Ppt on generation of electricity from plastic garbage

Slowly poisoned: health consequences of pollution and environmental toxins Martin Donohoe, MD, FACP Portland State University Campaign for Safe Foods,

throw away 6500 times his/her adult weight in garbage Garbage In one year, Americans generate 236 million tons of garbage –30% recycled –164 million tons thrown away U.S. Garbage Composition Paper and Paperboard - 39% Yard Waste - 13% Food Waste - 10% Plastics - 12% Metals - 8% Glass - 6% Wood - 5% U.S. Recycling Rates Tires - 22% Plastic containers - 25% Overall plastics – 5% Glass containers - 28% Yard waste - 41% Paper/


ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION By Mr.C.R.Girish, Dept of Chemical Engg, MIT.

steam, to drive the turbines that generate electricity.  For efficient functioning of the steam turbines, the steam is condensed into water after it leaves the turbines. This condensation is done by taking water from a water body to absorb the / which is classified as wet garbage as well as paper, plastic, tetrapacks, plastic cans, newspaper, glass bottles, cardboard boxes, aluminum foil, metal items, wood pieces, etc. which is classified as dry garbage. Control Measures of Urban and Industrial Wastes An /


Environmental Science. Total MSW Generation 2005 Can you match the identities? __ Food scraps __ Paper & Paperboard __ Glass __ Yard Trimmings __ Metals.

electricity but landfills cannot 3.Recycling costs more than incineration or landfilling 4.Both landfilling and incineration could harm groundwater supplies if liners fail. 5.Landfills allow for natural decomposition of materials 6.Recycling is not the best option because it uses energy and water. Extra Slides Paper or Plastic? 20-40% less E to manufacture plastic 1 truckload of plastic = 7 truckloads of paper Paper or Plastic/


Slowly poisoned: health consequences of pollution and environmental toxins Martin Donohoe, MD, FACP Portland State University Campaign for Safe Foods,

throw away 6500 times his/her adult weight in garbage Garbage In one year, Americans generate 236 million tons of garbage –30% recycled –164 million tons thrown away U.S. Garbage Composition Paper and Paperboard - 39% Yard Waste - 13% Food Waste - 10% Plastics - 12% Metals - 8% Glass - 6% Wood - 5% U.S. Recycling Rates Tires - 22% Plastic containers - 25% Overall plastics – 5% Glass containers - 28% Yard waste - 41% Paper/


H-Power: Powering The Future Waste to Energy: Fuel of the 21st century at Honolulu Power.

of 300 garbage trucks per day, burns the crushed pulp and converts the heat to electricity.” 1 3 A whole lot of Trash “Oahu generates 1.6 millions tons of waste per year… H-Power disposes of 600,000 tons of that.” 1 Oahu creates 500,000 tons of trash each year that go to landfills, of/estate Not all trash is combustible Still produces some pollution There is a finite amount of trash Hard to get plastic out to recycle. Movie Tour of H-Power (Time permitting) Works Cited 1.Blakeman, Karen. "H-Power upgrade /


GREENPET Closed cycle collection and recycling system based on thermoelectric compression of PET bottles „Waste is a valuable raw material” Project for.

of the plastic bottles are still unsolved. The garbage islands on the oceans and in the forests and fields are mainly made of PET bottles, causing irreparable environmental pollution. In case of/from them. This method reduces the CO 2 emission to half compared to the conventional selective collection (considering the fact that the compression uses some electrical/ of Budafilter94 Ltd. – which is dealing with the GREENPET underpinning research since 2002 – will manufacture and distribute the new generation of /


Session Title: Role of ULBs in Environment Management And Social Audit

. Next Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 12 Training Module on Audit of ULBs Session 12 Components of urban environment Resources Processes Effects Human resources Sunlight Land Water Minerals Electricity Fuels Finance Intermediary products Recyclable materials Manufacture Transportation Construction Migration Population Growth Residence/Living Community Services (Education, Health….) Negative Effects: Pollution (air, water, noise) waste generation (garbage, sewage), congestion, overcrowding Positive/


Solid Waste and Recycling Water Quality and Conservation Water Districts Rich Michaud Director of Public Works City of Coral Springs.

collection of single stream program recyclables from City Facilities Solid Waste Disposal Garbage is hauled to Wheelabrator Waste to Energy Plants located in Pompano Beach North Plant can process up to 2,250 tons per day Approximately 81,799 tons of garbage generated in 2011 in Coral Springs No Coral Springs garbage is dumped in the land fill W-T-E plant can generate and sell enough electricity to/


Solid Waste Management

the garbage. 8. According to the EPA, 25% of all monitored landfills in the US are leaking their contents into the groundwater.   Capturing Energy from Landfills /from the burning of trash to help create electricity. SOLID WASTE BREAKDOWN Paper: 2-4 weeks Cotton rags: 1-5 months Orange peel: 6 months Wool sock: 12 months Plastic/also saves resources for future generations. Amount of items being recycled: 42% of all paper 40% of plastic soft drink bottles 55% of aluminum cans 56% of all steel packaging Paper,/


Slowly poisoned: health consequences of pollution and environmental toxins Martin Donohoe, MD, FACP Portland State University Campaign for Safe Foods,

will throw away 6500 times his/her adult weight in garbage Garbage In one year, Americans generate 236 million tons of garbage –30% recycled –164 million tons thrown away U.S. Garbage Composition Paper and Paperboard - 39% Yard Waste - 13% Food Waste - 10% Plastics - 10% Metals - 8% Glass - 6% Wood - 5% U.S. Recycling Rates Tires - 22% Plastic containers - 36% Glass containers - 28% Yard waste - 41% Paper and/


Garbage !! Everyone produces waste the USA alone produces 11 billion tons of solid waste a year.

of Garbage Industrial waste - broken into lots of categories –food products … meats, fat, oils, bones, offal … –furniture … wood, sawdust, plastic, glass, metal –paper products … paper, fiber, chemicals, inks –leather products … scraps, thread, dye, curing –electrical … metal, carbon, glass, rubber, resins Types of Garbage Radioactive waste - generated/ lifts Storm runoff from a landfill must be contained Drainage ditches run along the base of the landfill. The black pipe is part of the gas collection system/


WASTE Finz 2012. The Generation of Waste Solid waste is any discarded solid material, such as garbage, refuse, or sludge. Solid waste includes everything.

Generation of Waste Solid waste is any discarded solid material, such as garbage, refuse, or sludge. Solid waste includes everything from junk mail to coffee grounds to cars. Every year, the United States generates more than 10 billion metric tons of solid waste. Many products we buy today are used once and then thrown away. As a result, the amount of/and plastic are nonbiodegradable. Plastic Problems Plastics are made from petroleum or natural gas, which consist mostly of carbon and hydrogen. Plastics /


© This document contains proprietary and secure information. Use without the expressed written consent of the Collaborative Healthcare Urgency Group is.

Moist toilettes, Garbage bags with ties for personal sanitation Moist toilettes, Garbage bags with /If you rely on medical equipment that requires electric power, contact your medical supply company for /of home with few to now windows Bring Emergency supply kit Bring Emergency supply kit Generator Generator Seal windows, vents, doors with duct tape and Plastic Seal windows, vents, doors with duct tape and Plastic/Call out of state contacts from family communication plan Call out of state contacts from family /


Solid and Hazardous Wastes

leaks Pipes collect explosive methane as used as fuel to generate electricity Methane gas recovery well Leachate storage tank Compacted solid waste Garbage Groundwater monitoring well Leachate pipes Leachate pumped up to storage tank for safe disposal Sand Synthetic liner Leachate monitoring well Sand Clay and plastic lining to prevent leaks; pipes collect leachate from bottom of landfill Groundwater Clay Subsoil Fig. 22-12, p. 532/


Solid and Hazardous Waste Chapter 21. Rapidly Growing E-Waste from Discarded Computers and Other Electronics.

Pipes collect explosive methane for use as fuel to generate electricity Methane gas recovery well Leachate storage tank Compacted solid waste Leachate pipes Garbage Leachate pumped up to storage tank for safe disposal Groundwater monitoring well Sand Synthetic liner Leachate monitoring well Sand Groundwater Clay Clay and plastic lining to prevent leaks; pipes collect leachate from bottom of landfill Subsoil Fig 21-15 Trade-Offs: Sanitary/


“ The information age’s toxic garbage” A review of electronic waste (e-waste) recycling technologies “Is e-waste an opportunity or treat?” Prof.Dr. Muammer.

of consumer-oriented electrical and electronic technologies, countless units of electric and electronic equipment (EEE) have been sold to the consumer. When electronic products become obsolete and are ready for disposal, they are known as e-waste. Whether generated/separation Triboelectric Separation Swiss Results Technology Inc. (Circuit board plastics separation) MBA Polimers Inc. (HIPS from TVs) METALS RECYCLING IN EEE WASTE-1 Permanent/Electric Magnetic Separation: Ferrous metals (Fe&steel), Eddy Current/


Materials.  “Materials can effectively generate and capture students’ interest in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology.” -Dr. Thomas Strobe.

of hazardous fumes  Dioxins and Furans  Recycled Uses  Drainage pipes, pipe fittings, floor tiles, bottles, doormats, hoses, mud flaps Plastic Separating System http://www.labs.nec.co.jp/rel/english/topics/t12.html Low-density Polyethylene  LDPE  Recycle Code - 4  Burned in incinerator- powered generators to produce electricity  Recycled Uses in where color is not important  Garbage/ crumbling by adding water  Pozzolana  Volcanic ash from Mt. Vesuvius  Ancient Israelites and Egyptians added straw/


1 Introduction to Environmental Science. 2 Objectives 1.To identify various sources of renewable and nonrenewable energies 2.To understand the basics.

of years by action of heat from the Earth’s core and pressure from rock and soil on the remains of dead plants and animals These sources include oil, natural gas and coal 12 Fossil Fuels Coal Used to generate more than 50% of all electricity/be recycled –separate your garbage to make recycling easier Answers 28 Commonly Recycled Materials Plastic Most are recyclable The industry has developed a code system to identify various types of plastics Codes may be found at the bottom of plastic containers Types 1 & /


Solid Waste Chapter 21 16th ed. MSW  1.5% of total waste stream  30% of MSW is recycled or composted, 55% landfilled, 15% burned in incinerator  3M.

methane for use as fuel to generate electricity Methane gas recovery well Leachate storage tank Compacted solid waste Leachate pipes Garbage Leachate pumped up to storage tank for safe disposal Groundwater monitoring well Sand Synthetic liner Leachate monitoring well Sand Groundwater Clay Clay and plastic lining to prevent leaks; pipes collect leachate from bottom of landfill Subsoil Sanitary Landfill  55% of waste in US is landfilled  Sand/


Solid and Hazardous Wastes In nature, there is essentially no wastes because the wastes of one organism become the nutrients for another. This recycling.

storage tank for safe disposal Groundwater Clay and plastic lining to prevent leaks; pipes collect leachate from bottom of landfill Topsoil Sand Clay Subsoil Probes to detect methane leaks Garbage Synthetic liner Sand Clay Pipes collect explosive methane as used as fuel to generate electricity Landfills: Current Criteria Compacted clay and plastic sheets are at the bottom (prevents liquid waste from seeping into groundwater) Currently landfills are the/


Waste ASPDP Water, Energy and Waste: Integrating Themes of Sustainability.

lighting powered by a garbage incinerator information from the Association of Science-Technology Centers Incorporated Plastic The Great Pacific Garbage Patch When we recycle, are we breaking the cycle of waste? No- Plastic bottles can be downcycled Into benches or toys, but they usually can’t be recycled back into bottles, because the process of recycling compromises the quality and durability of the plastic. So, that plastic water bottle is virgin/


Solid and Hazardous Wastes In nature, there is essentially no wastes because the wastes of one organism become the nutrients for another. This recycling.

leaks Garbage _________ Sand Clay Pipes collect explosive methane as used as fuel to generate electricity Landfills: Current Criteria Compacted clay and plastic sheets are at the bottom (________________________________ ________________) Currently landfills are the primary method of waste /Plants such as willow trees and poplars can absorb chemicals and keep them from reaching groundwater or nearby surface water. Rhizofiltration Roots of plants such as sunflowers with dangling roots on ponds or in green-/


Glenn Parrish Project Development Manager. Who is PHG Energy? Thompson Machinery’s outstanding 65-year history of providing equipment solutions to the.

electricity for the process Output Options Electricity Class A biosolids Wood Waste Sorter Removes Recyclables Municipal Waste Sorter Metals Glass Plastics TIRES SLUDGE CROPS ? Phase Approach: Use Existing Waste Streams Sorter Removes Recyclables Municipal Garbage Pellets Out of Sorter & Into Gasifier Garbage Pellets Application options:  Power Generation/10% Minimum bulk density: 14lbs/ft 3 Low cost waste streams from other processes can greatly improve economics Feedstock “Blends” offer further /


Waste Management. What are Wastes? Waste (also known as rubbish, trash, refuse, garbage, junk, litter, and ort) is unwanted or useless materials. In biology,

the place of generation are excluded."United Nations Statistics Division Kinds of Wastes Solid wastes: wastes in solid forms, domestic, commercial and industrial wastes Examples: plastics, styrofoam containers, bottles, cans, papers, scrap iron, and other trash Liquid Wastes: wastes in liquid form Examples: domestic washings, chemicals, oils, waste water from ponds, manufacturing industries and other sources According to EPA regulations, SOLID WASTE is Any garbage or/


Or A house made from junk

is at the bottom of the tower. Supplied my electricity for the years I lived in the dome. The control system for the wind generator and batteries The control system for the wind generator and batteries. Everything is/generator blades Garden – Picture taken from on top of the wind generator tower Garden – Picture taken from on top of the wind generator tower. I was constantly trying to cut down on work with various mulches. Tried plastic (environmentally a disaster), saw dust (leaches a lot of nitrogen out of/


Biomedical waste Management

contact with this medication or with blood or body fluids cannot be disposed of in your regular garbage or dumpster but must be placed in the Sharps Container for disposal as/plastic bags container Category 8 Black Municipal Apart from the various categories of wastes, Schedule II of the Rules has also incorporated the storage and disposal of municipal solid waste (MSW) generated from the hospitals. The Rules expounds that the MSW such as paper waste, food waste and other non infectious wastes generated from/


I. ENERGY Common: Heat, light, and electricity Other forms: mechanical energy, chemical energy, and nuclear energy. These forms of energy meet the energy.

- Mined c. Sub-bituminous coal  Type of coal whose properties range from those of lignite to those of bituminous coal  Used primarily as fuel for steam-electric power generation d. Bituminous coal Soft black coal Most abundant in/name for (a) alcohol; (b) methane; (c) peat; (d) petroleum. Homework Review - Homework Petroleum: plastics as (a) alcohol: gasoline; (b) coal: carbon; (c) garbage: electricity; (d) industry: fuels. Homework Review - Homework Mines: coal as (a) petroleum: refineries; (b) corn/


Solid waste management

) to produce energy. WTE plants include incinerators that produce steam for district heating or industrial use, or that generate electricity; they also include facilities that convert landfill gas to electricity. Kinds of Wastes Solid wastes: domestic, commercial and industrial wastes especially common as co-disposal of wastes Examples: plastics, containers, bottles, cans, papers, scrap iron, and other trash Liquid Wastes: wastes in liquid form Examples: domestic/


Polymer & Plastic waste and Recycling Dr. Manohar Singh Saini Director, Guru Nanak Dev Engg. College, Ludhiana January 3, 2012.

industries that supplied the plastics industry.  Total of 2.2 million workers – about 2 percent of the U.S. workforce. Scope of the Plastics Industry United States  Nearly 25,000 plastics industry establishments generated approximately $310 billion in shipments.  Another $83 billion was generated by upstream, supplying industries.  Total annual shipments from plastics activity to $393 billion Plastics – Global Importance Import and Export  Plastic resins and plastic finished products are imported/


UNIT 9 Vocabulary Types of pollution Environmental effects Waste disposal Recycling Grammar and functions Expressing degree Expressing opinion Revision.

INDUSTRIAL PROCESSES b) EXHAUST FROM GASOLINE-POWERED VEHICLES LIKE AUTOMOBILES, c) REFUSE AND GASES EMITTED BY FACTORIES, d) sewage and GARBAGE DISPOSED OF BY CITIES, e) PESTICIDES USED IN AGRICULTURE. 3- THE AMOUNT OF RELEASED POLLUTANTS. 4- /the quality of the product POSITION OF ADVERBS at the beginning of a sentence: Unfortunately, recycling plastics has proved difficult. Electric motors are based on electromagnetism. Similarly, generators use electromagnetism to produce electricity at the end of a /


ENGLISH ENGLISH. UNIT 12 THE POLLUTION POLLUTION OF WATER POLLUTION OF WATER Some sea and aquatic experts argue that all the new ones products introduced.

was blue, but grey-greenish and opaque, covered with clots of petroleum that varied of size, from the head of a pin to the dimensions of a sandwich. In the middle of the garbage, bottles of plastic floated. could be in a dirty town port... he/she/our feeding. Nobody is safe. All are the victims of the pollution. "As industries of the United States generate to the turn of 40 million tons of poisonous debris a year, 90% of them, according the estimates of E.P.A. (Environment Protection Agency), they are /


WasteSection 1 Section 1: Solid Waste – Objectives Name one characteristic that makes a material biodegradable. Identify two types of solid waste. Describe.

two environmental problems caused by landfills. WasteSection 1 The Generation of Waste Solid waste is any discarded solid material, such as garbage, refuse, or sludges. –Used once, thrown away –Doubled since 1960’s –Solid waste includes everything from junk mail to coffee grounds to cars. –Every year, the United States generates more than 10 billion metric tons of solid waste. WasteSection 1 Space and Waste Many/


EN6501 MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT OBJECTIVES: To make the students conversant with different aspects of the types, sources, generation, storage,

generated from various household and industrial activities. non-biodegradable - inorganic and recyclable materials such as plastic, glass, cans, metals, etc. (vii) Dead animals (viii) Abandoned vehicles (ix) Construction and demolition wastes Consist mainly of earth, stones, concrete, bricks, lumber, roofing and plumbing materials, heating systems and electrical wires and parts of/ Lipids This class of compounds includes fats, oils and grease, and the principal sources of lipids are garbage, cooking oils and/


KNOWING THE PLAN In advance, each faculty, staff and student should: 1. Understand this evacuation plan. 2. Recognize the sound of the alarm. 3. Know at.

finding a suspicious object anywhere on the premises: 1.Keep anyone from handling it or going near it. 2. Notify Security IMMEDIATELY./ assorted fastenersTwine Tapes of various kinds (masking, duct, electrical)Small rope or cord Plastic sheeting Construction Materials Emergency gasoline powered electrical generator Emergency lights with /Plastic garbage bags and ties Thymol Water displacement compound, such as Ethanol WD-40 spray or liquid Acetone Silicone release or wax paper Japanese tissue Various sizes of/


CHAPTER 2 THERMOPLASTICS

, relatively high modulus, excellent electrical properties, low cost, and ease of processing The amorphous morphology provides not only transparency but, in addition, the lack of crystalline regions means that there is no clearly defined temperature at which the plastic melts. PS is a glassy solid until its Tg of ~100°C is reached, whereupon further heating softens the plastic gradually from a glass to a liquid/


Waste Plastics Management: Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals Recycling & Managing Plastic Waste May 30, 2015, New Delhi CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum.

plastics generated Uncollected and littered waste plastics Delhi689.5275.5 Mumbai408163.2 Kolkata425.7170 Chennai429.4171.6 Source CPCB, April 4, 2013, TOI Creating Future Fuels Sources of waste plastics Waste plastics Post consumer waste Pre consumer waste Production industry Process industry Municipal solid waste (MSW) Agriculture wastes Consumer & demolition waste (CDW) Waste Electric & Electronic Equipment (WEEE) End of life of vehicles (ELV) Creating Future Fuels Composition of waste plastics from/


MyGov task 1 Identify 10 Global best practices used by countries which have made a big difference in the lives of their citizens.

of the remainder is incinerated to generate electricity.  As a result, only a small percentage ends up in landfill. In the realm of recycling this is a country which is practically unique.  The Dutch approach is simple: avoid creating waste as much as possible, recover the valuable raw materials from it, generate/later on, at least one such place, every 1 – 2 sq. km area Provision of separate dust bins (food waste & Plastic / paper etc..) in bus stations / railway coaches / stations etc.. & mechanism to /


Apes Practice Exam 2 Directions: Each group of lettered answer choices refers to the numbered statements of questions that immediately follow. For each.

From 1932 to 1968, Chisso Corporation (a petrochemical and plastics manufacturer) dumped an estimated 27 tons of mercury com­ pounds into Minamata Bay, Japan. Thousands of people whose normal diet included fish from the bay unexpectedly developed symp­toms of/of freshwater worldwide is (A) mining. (B) irrigation. (C) industry. (D) home use. (E) production of electrical power. 46. What happens in the market for airline travel when the price of/bottles comprise 8% of our garbage. Two types of glass bottles are /


Eawag: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology Sandec Training Tool 1.0 – Module 6 Solid Waste Management.

is a tradition in some countries of disposing of garbage directly onto farmland.  Farmers seek the nutrient value of the organic portion of the waste, as long as there is sufficiently little plastic, glass, and metal in the /Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) or E-waste is one of the fastest growing waste streams in the world.  In developed countries, it equals 1% of total solid waste on an average. In developing countries, it ranges from 0.01% to 1% of the total municipal solid waste generation/


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Generating Electricity from wastewater Creation of wealth from waste SLK FOUNDATION Tel 080-41211865, 9916302638 www.Slkfoundaation.in panditpank@gmail.com; pankajpandit@hotmail.com Pl do share contents of this presentation. Please spread this message, Actionize few things if you want a better India About SLK Foundation SLK Foundation is a registered charitable trust, with a mission statement-"Creation of wealth from waste". The trust is named after S/


 Any substance we throw away that is not a liquid or gas  MSW (Municipal Solid Waste) – waste generated by homes and small businesses which constitutes.

generated by homes and small businesses which constitutes about 1.5% of the waste. “Garbage” Most is buried in landfills About 30% is composted/recycled  98.5% of solid waste comes from MINING, production of oil and natural gas, industry, agriculture, and sewage sludge  U.S. is largest producer of/recovered because the amount of resin in the plastic is small  Price of recycled plastic is greater than for virgin plastic Remember plastics are primarily made from fossil fuels Types of plastics  Depends on /


Chapter 16 Waste Generation and Waste Disposal.  Refuse collected by municipalities from households, small businesses, and institutions such as schools,

explosive methane for use as fuel to generate electricity Methane gas recovery well Leachate storage tank Compacted solid waste Leachate pipes Garbage Leachate pumped up to storage tank for safe disposal Groundwater monitoring well Sand Synthetic liner Leachate monitoring well Sand Groundwater Clay Clay and plastic lining to prevent leaks; pipes collect leachate from bottom of landfill Subsoil  54% of waste in US is landfilled  Sand, clay/


WasteSection 1 Classroom Catalyst. WasteSection 1 Objectives Name one characteristic that makes a material biodegradable. Identify two types of solid.

Generation of Waste Solid waste is any discarded solid material, such as garbage, refuse, or sludges. Solid waste includes everything from junk mail to coffee grounds to cars. Every year, the United States generates more than 10 billion metric tons of/. Materials like polyester, nylon, and plastic are nonbiodegradable. WasteSection 1 Plastic Problems Plastics are made from petroleum or natural gas, which consist mostly of carbon and hydrogen. Plastics combine these elements in molecular chains that/


WasteSection 1 The Generation of Waste Solid waste is any discarded solid material, such as garbage, refuse, or sludges. Solid waste includes everything.

WasteSection 1 The Generation of Waste Solid waste is any discarded solid material, such as garbage, refuse, or sludges. Solid waste includes everything from junk mail to coffee grounds to cars. Every year, the United States generates more than 10 billion metric tons of solid waste. WasteSection 1 Many products we buy today are used once and then thrown away. As a result, the amount of solid waste/


Apes Practice Exam 2 Directions: Each group of lettered answer choices refers to the numbered statements of questions that immediately follow. For each.

From 1932 to 1968, Chisso Corporation (a petrochemical and plastics manufacturer) dumped an estimated 27 tons of mercury com­ pounds into Minamata Bay, Japan. Thousands of people whose normal diet included fish from the bay unexpectedly developed symp­toms of/of freshwater worldwide is (A) mining. (B) irrigation. (C) industry. (D) home use. (E) production of electrical power. 46. What happens in the market for airline travel when the price of/bottles comprise 8% of our garbage. Two types of glass bottles are /


You and the Environment What do you know? Start by listing everything you think of as a resource in 1 minute and 30 seconds.

of the world’s energy comes from oil, coal, or gas.  80  Worldwatch Institute, 2006. Vital Signs 2006-2007 At the end of 2013 there were 1,687.9 billion barrels of proven oil reserves. In 2013, the world produced 31.685 billion barrels of/ nment Plastic bags and other plastic garbage thrown into the ocean kill as many as _______sea creatures every year.  1,000,000 Each year, Americans throw away ________ Styrofoam cups.  25 trillion Coal generates ____% of our electricity, and/


Plastics Knowing your Polymers. Why Design with Plastics?  Corrosion resistance  Low electrical and thermal conductivity, insulator  Easily formed.

gloss  Great dimensional stability ABS Limitations  Limited weathering resistance  Moderate heat, moisture and chemical resistance  Thermoset plastic – cannot be recycled  Relatively high cost  Flammable with high smoke generation Industrial Design ABS Applications  Automotive applications  Automotive interiors  Appliances  Housings  Sporting goods  Electrical applications Industrial Design Tetrafluoroethylene Strengths  Teflon ® or Tefzel ® by DuPont  Good bearing surface  Very high melting/


Waste Management.

reused at the place of generation are excluded." Kinds of Wastes Solid wastes: wastes in solid forms, domestic, commercial and industrial wastes Examples: plastics, styrofoam containers, bottles, cans, papers, scrap iron, and other trash Liquid Wastes: wastes in liquid form Examples: domestic washings, chemicals, oils, waste water from ponds, manufacturing industries and other sources According to EPA regulations, SOLID WASTE is Any garbage or refuse (Municipal/


HUMAN IMPACT on the BIOSPHERE Chapter 6. The Tragedy of the Commons When a resource (like the environment)

, and mist Dry Fallout Condensation particulates, gases IndustryTransportationOre smeltingPower generation ACID RAIN What’s the cause?________________________ BURNING FOSSIL FUELS Releases/ from heart & lung disorders like asthma and bronchitis HOW DO WE HELP? Cut down on activities that use fossil fuels ~ conserve electricity /of plastics or entanglement. http://lowcarbonhome.info/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/plastic-garbageii.jpg PLASTIC IS MADE FROM FOSSIL FUELS! PLASTIC IS FOREVER! PACIFIC OCEAN GARBAGE/


Stockholm: European Green Capital Lubos Fendrych Global Studies Program College of Fine Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences.

collect recyclables and garbage Waste to Energy 50% of the household waste is burnt to produce energy at incineration plants – The Högdalen co-generation plant separates combustible waste as an energy source in electricity and district heating production The remaining ashes which do not burn are sifted to extract gravel that is used in road construction The smoke from incineration plants consists of 99.9/


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