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3 rs politic

  1. 1. 3 Rs Policy 3 R’s Policy, is a group of rules, adopted in a Conference in 1992 by The European Union. The ideals are: • Reduce; • Reuse; • Recycle.
  2. 2. “ 3 R’s Policy” Purposes <ul><li>Reduce the high level of trash produced by the human being; </li></ul><ul><li>Reuse a big part of materials that is thrown away, such as glass bottles, plastic bags, computers, old clothes, wood, metals; </li></ul><ul><li>Recycle , the purpose is to transform a useless material into a useful one. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Measures to Reduce <ul><li>• Buy just what you need , to put an end to waste-products; </li></ul><ul><li>• Print or copy just the enough quantities; </li></ul><ul><li>• Buy products whose package is recycled; </li></ul><ul><li>• Try to buy products without packages; </li></ul><ul><li>• Always separate the different kinds of materials; </li></ul><ul><li>• Prefer glass packages, because they’re easy to recycle; </li></ul><ul><li>• Recycle everything that can be recycled. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Measures to Reuse <ul><li>• Always use the sheets of paper on both sides; </li></ul><ul><li>• Reuse the leftovers making a new dish; </li></ul><ul><li>• Always print the front and the back of a sheet of paper; </li></ul><ul><li>• Give new uses to packages, as for example, glass-packages to preserve food, or keep papers inside card boxes. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Measures to Recycle <ul><li>It is always possible to sort out to recycle: </li></ul><ul><li>• PAPER; </li></ul><ul><li>• GLASS; </li></ul><ul><li>• PLASTIC. </li></ul><ul><li>Doing this, you will be contributing to reduce the trash accumulated and helping to get raw material without the need of extracting it from the Earth. </li></ul><ul><li>We’re sure that the Earth will be very happy if you contribute, for a better place. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Other Measures <ul><li>We should often try to reduce the consumption of water and electricity, here are some measures: </li></ul><ul><li>• Do not leave the tap running while brushing your teeth or shaving; </li></ul><ul><li>• Use the washing machine and dishwasher only when full; </li></ul><ul><li>• Do not leave lights on when you’re not there; </li></ul><ul><li>• Do not leave taps dripping (a dripping tap wastes around 200 litres per day); </li></ul><ul><li>• Do not leave the door of your fridge open. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Curiosities <ul><li>Do you know how long it takes for the Earth to absorb trash? </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers, 2 to 6 weeks; </li></ul><ul><li>Fruit, 3 months; </li></ul><ul><li>Cigarettes , 2 years; </li></ul><ul><li>Gums, 5 years; </li></ul><ul><li>Nylon, 30 to 40 years; </li></ul><ul><li>Bottle cover, 100 to 500 years; </li></ul><ul><li>Batteries, 100 to 500 years; </li></ul><ul><li>For each 50kg of recycled paper, we are contributing not to cut a tree. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Work done by: António Cantante nº 3 Maria Alexandre nº 15 Tiago Batista nº 21

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