Waste Management Using the 5Rs Techniques

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Waste Management Using the 5Rs Techniques

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Waste Management Using the 5Rs Techniques

  1. 1. Where do you want to live?
  2. 2. Nobody wants to live in a world full of wastes.
  3. 3. What is waste?  When a material can no longer be used after it has served its purpose, it is considered as waste.
  4. 4. How much waste is produced in the Philippines every day?
  5. 5. 35,000,000 kilos of garbage or solid waste every day
  6. 6. Waste Management Using the 5Rs Techniques Reporter: Duane Garret T. Lerias
  7. 7. 5Rs Techniques  Reduce  Reuse  Recycle  Recover  Repair
  8. 8. Reduce  Reduce simply means to lessen the amount of trash that will add to the environment
  9. 9. Ways to reduce trash  Buy rechargeable batteries instead of disposable batteries
  10. 10.  Buy products that have bigger packs
  11. 11. Reuse  Reuse means to find other uses for materials that are already used
  12. 12. Recycle  Recycle means creating a new product out of a material that already served its purpose
  13. 13. Paper recycling
  14. 14. SCIENCE FACT Did you know that recycling two aluminum cans saves enough energy to power a television?
  15. 15. Recover  Recovering energy that comes from the trash itself  Incineration technology – one way of generating energy from wastes
  16. 16.  It involves producing electricity by burning garbage in the incinerator.
  17. 17.  Recovering wastes also involves segregation.
  18. 18.  The garbage collected are segregated in a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF).
  19. 19. The collected garbage are sorted out according to class.
  20. 20. Repair  Repair means to fix slightly broken things be used again
  21. 21. Did you listen?
  22. 22. Thanks for listening!

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