WASTE =HIGHER LIVING COSTSLESS FOOD SO SOME PEOPLE BUY FAR MORE FOOD THAN THEY COULD EATAND OTHERS STARVEHEALTH RISKS TO THE GLOBAL POPULATION,PARTICULARLY THOSE IN DEPRIVED AREASDEPLETING OF FINITE RESOURCESDESTRUCTION OF NATURAL HABITATS AND BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPESIS WASTE AGOOD IDEA?
Existing Newbattle facilities..• Recycling bins exist• Composting facilities exist• These facilities aren’t being used to their full extent, WHY?
We feel that Newbattle should.....Academic Resources :•Start using recycled paper•Buy printers which are capable of double-sidedprinting•Default Powerpoint presentation printing to threeslides per sheet•Keep up-to-date records of paper and ink usage•Provide paper recycling bins in computer suites
We feel that Newbattle should.....Students :•Put recycling bins on every floor in the resident block•Implement a weekly rota to students to empty the bins•Use environmentally friendly cleaning products•Do a presentation to students at the start of eachacademic year to encourage recycling•Reduce Reuse Recycle representative on the SRC
We feel that Newbattle should.....In the Kitchen :•Stop using plastic and polystyrene cups, spoons,stirrers & paper plates•Compost all food waste•Get rid of individually wrapped sugar & saucesachets•Convert used cooking oil into bio-diesel
We feel that Newbattle should.....In the Garden :•Compost all garden waste, ie. leaves & cuttings•Purchase a community composter•Stop using chemicals in the garden or usemulching & other environmentally sound practises•Build a leaf composter•Use waste materials for building and craft projects
LISTEN TO JASON!He’s passionate aboutNewbattle and theenvironment & heknows what he’stalking about
Leaf Compost!First: Collectthe leaves! Then deposit the Leaves in a Compost Bin… Depending on the amount it can take between 3 months and 1 year to get rich organic compost!
The JK5100 Community MachineOne JK5100 machine will handle the organicwaste of 230 people per yearIf Newbattle purchased one of thesemachines as a community enterprise… Gill