disagree, 4=Strongly Disagree<br />13<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  14. 14. Survey Conclusions<br />AND they would also use leaf-based paper, art, compost and solid fuels<br />* 1: Clothes/Fibre/Fabric, 2: Paper, 3:Art/Decorations, 4: Composting, 5: Fish Food, 6: Alternative Energy/Solid Fuel<br />14<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  15. 15. Survey Conclusions<br />FURTHERMORE, 3/4 of the people feel that there is little risk using DeLRI products <br />15<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  16. 16. Survey Conclusions<br />16<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  17. 17. Project Processes<br />How we got started<br />17<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  18. 18. Leaf Collection<br />Area of collection: Bishan Kallang Connector Park<br />Species of leaves: In process of identifying<br />18<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  19. 19. Leaf Collection<br />19<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  20. 20. Leaf Cleaning<br />20<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  21. 21. Leaf Sorting<br />Grade A<br />21<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  22. 22. Leaf Sorting<br />Grade B<br />22<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  23. 23. Leaf Sorting<br />Grade C<br />23<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  24. 24. DeLRI PRODUCTS<br />Leaf in Frames and Leaf Paper<br />24<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  25. 25. Our Products - Leaf in Frames<br />Encased in a subtle wooden frame, the simplistic beauty of a leaf can be captured, admired and kept for a lifetime<br />25<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  26. 26. Our Products - Leaf in Frames<br />Materials:<br />Wooden Frame<br />Wood and Paper (for inside border)<br />Grade A Leaves<br />Creation Process:<br />Grade A Leaf is slowly dried in silica gel to preserve leaf and prevent cracking<br />Inside border is made with wood and paper to beautify the inside of the frame<br />Leaf is stuck to the frame with strong glue and sealed airtight<br />26<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  27. 27. Our Products - Leaf in Frames<br />Advantages:<br />Beautifies rooms and halls<br />A piece of nature’s art at almost no cost<br />Can be made easily by oneself<br />Areas of improvements:<br />A better sealant to prevent decomposition<br />Use of more than one leaf at a time, montage<br />Creating our own “leaf-based” frames<br />27<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  28. 28. Our Products - Leaf Paper (prototype)<br />A combination of newspaper and leaves, this environmentally friendly Leaf Paper can be used at home as decorations or for writing!<br />Our prototype Leaf Paper contains<br />45% leaves!<br />28<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  29. 29. Our Products - Leaf Paper (prototype)<br />Materials:<br />6 sheets (3 double sheets) of newspaper<br />15 leaves<br />Water<br />Bleach<br />Starch<br />Basin<br />Bottle<br />Deckle<br />Sponge and PVC cloth<br />29<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  30. 30. Our Products - Leaf Paper (prototype)<br />30<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  31. 31. Our Products - Leaf Paper (prototype)<br />31<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  32. 32. Our Products - Leaf Paper (prototype)<br />Advantages:<br />Useful as decoration, writing small notes, or as a gift<br />100% recycled material<br />Reduces paper needed to be “used” and recycled<br />Unique and attractive<br />Areas of Improvement:<br />Use of blender to create, smoother and cleaner paper<br />Use of larger deckle to create standard A4 paper<br />Mass Producing<br />32<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  33. 33. Other DeLRI Products<br />Leaf-Based Fabric<br />A mixture of less common cotton with more processed leaf fibres<br />Could be used in bags or clothes, bio-degradable<br />Needed complex machinery<br />Leaf-Based Fish Food<br />Reduces amount of vegetable content in fish food<br />Reduces agriculture for vegetables in fish food<br />Deemed unacceptable to the public in survey<br />33<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  34. 34. Other DeLRI Products<br />Leaf-Based Solid Fuels<br />Wax and shredded leaves combined to form a fuel<br />Used for non-cooking, aromatherapy, burning for energy etc.<br />Reduces need for wood/coal/fuel burning<br />Difficult to research into as leaves caused smoke<br />May continue during June Holidays<br />34<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  35. 35. Other DeLRI Products<br />Leaf-Based Compost<br />A fertilizer and soil conditioner<br />Soil, Sand, Scraps, Leaves<br />A good alternative to landfill<br />Decided that public can create by oneself<br />35<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  36. 36. THE DeLRI EFFECT<br />Our hoped outcome and conclusions<br />36<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  37. 37. The DeLRI Effect<br />Positive Effects to the Human Environment<br />Less farming for new materials<br />Product may be cheaper than actual ones<br />Positive effects to the Physical Environment<br />Less greenhouse gases emitted from factories<br />Less trees are used in paper<br />Less materials needed, less space needed to farm<br />37<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  38. 38. The DeLRI Effect<br />Special properties common in our products<br />Bio-degradable<br />Environmentally Friendly<br />Why we shouldn&apos;t use too many leaves<br />Removes nutrients from the soil<br />Destroys some habitats<br />May upset balance in ecology<br />38<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  39. 39. Conclusions from Project<br />39<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  40. 40. Question and Answer Session<br />Please feel free to ask any questions<br />40<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />
  41. 41. End of presentationWe thank you for your kind attention.<br />Credits:<br />Slide background image with permission from CORDAN (Flickr)<br />Ms Png (Guiding Teacher)<br />41<br />This presentation is owned by the DotL Group. It is protected by a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Singapore License http://2009s2b5.blogspot.com/<br />

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