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Disposable Shopping Bags
Why the Plastic Bag? Easy & Convenient Cheap Reusable (?)
Why NOT the Plastic Bag? Nuisance & Litter Single-Use (or at most, twice) Made From Oil Toxic for Wildlife Reusable Options Exist
What a Nuisance! Home LandfillRecycling Facility
Made From Oil 504 million gallons of petroleum for 100 billion plastic bags used in the U.S. EVERY YEAR
ImpactPaperPlastic Lifecycle EnergyMoreLess Carbon FootprintMoreLess Water ConsumptionMoreLess Other PollutantsMixed RecyclingEasierHarder Landfill ImpactsSlightly LessSlightly More Litter & WildlifeLessMore
Paper or Plastic?
Plastic Bags Blow The Facts You Need to Know. How are Plastic Bags Made? An estimated 12 million barrels of oil is required to produce the plastic bags.
How can we help to conserve the environment. (A) To recycle paper To reduce the number of trees that need to be cut down for making paper.
What’s so bad about PLASTIC BAGS?. Problems caused by plastic bags:- What’s So Bad About Plastic Bags? They are not biodegradable. They clog waterways.
Sedona’s Reusable Bag Initiative Background ~ Began with query from Dr. Bell Citizen Committee formed August ‘08 Researched Plastic and Paper Disposable.
PAPER OR PLASTIC? Kate Pinter vs.. Outline Consumption Production Pollution Recycling Biodegradable? Negatives of both What should we do?
Agenda Background Video Plastic Bag Facts Project Details and Tips.
Cycling Back to Nature Presented by: Jeannie Mueller.
Slideshow B19: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. What can we do to help?
More than 1/3 of all energy that is used up is used by… A B C D A. Plains, trains, and automobiles B. Regular, everyday activities at home. C. Animals.
“Conserve & Preserve!” E.P.A. for Teens Health Careers Academy Scholars BONUS Module Lowcountry, Mid-Carolina, Pee Dee, Upstate AHEC Regions © Copyright,
Earth Day 2008 Brought to you by: Manitou Park Elementary Science Club.
By Kylie Schultz Plastic items. I think everyone should use less plastic.
By HARRY, AKIRA & Brad. In this research project I will talk about some of the causes of to much rubbish in the landfill ; People are putting recyclable.
How Recycling Helps By: Student Name. Aluminum Recycling Facts An aluminum can that is thrown away will still be a can 500 years from now! There is no.
Easy Ways to Be Green 1. Eat Organic Crops grown without chemical pesticides do not contaminate the earth with toxic substances. 2. Eat Less Meat Meat.
Talent 21 by: Sam Adamo Proposal I am going to see how I can reduce the use of plastic bags and start using cloth bags.
Extensive usage of non-biodegradable plastic shopping bags in retail outlets Szilvia Hosser – November 29, 2007 ESPM 4242.
My Carbon Footprint Recycling By Jake Guglielmino.
Rule 6: Did you know that your plastic bag that you used when you shop and you threw away is in the landfills? And it blows into the water?
60-Minutes worth of Facts about Water: Watch the slide show and write down at least 5 interesting facts (on page 48).
Removal of Plastics around our Globe Unit Portfolio Ayesha Mahmood.
1. INTRODUCTION To reuse is to use an item more than once. Conventional reusing. New-life reusing Repair is often another function of the reusing operation.
By: Oscar Cardenas. Why Recycle? Saves natural resources- By making products from recycled materials instead of virgin materials, we conserve land and.
Measuring Impacts on the Environment Biologically Inspired Design 15 October 2009 Craig Tovey.
Earth Day! Learn about Earth Day and what you can do to help protect Planet Earth!
Graphing Activity Raising the Recycling Bar Information Pulled from Provided Reproducible Bwindsor 2013.
Waste and Recycling Overview. Inefficiency Lost resources/opportunities Environmental impact - greenhouse gases & other pollution Why focus on waste?
Why Recycling is Important Monroe Area High Future Business Leaders of America.
WISDOM Mrs. Sheffield’s Advisory presents. Making good choices We choose earth You should too.
Planning Department Prohibition on the Distribution of Plastic Carryout Bags and Establishment of a Charge on Paper Carryout Bags City Council October.
At the Youth Summit for Environment we came up with some solutions. We have used our Canon cameras to show you what our families, our school and our community.
Waste plastic. How much waste plastic? In the UK, 3.5 million tonnes of plastic packaging is thrown away each year! There are three ways to dispose of.
Tom Brady City of Glendale ZERO WASTE BEYOND RECYCLING Rethink, Reduce, Reuse.
The Benefits of Recycling By SPC. Prater, Nyan (U.S. Army)
Solid Waste In the US 98.5% of the solid waste comes from mining, oil production, agriculture, sewage sludge, and industry The remaining 1.5% is municipal.
THE BIG PLASTIC BAG DEBATE PAPER – PLASTIC - REUSABLE.
Recycling Plastics. One of the biggest issues with manufacturing polymers is their ability to be disposed of There are 3 ways in which this disposal happens.
Paper vs Plastic Which one is better?. Paper Bags It takes about 13 to 17 trees to make 1 ton of paper Making paper bags creates 70 percent more air pollution.
How Can We be Doctors and Keep Our Earth Healthy?.
Making a Difference One Watt at a Time Name- Class- Roll No-
Phoenix, AZ. Phoenix is ranked the 32 nd state in overall environmental management and waste management. Their water supply and air quality are ranked.
Healthy Lifestyles - Recycle - Reuse - Recovery Plastic Fantastic Living a Healthier Lifestyle.
This question often leaves grocery shoppers wondering which to choose. Is one bag better for the environment than the other? In 2007, San Francisco, Ca.
Plastics. page 145 Plastics- the beginning Cheap and durable Alternative to glass and animal products such as ivory Could be used to replicate a variety.
Plastic Fantastic. Plastic. What is it? What items do we use that are made from plastic? How long have we been using plastic? Where does plastic come.
Save the World in Daily Life E2C Scully E3C Stella E3C Miranda E3C Miranda.
What happens to plastic bottles when we throw them away?
LIGHTED BUSH TRAILS TOWN CENTRE AN AVERAGE FAMILY OF FOUR PEOPLE USES ABOUT 1500 BAGS A YEAR. THE AVERAGE FAMILY ACCUMILATES 60 BAGS WITH ONLY.
Introduction to Waste Management
Beyond Disposal and Recycling– Institutional Perspective Erica Spiegel University of Vermont Physical Plant Department April 2007.
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