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What a Wasteful World!!! ….that we live in….or do we????

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1 What a Wasteful World!!! ….that we live in….or do we????

2 Answer the following questions: Describe what your picture is showing? What time of year do you think it shows? Write a list of the waste that there would be at the time of year of your particular picture Picture 1 Picture 2 Picture 3 Your group will be allocated one of these pictures Photo taken by Jeremy Bailey at emybailey/ / Creative Commons Licence emybailey/ / Photo taken by Gracefamily at /gracefamily/ / Creative Commons Licence /gracefamily/ / Photo taken by Aine D at 756/ 756/ Creative Commons Licence

3 What a waste! Over 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate are sold each year Globally, around a billion valentine cards are sent each year - making the day the second largest card sending holiday of the year – behind Christmas Nestle Kit Kat Easter egg – You pay - £ 3.99 BUT 52% of its weight is edible - the rest is packaging! We throw away 1 billion Christmas cards 8 million Christmas trees 83 million km ² of wrapping paper 1/10th of our annual rubbish is generated at Christmas Photo taken by D'Arcy Norman at Creative Commons Licence

4 Development Compass Rose You will be using this to help you ask questions about 2 pictures We will do the first example together as a class Image from Tide~ global learning found at Full permission given

5 N E W S Photo taken by D'Arcy Norman at Creative Commons Licence

6 N W S E Photo taken by Colin Crowley at Creative Commons Licence

7 Give examples of what impact waste can have Answer the following questions: Can you think of the impacts of waste? Does this change from one country to another? o How? Does waste have a greater impact on countries that are less developed?

8 So what is the future? Watch the short clip below – can you think of ways we could manage our waste problem in the future?


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