Ppt on recycling of waste fabric

Year 10 Textiles All pupils will have an understanding of the impact that textiles has on the environment Most pupils will complete the exam practice question.

such as _________ or __________ power oil coal energy waterwind RMethod -Materials and products or use recycled materials - Materials and products where applicable - The materials and energy used - Energy from waste Can you correctly name the 4 R’s of sustainability? RMethod Recycle-Materials and products or use recycled materials Reuse- Materials and products where applicable Reduce- The materials and energy used Recover- Energy from/


Государственный научный центр Научно-исследовательский институт атомных реакторов Alexander V. Bychkov Director Research Institute of Atomic Reactors Dimitrovgrad,

-site reprocessing  Various type of fuel with MA  Integration of MA recycling into FR Closed Fuel Cycle  TA - Transmutation of Actinides Fast reactor Spent MOX-fuel Pyrochemical reprocessing in chloride melt Precipitation Electrolysis/ Precipitation Fabrication of Vipac FAs PuO 2 + MA + FP Fabrication of pellets and FAs 238 UO 2 + MA + FP Conditioning in chloride melt PuO 2 MA FP Waste conditioning Fabrication of Vipac MA targets Waste disposal MA FP Dismantling/


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

6) Electro static precipitation.  Equipment presently available, which make use of one or more of the above mechanisms, fall into the following five broad categories:  Gravitational settling chambers  Cyclone separators  Fabric filters  Electrostatic precipitators  Wet collectors (scrubbers) Gravitational Settling Chambers/ our use of plastics.  Thus by reducing waste, encouraging recycling and using products that are well made and durable we can greatly reduce our consumption of these chemicals /


8th IEM, Las Vegas 9 nov 2004 NDC/RWMC EG Impact 1 Expert Group on Impact of Advanced Nuclear Fuel Cycle Options on Waste Management Policies A joint NDC-RWMC.

all waste 8th IEM, Las Vegas 9 nov 2004 NDC/RWMC EG Impact 31 Complete fuel cycles : provide HLW, ILW AND LLW waste streams for  Partitioning plants7 types  Fuel fabrication /Waste from all An recycled in GCFR 8th IEM, Las Vegas 9 nov 2004 NDC/RWMC EG Impact 50 Structure of final report of EG Impact  Executive summary10 pages  Introduction5 pages evaluation criteria based on principles of sustainable development description of earlier studies description of waste management issues, such as importance of/


NUCLEAR POWER: PROSPECTS in the 21 st CENTURY WPUI - Advances in Nuclear Mike Corradini Nuclear Engr. & Engr. Physics WINS: Wisconsin Institute of Nuclear.

WPUI – Advances in Nuclear 2008 Nuclear Fission produces Energy Energy from the fission products takes the form of local heating of the solid fuel rod A neutron is absorbed by a uranium atom, breaking into fission products & /Cycle [1000 MWe-yr – (A) Once Thru (B) U-Pu recycle] Mining/Milling Convert/Enrichment Fuel Fabrication Reactor (1000MWe) Reprocessing Plant Milling waste stream Conv/Enrich Waste Tails Fuel Fabrication Waste Spent Fuel as Waste Reprocessing Waste (FP) U 3 O 8 &daughters (A)10 mt (B) /


Environmental Aspects of Plastics. Introduction Plastics & paper- common materials in everyday life, often used in disposable applications – major contributor.

a material by a consumer or disposal of solid waste This type of recycle is called postconsumer recycle (PCR)- different with recycle (generally called regrind) of the scrap from manufacturing process Reprocessing and refabrication of PCR involves several steps; –Collection –Handling/sorting –Reclamation/sorting –End-use fabrication Recycling of Plastics Collection Voluntary recycling by the consumer is the most single factor in improving recycling of all materials However, consumers do not sort their solid/


1 Material Based Strategies for Waste Treatment and Recycling Aldo R. Boccaccini Aldo R. Boccaccini Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University.

the chemical durability, inertness, environmental safety, biocompatibility and toxicity Tackle the problem of social acceptance of waste-containing products ! 10 The role of materials science and engineering in (hazardous) waste treatment (and recycling) High temperature processes / vitrification Room temperture proceeses / geopolymers 111111 Vitrification One of the most promising technological options for the inertisation of waste It renders a product that can be reused or, at least, deposited in standard/


Year 7 Design and Technology

the analysis Thread Bedroom Sponges Attractive Iron/Ironing board 6 weeks Cotton fabric Luxury Paint brushes Pins and needles Colouring pens Tape measure Create /Recycling Recycling Facts Textiles make up 12% of landfill sites Britain produces around 650,000 tonnes of textile waste a year Only a quarter of this is recycled by charities, clothes banks and jumble sales Its no secret that recycling is important for the environment. Millions of people dutifully separate their plastics, aluminium, and paper waste/


Designing the Reverse Supply Chain

-Loop Supply Chain Customer Raw Materials Parts Fabrication Module Assembly Product Assembly Distribution Module Reuse Parts Reuse Developing Main unit, lens, flash Inspection/Test Disassembly Material Recycling (Rear & front body, switch) Joe Blackburn 2010 Joe Blackburn 2010 Two views on the RSC A waste stream approach: A value stream approach: Fundamental issue: minimize the amount of money the firm loses A value stream approach/


Indian strategy for management of spent fuel from Nuclear Power Reactors S.Basu, India.

transportation in public domain Larger size Integrated Nuclear Recycle Plant *So far smaller size reprocessing plants were co-located with waste management and fuel fabrication facilities *Future plants will be based on integrated facility for reprocessing and waste management. Fuel fabrication facility will also be integrated in most cases Challenges : construction and operation of larger size plants Extension of available technology; for low and high burn up/


Sustainable Acquisition How to “Green” a Federal Contract Barbara Matos Department of Veterans Affairs.

Carpet Cushion (underlay) Rubber (tire rubber); Carpet fabrication scrap Soy-basedRecyclable; Biodegradable Ceiling Tiles/Acoustical Panels Structural/of raw materials. Waste reduction Preventing or decreasing the amount of waste being generated through waste prevention, recycling, or purchasing recycled and environmentally preferable products. Water consumption intensity Water consumption per square foot of building space. 66 FAR Part 2: Definitions Contains language that emphasizes procurement of recycled/


Sustainable Acquisition: How to “Green” a Federal Contract Barbara Matos, CPPM Department of Veterans Affairs.

that is, or with new technology will become, a source of raw materials. Waste reduction Preventing or decreasing the amount of waste being generated through waste prevention, recycling, or purchasing recycled and environmentally preferable products. Water consumption intensity Water consumption per square foot of building space. 60 FAR Part 2: Definitions (cont.) Contains language that emphasizes procurement of recycled-content & environmentally preferable products & services 7.103 - Agency heads must/


Reduce Reuse Recycle Become an “Environmental Millionaire”

B – 23 $2000 In the US, 60-70% of waste goes to landfills. What is the percentage in Japan? B – 28%answer A – 30%answer C – 10%answer D – 16%anD – 16% $4000 It is 95% more efficient to recycle this material than to mine the component materials and make/Mend”, this item can be reused for dusting computer monitors and plasma TV’s: B – - Used fabric softener sheets D – Scraps of fleece B – Used fabric softener sheets $250000 Which of the following should not be put into a compost bin or pile? B – Hair and fur D/


By AP Environmental Science and Sustainability.  The amount of resources consumed over a period of time by a person, organization, community or nation.

lyocell "the blend composition of a fabric must be a minimum of 30% TENCEL® to be able to use the brand name.“  Lyocell fiber is eco-friendly since products made from it can be recycled and lyocell is biodegradable because it is a cellulosic fiber.  Lyocell falls somewhere in-between natural and artificial fibers 35% to 45% percent of the waste stream comes from institutions and/


Virginia Tech Pesticide Programs1 Pesticide Technology to Reduce Risk (Liability) Mike Weaver, Coordinator Pesticide Programs Department of Entomology.

excess pesticides and rinsates l Avoid the need to dispose of pesticide containers as wastes Virginia Tech Pesticide Programs6 Disposal Methods l Storage l Reuse l Remediation l Recycling l Burial l Incineration Virginia Tech Pesticide Programs7 Excess Pesticides/in mix water l Prescribed amounts »no mixing and loading of concentrates Virginia Tech Pesticide Programs18 Impregnated Fabrics/Plastics l Contained in pockets on plastic or synthetic landscape fabric l Used as mulches to inhibit weed growth l Slow /


Study on recycling of fusion activated materials: Identify activation levels and decay time requirements of irradiated material (deliverable 3) R. Pampin.

task.  More accurate modelling methodology (e.g. LiPb flow) and increased level of detail (e.g. TFC and breeder materials). With the aim of:  Determining more realistic amounts and activation features of the material inventory.  Identifying interim decay times required during recycling.  Identifying potential for (a) reduction of waste, and (b) simplification of processes. TW5-TSW-001 final meeting, Culham Science Centre, October 2006 6/17 Material/


Sustainable Construction 3A9 Construction Technology Dr S Pavía Dept of Civil Engineering Trinity College Dublin.

or ground granulated blast slag (GGBS) EN 197-1. Recycled Materials In 2008, construction and demolition waste in Ireland totalled 16.8 million tonnes which represents 54.8% of the total waste generated. 89% Recovery of stone and soil but the recovery rate for the remainder /Airtightness The airtightness of a dwelling, or its air permeability, is defined as the flow of air through gaps and cracks in the building fabric. Expressed in terms of air leakage in cubic metes per hour, per square m of the dwelling’s/


DT Sustainability Examination Revision Material. What is Recycling? The conversion of waste products into new materials e.g. glass bottles are sorted.

Recycling? The conversion of waste products into new materials e.g. glass bottles are sorted into colours, crushed, melted down and reformed into glass products. To extend the life of a product by giving it to someone else to make use of instead of throwing it away e.g. clothing, furniture. What can you recycle/ Life Cycle Analysis of a Product Examples Environmentally friendly cleaning products Bags made from sustainable bamboo and sea grass Cotton bags, recycled fabrics Hemp fabric shoes Wood products from/


August 2008 Pesticide Technology to Reduce Risk (Liability) Mike Weaver, Coordinator Pesticide Programs Department of Entomology Virginia Tech Blacksburg,

inventories Minimize excess pesticides and rinsates Avoid the need to dispose of pesticide containers as wastes August 2008 Disposal Methods Storage Reuse Remediation Recycling Burial Incineration August 2008 Excess Pesticides Buy only what you need /and loading of concentrates August 2008 Impregnated Fabrics/Plastics Contained in pockets on plastic or synthetic landscape fabric Used as mulches to inhibit weed growth Slow release from pockets August 2008 Handling Rinsates and Reducing Wastes Triple rinsing /


Strategies for Green Design. Design for Manufacture Definition: Design for manufacture (DfM) is when designers design specifically for optimum use of.

can deploy to design for manufacture: Minimise the number of components Use standard components Design components that are multi-functional or for multi-use Design parts for ease of fabrication Minimise handling Use standard sub-assemblies Strategies for DfM /available to help the public collect their waste in a way that best assists recycling. The need to identify, separate and store different kinds of waste is presenting entirely new problems for designers of rubbish bins, kitchens and supermarkets alike. /


A Free, Confidential & Non-Regulatory Program Smart Waste Management alternatives for Iowa business & industry Reduce Reuse Recycle.

jimreimer.iwe@gmail.com  Types / quantities of wastes generated  Recycling markets for wastes  Re-usable materials to meet your needs  Waste reduction strategies  Waste Audits / Waste management plans  Funding opportunities  Educational programs / Establish protocols for waste management SOP, EMS, LEED  foundry sand  noodles  portland cement  55 gallon steel drums  disinfecting solution  masonry sealant  cotton/poly fabric  golf cart bodies  urethane foam  pallets & wood waste  toilet paper/


Complete modular designed Pyrolysis Gasification System that responsibly consumes all organic & hydro carbon materials and other wastes to produce renewable.

… Heat is used to vaporize and break down carbons / organic materials. This constitutes an advanced form of recycling because Pyrolysis doesn’t allow the material to ever come in direct contact with the heat source so no/commodities (e.g., electricity, liquid fuels, recyclables char/ask, etc.) Deliver on the financing… Fabricate and install components… Operate and expand the facility… * Existing landfills , dumps are especially suited for MSW , other waste projects, because they are already permitted area’/


Measuring Logistics’ Performance June 20, 2014. Logistics Lead Time (LLT) … is the delay (aka latency) between the initiation of an order and the completion.

film and cardboard, Empty yarn reels and fabric coils, Scrap from fabric cutting, Lubricating oil, Broken machinery parts. Waste Containers Production Warehouse Distribution Warehouse Shipping Plastic film Recycling Cardboard Recycling Remaining Rubbish Reusable Cycle Weaving mill Full reel/coil Empty reel/coil Textile Plant Waste Disposal Sorting of wastes Distinguishing as harmless and hazardous waste Harmless waste disposed at waste disposal site Hazardous waste should be disposed off as per mandatory/


NRC Regulation of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Security and Safety Concerns Edwin S. Lyman Senior Staff Scientist Union of Concerned Scientists Presentation.

framework for reprocessing plants and associated fuel fabrication facilities 3 REPROCESSING: DIRTY, DANGEROUS AND EXPENSIVE UCS opposes GNEP and other schemes to move the US away from a strategy of direct disposal of spent fuel Reprocessing is –Dirty: according to the GNEP Programmatic EIS, Table 4.8-5, for the fast reactor “recycle” option, total annual volume of waste is 5 times greater than direct disposal/


Transforming TVET through Applied Research and STEM integration The Integration of STEM to Retrofit Selected Bird Nesting Units for a Pet Store in Kingston.

ASSEMBLING Parts for assembly ASSEMBLING Attaching parts FINISHING SandingAttaching Screw hooks QUALITY INSPECTION Inspection of boxes End product CREATIVITY through RECYCLING Lean manufacturing techniques were used to minimize material waste. Recycling waste from Storage bins also reduces cost. APPLICATION OF MATHEMATICS IN DESIGN FOR FABRICATION The number of units that could be produced from each plywood sheet was calculated using the area method: Steps: 1. Calculate area for/


ABCs of Recycling and Conservation By: Kristen Johnson.

like C antelope and C abbage can be C omposted. D is for reDuce ReDucing human waste is one of the main dreams of people who recycle! E is for Environment Environment is the space around you. When we recycle, it helps to keep our Environment clean! F is for Fabric Bags F abric Bags are fabulous as reusable bags! They can replace plastic bags that/


SKILL SET. QUALIFICATION Certificate IV Sewing Skill Set OSH USE A SEWING MACHINE FIBRES & FABRICS 10 Activities Assess- ment 15 Activities Assess- ment.

oral, written and visual communication quality practices, including responsibility for maintenance of own work quality and contribution to quality improvement of team or section output housekeeping tasks related to environmental protection, waste disposal, pollution control, and recycling This unit requires the application of skills associated with problem solving to identify types and characteristics of fibres and fabrics. Learning and self management skills are required to apply knowledge/


Polymer Nanofibers from Recycling of Waste Expanded Polystyrene Research at The University Of Akron C. Shin and G. G. Chase Polymer Nanofibers from Recycling.

Polymer Nanofibers from Recycling of Waste Expanded Polystyrene Research at The University Of Akron C. Shin and G. G. Chase Polymer Nanofibers from Recycling of Waste Expanded Polystyrene Research at The University Of Akron C. Shin and G. G. Chase ABSTRACT This work is to investigate the production of polystyrene (PS) nanofibers from expanded polystyrene (EPS) and the coalescence separation of water droplets in a water-in-oil mixture using glass/


Finnish textile industry and case study of Marimekko.

tries to avoid producing miscellaneous waste and they take care that their recyclable waste goes to recycling. They recycle paper, cardboard and metal. Off-cuts from fabric are used to make new products. Workers Skilled, creative and committed employees are an important part of Marimekko’s success and their health is very important to them. Marimekko has a good working environment. Some pictures of Marimekko´s design products/


Associazione EURATOM ENEA sulla FUSIONE Final Meeting of the Tasks TW5-TSW-001, 001B, -002 23-24 October 2006, UKAEA, Culham, UK Final meeting tasks TW5-TSW-001,

fabrication. More detailed nodalization in the n-transport and activation calculation might reserve surprise and strongly reduce the estimated of recyclable material for replaceable components but not for lifetime components. LiPb reuse may reduce the total amount of activated material of 22%, with reduction of CRM quantity of 70%. A conservative approach based on clearance/recycling of/ shown, considering the relevant radionuclides in the context of fusion waste clearance. As an example we refer to some /


PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT IN AGRI-RESIDUE PAPER MAKING BY NEW GENERATION FORMING FABRIC – CASE STUDIES Barathi G, Malik S P Wires & Fabriks (S.A.) Limited,

from waste Lesser strength due to short fibers Linting/fluff due to less retention of fibers Content of Silica & Ash Poor drainage character Burnt at field or boiler – even with low thermal efficiency Requirements of a Perfect Forming Fabric The Perfect Fabric / Writing & Printing, 54 to 180 gsm Speed : 280 mpm Furnish : 75% Agro+25% Recycled Objectives : To improve fabric life and First pass retention. Fabric life improvement from 42 days in Single Layer to 87 days in STL with adjusting jet landing,/


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of 500x500x350mm can be fabricated quickly. 2. High speed allows production of many parts. 3. Masks are created. 4. No post curing required. 5. Milling step ensures flatness of subsequent layers. 6. Wax supports model, hence no extra support is required. 7. Create a lot of wastes/, noisy and heavy. It wastes a large amount of wax which cannot be recycled. SGC systems are prone to breakdowns. The resin models of SGC are not suitable for investment casting because coefficient of thermal expansion is more than /


A worker in China takes a rest on bed of plastic bottles at a recycling center in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, China, on November 6, 2011

code is usually found on or near the bottom of the container. Used to make new bottles, recycled PET can also be made into fiber for carpets; fabric for t-shirts or fleece jackets; fiberfill for / becoming one of the leading sources of electronic trash http://www.benefits-of-recycling.com/recyclingcellphones/ http://www.benefits-of-recycling.com/recyclingcellphones/ ELECTRONICS --- E WASTE Confederation of European Paper Industries Key statistics are included for 2013 which include recycling data begins/


Ron Rothgerber, CSDP, CHMM Corporate Recycling Center Manager & Corporate Environmental Engineer.

and supplies - externally – Provide Recycling Resource where otherwise unavailable or non-feasible Cost Aversion from Landfill Fees Increase Security and Reduce Liability 16 Corporate Recycling Center Some of the Materials Recycled include: CardboardSteelAluminum Office PaperStretch WrapE-Waste Bubble PackMagazinesNewspaper Printed Wiring Board Assemblies All 6 Basic Grades of Plastic Other Plastics #7’s Copper WiringStyrofoam (EPS)Woven Fabric LeatherPlate GlassPallets SolderMotorsPlastic Bottles 17/


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plating and fabrication, pigments, and dyes Lead, chromium, mercury, arsenic, cadmium, tin, and copper They enter the environment when Batteries and electronics are disposed of improperly /waste problem is to reduce generation of waste © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. QUESTION: Review Which of the following components of waste management is the most preferred? Minimizing the amount of waste we generate Recovering waste materials and finding ways to recycle them Disposing of waste safely and effectively Any of/


Introduction to Petroleum Refinery Processing

leaving the regenerator will have large amounts of carbon monoxide which is burned to carbon dioxide in a CO furnace (waste heat boiler). This is done to recover/ than the lowest activity spent catalyst. Moving Bed Hydroprocessors As there is no recycling of product from the reactor outlets to the reactor inlet, the reactors operate in a/portions of the process system where it is possible to have HF–water mixtures, the process equipment is fabricated from Monel metal or Monel-cladsteel. The other parts of /


Resource Management April 16 – April Course Outline

Specialist & hands on TPM Facilitator with 30 over years working experience. Provides Technical Consulting Services on Lean Equipment Fabrication, TPM, Kaizen & Moonshine set up. Mechanical background & DIY handyman who loves Green Living & Outdoor activities. Builds most of his stuff by Recycling idle resources to eliminate waste and promote Green. Develops Tim’s Waterfuel, an alternative fuel supplement using HHO Generator that adds power reducing/


Waste Management. Did you know? *Over 100,000 tonnes of household waste is produced each year in Nottingham alone? *Composting organic material would.

to generate electricity, which is sold back to the National Grid. Top Tips for recycling Did you know you could re-use or recycle around 60% of your rubbish? Recycle Raw materials can be used to make new things. Take metals, plastics, glass, paper, card, fabric and garden waste to recycling points or household recycling centres. Re-use Use the item again for a different purpose. Give away/


EAEE E4001 Industrial Ecology of Earth Resources Measures of environmental performance.

Primary fabricating: tube and wire, plastics, paper construction…  Manufacturing: motors, cars, plastic and paper cups…  Use of materials and products by public  Recycling or disposal of used materials “Classes of environmental concerns” regarding the potential impacts of each class of activities/Total recycled materials243.80.96 Total U.S. materials output 4411.917.45 Mining and mineral concentration wastes generated per unit of production Million tons of wastes Million tons of production tons of waste /


Waste Assessment Training for Businesses Austin Resource Recovery, City of Austin Scott Pasternak, SAIC Energy, Environment, and Infrastructure Seth Cunningham,

: 4mil thick with handles 2.Paper: made of 40% recycled content, with handles 3.Reusable bags: made of cloth or other fabric Sign Requirements Interior Signs at Point-of-Sale Exterior Signs at Parking Lot or Store Entrance 11 SAIC.com © SAIC. All rights reserved. Single Use Carryout Bag Ordinance: Bring It Austin Exemptions Laundry, newspaper, and waste bags Pharmaceutical and veterinarian bags Restaurant bags Paper/


University of Nova Gorica Graduate School Environmental Sciences Study Programme PROJECT GREEN PRINTER Postgraduate students: Synetta Metelko Andreea Oarga.

are same as for one printer transportation for each printer alone GREENING YOUR PRINTER Avoidance Reduction Re-use Recycling Burning Treatment Disposal Waste elimination Avoid printing – deep green change Limit printer’s use with: USB sticks, online document /turns to sleep mode, after 10 min shuts down; Disposed as mixed plastics, paper and metals (mix of virgin and recycled inputs) Required energy for fabrication – Canon vs. green printer Material Quantity for a printer (kg) Total quantity in Slovenia (t) /


Mid-long term R&D step by step plan in order to implement the recycling at the maximum extension possible Gunnar Olsson and Lise-Lotte Spontón TW5-TSW-001,

- Fabrication of replacement components from the radioactive ingots (machining and assembling of complicated and heavy components under remote control) - Possibility to separation of parts of components that could be used without complete reprocessing of the material (e g ITER divertor targets replaced, the cassette reused) 5. High level materials requiring remote handling (2) - Secondary waste - Shielded storage capacity before and after treatment - Other possibilities than melting for recycling of/


Making the Leap from Recycling to Zero Waste Zero Waste Business Principles Linda Christopher GrassRoots Recycling Network beyond recycling—zero waste.

Collins & Aikman www.collinsaikman.com Dalton, GA Automotive fabric & trim Sent zero manufacturing waste to landfill in 1998. Waste-minimization & energy efficiency programs boosted production 300% and lowered corporate waste by 80% Profiles available at grrn.org/business Aiming for Zero Waste means Redesigning products for reuse, remanufacturing, and recycling Manufacturers take full responsibility for the entire lifecycle of their products Successful programs model natural cyclical processes/


“ 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.

largest portion in recycling methods. Solid plastic waste combustion facility must have wet scrubber (APME). MARKETS FOR RECYCLED PLASTICS One third of materials in EEE devices is plastic but only 25% of that is clean, homogenous and free from contamination. Recycled plastics are used for plastic lumber, outdoor furniture, roadbed fill, battery boxes, compact disc trays, camera casings, laminated floorings, automotive parts, pellets, carpet, fabric, fiber, geotextile/


Chapter 16 Waste Generation and Waste Disposal. In 1900 in the U.S. virtually all metal, wood, and glass materials were recycled. After World War II,

metal cans, appliances and some plastic containers. Today about 30% of waste is recycled New technologies have been developed for recycling. Recycling Consists of Three Steps Recycling – consists of collecting materials that can be broken down and reprocessed to manufacture /copper are widely used in industry especially in electronics fabrication. Heavy metals enter the environment when batteries, paints, electronic devices and other materials are disposed of. Heavy metals are fat soluble, break down slowly/


Oregon Schools Facilities Management Association April 13, 2011 Dorothy Fisher Atwood Zero Waste Alliance.

of their much lower weight. –This confirms the relative ranking of waste prevention and recycling in the waste management hierarchy. Recyclability and recycled content are not always the best predictor of life cycle energy use or emissions: –BUT, once you’ve chosen a packaging material, increasing post-consumer content and recycling/ Heavy Equipment  Light Vehicles  Fabrication  Parts  Mark Ready  Acquisition  Remote Fueling Functions Current Conditions - Waste Audit/Sort Why do it? baseline /


© Folens 2009 Learning ladder You must: describe what values issues means and give a variety of examples. explain why values issues are important to the.

from a non- renewable source. Its production creates greenhouse gasses and uses lots of energy and water. It is also non-biodegradeable so it doesn’t disintegrate quickly in land-fill sites and can last for over 100 years. Plastic bottles can be melted down and recycled into polyester fleece fabric. © Folens 2009 Tencel ® – what’s your opinion? Tencel ® is the brand name/


Chapter 16 Waste Generation and Waste Disposal. In 1900 in the U.S. virtually all metal, wood, and glass materials were recycled. After World War II,

metal cans, appliances and some plastic containers. Today about 30% of waste is recycled New technologies have been developed for recycling. Recycling Consists of Three Steps Recycling – consists of collecting materials that can be broken down and reprocessed to manufacture /copper are widely used in industry especially in electronics fabrication. Heavy metals enter the environment when batteries, paints, electronic devices and other materials are disposed of. Heavy metals are fat soluble, break down slowly/


Lecture Outlines Chapter 22 Managing Our Waste Withgott/Laposata Fifth Edition © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc.

aims in managing wasteWaste management aims to:  Minimize the amount of waste generated (source reduction)  Recover waste materials and recycle them  Dispose of waste safely and effectively  Source reduction is the preferred approach  Waste stream  the flow of waste as it moves/electronics, metal plating and fabrication, pigments, and dyes  Lead, chromium, mercury, arsenic, cadmium, tin, and copper  They enter the environment when  Batteries and electronics are disposed of improperly  Lead from/


Energy and Hazardous Waste. Coal Ch 19: 531-536 We use a variety of energy sources We use energy in our homes, machinery, and vehicles and to provide.

, electronics, metal plating and fabrication, pigments, and dyes They enter the environment when they are disposed of improperly Heavy metals that are/recycling Edmonton, Alberta has one of the most advanced waste management programs -Waste: 40% is landfilled, 15% is recycled, 45% is composted -90% of the people participate in curbside recycling It produces 80,000 tons/year in its composting plant Its state-of-the-art MRF handles 30,000–40,000 tons of waste annually Edmonton, Alberta’s waste management Waste/


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