Garbage and Landfills
      By Jared Wolt 
We create WAY                                     TOO 
             MUCH garbage
According to the Environmental Protection...
Burning OUR
garbage 
often puts 
dangerous 
chemicals in 
the air and 
adds to global 
warming
Photo credit: www.boston.com




       In landfills, grass won’t grow anymore and dangerous 
                 chemicals g...
EVERYDAY things cause many problems for our planet


                                  Leather shoes take 40 years to deco...
WE CAN 
                                                   Reducing Global Warming 
                                      ...
http://www.ohiou.edu/news/months/MARCH2000/135.HTML 




                                                        WE CAN
  ...
WE CAN Be Responsible
YES
 WE 
CAN!
                Photo source: www.nrc-recycle.org/americarecycles.aspx




       to Recycle, Reuse and Redu...
Now that 
YOU KNOW
what will 
YOU DO?
        A presentation by Jared Wolt
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this was the work of my son for his 7th grade science project

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  • It's NOT PLAGERIZED- it is sourced. As was required for for a middle schoolers project. the information on the first slide was taken from and sourced to the same website that you call the 'real website'.
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  • Plagiarized, word for word.

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Garbage and Landfills

  1. 1. Garbage and Landfills By Jared Wolt 
  2. 2. We create WAY TOO  MUCH garbage According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the average American* produces  about 4.4 pounds of garbage a day, or a total of 29 pounds (13 kg) per week and 1,600  pounds (726 kg) a year.  With the garbage produced in America alone, you could: • Form a line of filled‐up garbage trucks and reach the moon • Or cover the state of Texas two and a half times • Or bury more than 990,000 football fields under six‐foot high (1.8 meter high) piles  of waste.  • According to WM Recycle America, LLC, Americans alone throw away enough  aluminum to duplicate the full commercial air fleet of the US.  (*In Mexico, the average household produces 30 percent more garbage than in America) Most of the stuff that fills the landfills is packaging, especially in the form of fast‐food  containers ‐ but office paper, disposable diapers, Styrofoam inserts, and plain plastic bags  also contribute an important percentage to the total waste production of the country.  Source:  http://www.wisegeek.com/how‐much‐garbage‐does‐a‐person‐create‐in‐one‐year.htm
  3. 3. Burning OUR garbage  often puts  dangerous  chemicals in  the air and  adds to global  warming
  4. 4. Photo credit: www.boston.com In landfills, grass won’t grow anymore and dangerous  chemicals go can go into the ground
  5. 5. EVERYDAY things cause many problems for our planet Leather shoes take 40 years to decompose Plastic bags take  1,000 years to  decompose Photo source: REUTERS/Rafiqur Rahman Photo source: www.worldproutassembly.org Plastic bottles NEVER, EVER decompose
  6. 6. WE CAN  Reducing Global Warming  by Recycling ... Photo credits: www.egtrashrecycleservices.org  MUST  EDUCATE ourselves We 
  7. 7. http://www.ohiou.edu/news/months/MARCH2000/135.HTML  WE CAN volunteer to benefit OUR community
  8. 8. WE CAN Be Responsible
  9. 9. YES WE  CAN! Photo source: www.nrc-recycle.org/americarecycles.aspx to Recycle, Reuse and Reduce
  10. 10. Now that  YOU KNOW what will  YOU DO? A presentation by Jared Wolt

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