<ul><li>Because plastics are not biodegradable, they accumulate over time in landfills.  </li></ul><ul><li>In California, ...
<ul><li>Two types of Greenhouse Effects </li></ul><ul><li>Naturally occurring </li></ul><ul><li>Man made </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>When there are too many plastic in landfills, they are often destroyed in incineration factories. Consequently, it...
<ul><li>A lot  of plastic waste is also found in the ocean. This is caused by ship dumping wastes off the coast and dumpin...
 
 
 
 
WHAT CAN YOU DO? <ul><li>Reduce- Limit the use of plastic materials </li></ul><ul><li>Reuse- Try to find ways to make plas...
REDUCE <ul><li>Buy things that are in bulk or economy sized. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not buy over packaged goods  </li></ul><...
REUSE <ul><li>Reuse products until it no longer functions. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not throw away old clothes and appliances ...
RECYCLE <ul><li>Buy recycled products </li></ul><ul><li>Check collection centers </li></ul><ul><li>Recycle Plastic Bottles...
 
Bibliography <ul><li>Briney, Amanda. “Trash Islands”. Accessed July 11, 2011.  http://geography.about.com/od/globalproblem...
Photo Sources <ul><li>Landfill:  http://bitemewhitworth.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/landfill.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Greenho...
<ul><li>Reduce Reuse Recycle:  http://www.greenschoolsinitiative.com/img/RRR.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce:  http://meetthe...
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  1. 2. <ul><li>Because plastics are not biodegradable, they accumulate over time in landfills. </li></ul><ul><li>In California, 1 billion of plastic bottles are trashed each year. </li></ul><ul><li>Only 16% of plastic bottles are recycled, leaving the 84% in landfills </li></ul><ul><li>About 11% of the contents of landfills are plastic </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>Two types of Greenhouse Effects </li></ul><ul><li>Naturally occurring </li></ul><ul><li>Man made </li></ul><ul><li>Global temperature has risen over 1.4 degrees since 1880 </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>When there are too many plastic in landfills, they are often destroyed in incineration factories. Consequently, it: </li></ul><ul><li>Contributes to Greenhouse Effect </li></ul><ul><li>Causes Lung Cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Contaminates Soil </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>A lot of plastic waste is also found in the ocean. This is caused by ship dumping wastes off the coast and dumping off the land. </li></ul><ul><li>The ratio between plastic and plankton is 6 to 1 who the fundamental source in the food chain. </li></ul><ul><li>Animals mistaken the plastic as food. </li></ul>
  5. 10. WHAT CAN YOU DO? <ul><li>Reduce- Limit the use of plastic materials </li></ul><ul><li>Reuse- Try to find ways to make plastic reusable </li></ul><ul><li>Recycle- Throw plastic materials into the recycling bin </li></ul>
  6. 11. REDUCE <ul><li>Buy things that are in bulk or economy sized. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not buy over packaged goods </li></ul><ul><li>No disposable goods </li></ul><ul><li>Buy durable products </li></ul>
  7. 12. REUSE <ul><li>Reuse products until it no longer functions. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not throw away old clothes and appliances </li></ul><ul><li>Use containers instead of plastic wrap </li></ul>
  8. 13. RECYCLE <ul><li>Buy recycled products </li></ul><ul><li>Check collection centers </li></ul><ul><li>Recycle Plastic Bottles (CRV) </li></ul>
  9. 15. Bibliography <ul><li>Briney, Amanda. “Trash Islands”. Accessed July 11, 2011. http://geography.about.com/od/globalproblemsandissues/a/trashislands.htm l </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Protection Agency. “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”. Accessed July 12, 2011. http://www.epa.gov/osw/conserve/rrr/ </li></ul><ul><li>Marine Research Foundation. “Research North Pacific Gyre Plankton Sample Analysis ‘07-08’”. Accessed July 12, 2011 http://www.algalita.org/research/np_gyre_sample07-08.html </li></ul><ul><li>Missouri Department of Natural Resources. “ The Three R’s: Reduce, Reduce, Recycle”. Accessed July 12, 2011. http://www.dnr.mo.gov/env/swmp/pubs-reports/threers.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Moore, Shelly. “What are the Dangers of Burning Plastic Bottles”. Accessed July 10,2011. http://www.ehow.com/list_5926080_dangers-burning-plastic-bottles.html </li></ul><ul><li>Project Greenbag. “How does Plastic get into the Ocean? Accessed July 12, 2011. http://www.projectgreenbag.com/how-does-plastic-get-into-the-ocean./ </li></ul><ul><li>Weather Street. “What is Greenhouse Effect?. Accessed July 9, 2011. http://www.weatherquestions.com/What_is_the_greenhouse_effect.htm l </li></ul><ul><li>Wilson, Ed. “Plastic Water bottles Not being Recycled”. Accessed July 10, 2011. http://www.consrv.ca.gov/index/news/2003%20News%20Releases/Pages/NR2003-13_Water_Bottle_Crisis.aspx </li></ul>
  10. 16. Photo Sources <ul><li>Landfill: http://bitemewhitworth.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/landfill.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Greenhouse Effect: http://www.weatherquestions.com/greenhouse_effect.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Incineration factory: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/73/Sopf%C3%B6rbr%C3%A4nningsanl%C3%A4ggningen_p%C3%A5_Spillepengen%2C_Malm%C3%B6.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Heron caught in plastic ring http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_r74vxoo9V2U/TBeo6s8T79I/AAAAAAAAA50/gnGe2baBhyk/s1600/Great-Blue-Heron_plastic_001.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Plastic attached to turtle: http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_aP4lcWPQwz8/TPxtfZrTFZI/AAAAAAAAAYg/JovkGhZ_ICA/s1600/turtle-plastic-bag-photo.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Bird Trapped by Bag: http://www.citizenscampaign.org/images/bag_and_bird.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Turtle Caught in Plastic: http://www.sail-world.com/photos/std_Gyre%20turtle%20caught%20in%20plastic.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Turtle Caught in Net: http://www.dotheblue.org/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/Turtle-caught-in-net1.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Garbage Patch: http://www.mnn.com/sites/default/files/user-59/gyre.jpg </li></ul>
  11. 17. <ul><li>Reduce Reuse Recycle: http://www.greenschoolsinitiative.com/img/RRR.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce: http://meetthegreens.pbskids.org/episode3/images/reduce.gif </li></ul><ul><li>Reuse: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_ZLd457r0yo4/S9TY0_1y91I/AAAAAAAAAHs/ETmiO-d5OvQ/s1600/242Reuse00.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Recycle: http://sustainableperalta.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/recycle.png </li></ul><ul><li>Earth and recycle logo: http://www.sierraclubgreenhome.com/cms/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/recycle-earth.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Other photos: </li></ul><ul><li>http://urbancanteen.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/plastic-water-bottle.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.krittersinthemailbox.com/animals/dolphins/repl157t.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://gigaom2.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/landfill.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://us.123rf.com/400wm/400/400/smithore/smithore0902/smithore090200032/4310095-image-showing-earth-sinking-in-heavy-water-pollution-with-tons-of-plastic-containers.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://media-1.web.britannica.com/eb-media//79/102979-050-6D9F5B50.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.corbisimages.com/images/42-20359968.jpg?size=572&uid=400b9c52-9b4d-42e0-8865-efd4966dcf95&uniqID=1e2b9c00-7557-47cf-b4a5-7016e442facc </li></ul><ul><li>http://us.123rf.com/400wm/400/400/123cn/123cn0904/123cn090400839/4654031-woman-picking-up-plastic-bottles.jpg </li></ul>

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