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Recycling powerpoint


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Recycling powerpoint

  1. 1. Recycling at SMS
  2. 2. Why recycle?The U.S. is one of the largest producers of trash in the world.
  3. 3. On average, each person in the U.S. produces 1,609pounds of trash per year.
  4. 4. 100 acres of trees are cut every minute, most of which are madeinto paper we’ll use once and throw away.
  5. 5. It takes at least 20years to replace each of those trees.
  6. 6. For every ton of paperrecycled, 17 trees are saved.
  7. 7. Every hour 250,000 plasticbottles are used.
  8. 8. It takes approximately700 to 1000 years for a plastic bottle todecompose in a landfill.
  9. 9. What can be do at SMS to help our planet?
  10. 10. Be the change you wish to see in the world. -Ghandi
  11. 11. Most items weencounter at school every day can be recycled.
  12. 12. The next slides show a few examples of things that CAN be recycled.
  13. 13. A general rule ofthumb: If you can tear it, you can recycle it.
  14. 14. Of course, paper recycles.
  15. 15. Dispose ofliquids in the“strainer”bin.Recycle thecarton orbottle.
  16. 16. Not sure if it’s recyclable? Recycle it!