Where does our waste go?

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Where does our waste go?
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Where does our waste go?

  1. 1. Project Green Diamond Are you ready?
  2. 2. GARBAGE, WASTE, TRASH = YUCK RIGHT?
  3. 3. 2000 Kgs FROM DD, EVERYDAY …
  4. 4. … IS DUMPED!
  5. 5. HOW MUCH GARBAGE DOES YOUR HOUSE GENERATE?
  6. 6. HAVE YOU WONDERED WHERE IT GOES?
  7. 7. LOOK AROUND YOU. 25/03/10 7
  8. 8. FAMILIAR? 25/03/10 8
  9. 9. EVEN MORE FAMILIAR? 25/03/10 9
  10. 10. DO YOU KNOW WHERE DD GETS ITS WATER FROM? WATER THAT YOU DRINK, BRUSH YOUR TEETH WITH, SHOWER WITH… 25/03/10 10
  11. 11. DD GETS ITS WATER FROM GROUNDWATER, ALL 100% OF IT! DUMPED WASTE SEEPS INTO OUR GROUNDWATER
  12. 12. DID YOU KNOW… GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATION IS RAMPANT IN BANGALORE?
  13. 13. SO AFTER DUMPING, WHAT? HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THAT GARBAGE BURNING? 25/03/10 13
  14. 14. BURNING HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE RELEASES TOXIC FUMES dioxins & furans (cancer causing through inhalation) arsenic (cancer causing through inhalation, carbon monoxide (a poisonous gas), benzene, styrene, formaldehyde, lead (anemia, suppressed immune system, cancer) hydrogen cyanide (a known poison)
  15. 15. BANGALORE BURNS SO MUCH WASTE… WHAT ARE YOU BREATHING? 25/03/10 15
  16. 16. QUIZ: HOW LONG DOES METAL TAKE TO DECOMPOSE? 25/03/10 16
  17. 17. 500 YEARS! REMEMBER THAT TOY YOU THREW AWAY? AND THAT PIECE OF ALUMINUM FOIL YOU CHUCKED? 25/03/10 17
  18. 18. QUIZ: DOES PLASTIC EVER DECOMPOSE? 25/03/10 18
  19. 19. NO... HEY… THAT PEN, THAT CUP, THAT PACKET, THAT BOTTLE – THEY WILL BE IN THE GROUND, LEACHING INTO YOUR WATER, POLLUTING THE AIR. FOREVER. 25/03/10 19
  20. 20. HEY DD: CAN WE HELP CLEAN UP OUR OWN MESS?
  21. 21. YES, WE CAN! 25/03/10 21
  22. 22. MIXED GARBAGE POLLUTES SEGREGATED GARBAGE CAN BE RECYCLED REUSED CLEAN 25/03/10 22
  23. 23. 3 BAGS, SEPARATE WASTE 25/03/10 23 KITCHEN WASTE RECYCLE WASTE TOXIC WASTE
  24. 24. THE BLUE BAG 25/03/10 24
  25. 25. DID YOU KNOW… THE STRETCH OF AIRPORT ROAD OUTSIDE DD IS MADE OF… RECYCLABLE PLASTIC! KK PLASTICS USE TONS OF PLASTIC WASTE FOR ROAD CONSTRUCTION-THEY WILL TAKE OUR WASTE TOO AND PUT IT TO GOOD USE!!! 25/03/10 25
  26. 26. THE GREEN BAG 25/03/10 26
  27. 27. DID YOU KNOW… KITCHEN WASTE CAN BE USED TO CREATE GAS? AND GAS INTO ELECTRICITY?? 25/03/10 27
  28. 28. THE BLACKBLACK BAG 25/03/10 28
  29. 29. IF WE DO THIS RIGHT THE BLACK WASTE WILL BE A FRACTION OF THE SUM TOTAL!!!! 25/03/10 29
  30. 30. SO, DD: ARE YOU READY?! YOU SEGREGATE AND HELP US RECYCLE LET’S MAKE OUR PART OF AIRPORT ROAD A ZERO WASTE ZONE! 25/03/10 30
  31. 31. QUESTIONS? 25/03/10 31

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