Littering Kills

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CREDITS TO STICK-GAL
CREDITS TO JOLENE
CREDITS TO VALENTINO
CREDITS TO SOURCES OF INFORMATION.
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Littering Kills

  1. 1. Littering -By Valentino, Jolene, Jian Xiong
  2. 2. Outline <ul><li>Litter Facts. </li></ul><ul><li>Why do people litter? </li></ul><ul><li>Consequences. </li></ul><ul><li>Effects on environment. </li></ul><ul><li>How to stop littering? </li></ul><ul><li>Reuse, Reduce, Recycle </li></ul>
  3. 3. Litter Facts <ul><li>Main types of litters </li></ul>8% Other 21% Aluminum 33% Plastic 38% Paper Percentage Type of Litter
  4. 4. Litter Facts <ul><li>How long does it take to decompose? </li></ul>1 month Paper Bag Can never decompose. Styrofoam Container 3-4 weeks Orange peel 200 - 500 years Aluminum Cans 500 - 600 years Disposable Diapers 1 million years or more. Plastic bottle Unknown. Glass Decomposition Time Object
  5. 5. Effects on environment. <ul><li>Harms the environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Unsightly: </li></ul><ul><li>Endanger animal’s habitat. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Effects on environment. <ul><li>Pollutes the environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Polluted environment will lead to negative health consequences. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Main litters in Singapore <ul><li>Plastic bottle , tissue paper and discarded items like plastic bag are the most commonly found litter. </li></ul><ul><li>A dirty Environment attracts cockroaches! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Why Do people litter? <ul><li>Don't Care. </li></ul><ul><li>Not aware they are littering. </li></ul><ul><li>Others will clean it: </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Lazy • Convenient • Dustbins too far </li></ul>
  10. 10. Consequence. <ul><li>A fine will be issued. $500 - $1000 </li></ul><ul><li>Offender will have to serve: Corrective Work Order . </li></ul><ul><li>The CWO, set the offender to work in cleaning up the community. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Consequence. <ul><li>Offenders would have to clean up public places on the appointed Sunday . </li></ul><ul><li>Duration of 1 to 5 hours. </li></ul>Caught for leaving a newspapers behind…
  12. 12. Reuse; <ul><li>Reuse plastic container. </li></ul><ul><li>Bing own reusable bag to do grocery. </li></ul><ul><li>Reuse cardboard boxes, plastic bags, etc. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Reduce; <ul><li>Try not to accept plastic bags. </li></ul><ul><li>Cut down on ‘take-away food.’ (Reduce styrofoam containers) </li></ul><ul><li>Use both side of a paper. (Save TREES) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Recycle; <ul><li>Recycle aluminum can, plastic bottle, glass bottle and paper. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Recycle; <ul><li>Sell unwanted newspaper/ stuff to karang guni man. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Do’s <ul><li>Don’t Litter. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow the 3 R’s </li></ul><ul><li>Stop friends from littering. </li></ul><ul><li>Pick Up Litter if you can. </li></ul>
  17. 17. DON’T LITTER!
  18. 18. Remember! <ul><li>It takes a new generation to stop littering. </li></ul><ul><li>Start NOW. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Credits! <ul><li>PowerPoint Slide Creator : Valentino Tan </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint Slide Editor: Jolene Tan </li></ul>
  20. 20. Credits! Pictures. <ul><li>Stick pictures: www.STICKGAL.BLOGSPOT.com </li></ul><ul><li>Other pictures: www.google.com </li></ul>
  21. 21. Credits! Information <ul><li>http://infopedia.nl.sg/articles/SIP_469_2005-01-25.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.entersingapore.info/sginfo/risk-investigation.php </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.nea.gov.sg/ar07/homeward-litter.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://mdc.mo.gov/nomoretrash/facts/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.utahrecycles.org </li></ul>

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