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Rubbish Slide Show

  1. 1. <ul><li>This is a </li></ul><ul><li>powerpoint about rubbish. </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Rubbish is everything we throw away. Everything we put in the bin goes to a rubbish dump. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>About 80% of all rubbish ends up in landfill sites. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>These are large pits filled with rubbish and covered up with soil. Most of these are already full up. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Some waste like paint and cleaning products have chemicals in them which can leak into the soil and get into the water supply. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Landfill sites also pollute the air with methane. Methane is a gas that is produced as the rubbish rots underground. Pipes inserted into the ground let the gas out so that there are no explosions underground. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Also, if you burn rubbish, smoke pollutes the air. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Some people throw their rubbish at the side of country roads. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Other people dump their rubbish into the sea. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>This can harm all sorts of animals – birds, fish and mammals. It is also very ugly and destroys the looks of our beautiful countryside. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>So what can we do? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we get rid of all our rubbish? </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>The answer is: </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce </li></ul><ul><li>Reuse </li></ul><ul><li>Recycle </li></ul>
  13. 13. Reduce <ul><li>Before you buy something new, ask yourself if you really need it. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Reuse <ul><li>Try to use food containers instead of sandwich bags . </li></ul>
  15. 15. Reuse <ul><li>Use old newspapers for bedding for rabbits and guinea pigs. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Reuse <ul><li>Compost your food waste then when it is ready, add it to your garden soil to feed your plants. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Reuse <ul><li>Use your water bottles again instead of throwing them out. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Reuse <ul><li>Use parts of old games to make up new games. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Recycle <ul><li>Recycle all your glass, old newspapers, plastic and tins. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Recycle <ul><li>Use the school’s recycling bins. We recycle paper, cardboard, plastic bottles and tins. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Recycle <ul><li>Recycle everything at the recycling centre in Tain Industrial Estate. There you can recycle household goods, garden rubbish, oil, TV’s, fridges – just about everything. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Recycle <ul><li>Also at the Co-op, you can recycle clothes, shoes, different colours of glass and tins at any time. </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Here is a diagram that shows how aluminium cans are recycled. </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>We all have to do our best to take care of our planet. </li></ul>