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  1. 1. HELP US, SAVE, CONSERVE AND PROTECT THE PLANETS RESOURCES Case Study Recycling in schools Citizen Project 2011/2012 Focuses on: Advantages and Disadvantages of recycling; gives information on how recycling has progressed in schools
  2. 2. Topic: Recycling Importance level HIGH Advocacy: Schools should put out more bins and one recycling point Contributing to help make the world a better place to live. Advantages and disadvantages Advantage Disadvantage The recycling industry is expanding Although recycling has great therefore it will create jobs as the economical advantages, it is slightly level of recycling increases. expensive to start off with. Recycling takes much less energy For ecycling energy. What is the point in recycl recycling our example, recycling aluminium nails non-renewable resources when we renewable takes 95% less energy than mining and still have some reserves remaining. processing new aluminium resources resources. There is a high level of loss in animal biodiversity in places like the Amazon because of the wood demands of MEDC’s and by recycling our materials s we can reduce the loss of biodiversity Why is recycling important locally? Recycling in schools will encourage children to recycle when outside of school this will help the community get together and make strong bond this is crucial when it comes to overcoming violence and bad behaviour on the streets of London. It is also very important for a local community to recycle because it help to helps protect their own environment and surroundings. This makes our communities a safer and much friendlier place for future generations and us to live. Why is recycling important on a global scale? The reason why recycling is important nationally and globally is mainly because of g the rates at which our non – renewable resources (fossil fuels) are running o at. out Fossil fuels are substances such as natural gas, crude oil, coal and uranium (nuclear). Many of these resources are used in our everyday products that we throw away it usually ends up in a land fill site; this has a particularly catastrophic impact on th the planet both visually and environmentally. Paper comes from trees. Most of the wood and paper that we use comes from trees in the Amazon rainforest located in brazil. MEDC’s have a very high demand for paper and wooden furniture If we where to recycle all of them, then less trees all would have to be cut down, from the very few rainforests remain. remain.` 2

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