Ppt on recycling of waste papers

The Economics of Recycling Jennie Popp, Ph.D. Agricultural Economist Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Waste Not Want Not June 14,

be needed worldwide to produce paper. Another argument in favour of waste paper recycling is that more wood remains in the forest and, as a consequence, the potential of natural area -the portion of woodland that can develop independent of human interference- increases. source: http://www.acrr.org/resourcities/recycling/recycling_did.htm#menu1 Glass Recycling Recycling glass 1 tonne of cullet (glass to be recycled) saves 1.2 tons of virgin raw materials: sand/


L EARNING ABOUT AN I SSUE ( RECYCLING ) C ONSIDERING S OURCE C REDIBILITY S ELECTING R ELEVANT E VIDENCE M AKING AND S UPPORTING A C LAIM D RAFTING AND.

new paper. About 28,000 liters of water, 4000 kilowatt hours of electricity and 2 barrels of oil are used to make one ton of new paper. About 2200 pounds of solid waste is generated in making paper. By recycling paper, we save resources and create less waste. Air pollution drops by 74% when paper is made from recycled material instead of with new wood pulp. Recycling can prevent the destruction of forests. Recycling a ton of mixed paper or/


The average American creates about 4.4 lbs of trash per day. There are about 308 million Americans. That is 1.4 billion lbs per day! Enough to cover 1.

-you-throw or fee-per-bag waste collection systems. To promote separation of wastes, 4,000 communities in the U.S. have implemented pay-as-you-throw or fee-per-bag waste collection systems. RECYCLING Composting biodegradable organic waste mimics nature by recycling plant nutrients to the soil. Composting biodegradable organic waste mimics nature by recycling plant nutrients to the soil. Recycling paper has a number of environmental (reduction in pollution and/


Chapter 4 Land and Soil Resources Section 2 Solid Waste Notes 4-2.

More expensive to build than landfills Recycling Process of reclaiming raw materials and reusing them Reduces the volume of solid waste Reduces the volume of solid waste Matter is naturally recycled in nature Matter is naturally recycled in nature Biodegradable: broken down and recycled by bacteria and other decomposers Four major categories of wastes can be recycled Four major categories of wastes can be recycled Metal, glass, paper and plastic Recycling Metal: Metals can be melted and/


Recycling I. Bocskay Walden University PUBH-8165-1 Environmental Health Dr. Shana Morrell Spring, 2009.

the public about the benefits of waste recycling, reusing and reducing Focusing on the durability and packaging of products Selling eco friendly or “green” products on decent price Opening more recycling locations nationwide (Californians Against Waste “1”, 2009) Californians Against Waste “1”. (2009). Zeroing in on zero waste. Retrieved 2009, from http://www.cawrecycles.org/issues/zero_waste http://www.cawrecycles.org/issues/zero_waste Paper Recycling Total paper consumption was 101.8/


Sort it Out: Recycling in NYC Secondary Ed www.grownyc.org/rcp.

things to make new ones Understanding Sustainability Over 90% of school waste is recyclable or compostable Sort it Out, NYC! Understanding Sustainability Thank You xxx Why Recycle? Plastic Steel Paper Aluminum Are these made from renewable resources? Understanding Sustainability Than k you Recycling Reduces Greenhouse Gases Recycled Plastic 1 ton of recycled plastic saves 16.3 barrels of oil - Stanford University, 2013 Recycled aluminum Uses 95% less energy than raw bauxite/


2016 IS THE “YEAR OF PAPER” Green Umbrella’s Waste Reduction Action Team has launched a campaign to reduce paper waste through waste minimization and recycling.

2016 IS THE “YEAR OF PAPER” Green Umbrella’s Waste Reduction Action Team has launched a campaign to reduce paper waste through waste minimization and recycling strategies. The goal is to create awareness within the community and reduce the amount of paper that ends up in landfills. The Green Umbrella Waste Reduction Action Team has set a goal to reduce the waste to landfill by 33% by 2020. Recycling reduces greenhouse gas emissions/


Chapter 4 Land, Water and Air Resources Section 2 Waste Disposal and Recycling Notes 4-2.

More expensive to build than landfills Recycling Process of reclaiming raw materials and reusing them Reduces the volume of solid waste Reduces the volume of solid waste Matter is naturally recycled in nature Matter is naturally recycled in nature Biodegradable: broken down and recycled by bacteria and other decomposers Four major categories of wastes can be recycled Four major categories of wastes can be recycled Metal, glass, paper and plastic Recycling Metal: Metals can be melted and/


Northeast Missouri Solid Waste Management District – Region “C” Department of Natural Resources Grant Project: Earth Friendly Outdoor Classroom Recycling.

increasing in size Amount of waste Recycled In 2007 99% of lead acid batteries were recycled, 54% of paper and paperboard were recycled, 64% of yard trimmings are recycled and 35% of metals were recycled In 2007 I n the US 85 million tons of 254 million tons of municipal solid waste was recycled (Recycling Facts. Org) In 2000 13,500 aluminum cans were recycled every minute in California Recycled Savings In 2007 the amount of recycling saved energy equal to/


© 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. CHAPTER 21 Municipal Solid Waste: Disposal and Recovery.

recyclable Recycling newspapers into cardboard © 2011 Pearson Education, Inc. Benefits of recycling Recycling saves energy and resources One ton of recycled steel saves 2,500 pounds of iron ore, 1,000 lbs of coal, 5,400 BTUs of energy Recycling decreases pollution Making recycled paper uses 64% less energy, creates 74% less air, and 35% less pollution A recycling program that processes 1 ton of waste eliminates 620 lbs of CO 2, 30 lbs of methane, 5 lbs of/


Waste recycling and reuse WASTE MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY Martin Kubal (Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague)

designed to achieve the following targets: (a) by 2020, the preparing for re-use and the recycling of waste materials such as at least paper, metal, plastic and glass from households and possibly from other origins as far as these waste streams are similar to waste from households, shall be increased to a minimum of overall 50 % by weight; (b) by 2020, the preparing for re-use/


Recycling -What have we done -Paper -landfills -If we don’t -How to recycle -Where does it go By Madeline Palmer.

into things like: wine glasses/bottles and jars, now I’m going to walk you through one of the most common objects that we recycle… cardboard. Once it has reached the recycling facility, weather it’s from factories shops or offices it is sent to a waste paper merchant. Here it is made into large bales, this is so it’s prepared for transportation to/


Waste Reduction Group Services, Products, Equipment and Consulting to Reduce Waste and Improve Recycling.

, Incandescent and Compact Fluorescent Bulbs Electronic waste Destruction & recycling Broken Skids and off-size Pallets Freon Drainage of air conditioners and refrigerators Home Specialized Recycling Services using Totes & Gaylords Industrial plastics & stretch wrap Document destruction & paper shredding Polystyrene Packaging Home Multi-Material Recycling in Trailers Picture of trailer and gaylords Home Waste and Recycling Processing and Transfer Stations Electronic waste is handled and processed in Canada/


Waste and Recycling Notes Waste Disposal

from raw materials. Approximately 2/3 of cans are recycled each year, saving 19 million barrels of oil annually. Paper U.S. currently recycles 40% of its paper and paperboard. Denmark, recycles about 97% of its paper. Many U.S. mills are not able to process waste paper. Many countries like Mexico, import a large amount of wastepaper from the U.S. We export about 19% of our recycled paper. Recyclable Plastics #1 - PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) PET/


Municipal Solid Waste Categories and Diversion

fibres get shorter. New material with longer fibre length must be added to recycled material to make office-quality paper. How Paper is Recycled First, the waste paper must be collected. One of the most expensive parts of recycling is the collection, sorting, and transportation of waste paper. The next step is repulping. The bales of sorted waste paper are soaked in large vats, where they disintegrate into fibers. Chemicals are added so that, when/


Solid and Hazardous Waste

help restore eroded land Composting Recycling Methods Centralized recycling of mixed waste (Materials-Recovery Facilities, MRFs) Pros/Cons of MRFs Source separation: separate waste at home Pay-as-you-throw (PAUT): pay for waste, not recycling MRFs: Need large volume and energy Wastepaper Recycling Easy to recycle Removing ink, glue coating and reconverting into pulp 42% of world tree harvest is for paper Currently U.S. recycles 49% of waste paper Making paper has big enviro impact/


Remember - “you and I can decide the future”

Plastic Bottles Steel Cans Writing/Copy Paper Yard Waste (leaves, grass) Etc. etc. What can you do? Buy products made from recycled material. Look for the recycling symbol or ask store managers or salesmen. The recycling symbol means one of two things - either the product is made of recycled material, or the item can be recycled. For instance, many plastic containers have a recycling symbol with a numbered code the/


Recycling, Reusing and Waste Reduction P.O. Box 6806 Falls Church, VA | o 703-237-2249 |f 703-237-8389 | www.chej.org Protecting Our Resources for Future.

, VA | o 703-237-2249 |f 703-237-8389 | www.chej.org How To Do A Waste Audit Calculate the percentages of total recyclables found in the trash by using the recorded weights. For example: 5 lbs of paper found in the trash 10 lbs of paper recycled Total paper= 15 lbs Percentage of paper thrown away: 33.33% P.O. Box 6806 Falls Church, VA | o 703-237-2249 |f/


Waste Not Jeopardy Game Brightwater Edukit 2003 Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council1 Waste Not Jeopardy Game After reading the instructions, click anywhere.

computers and televisions. a.What is e-waste?What is e-waste? b.What is c-t waste?What is c-t waste? c.What is an electronic landfill?What is an electronic landfill? Waste Not Jeopardy Game Brightwater Edukit 2003 Saskatchewan Waste Reduction Council32 You save one tonne of paper, representing about 17 trees, by recycling this. a.What is 20,964 paper tissue boxes?What is 20,964/


Solid and Hazardous Waste

and businesses be charged for the amount of mixed waste picked up but not charged for pickup of materials separated for recycling? a. No. It would encourage illegal dumping and burning of wastes. b. Yes. Consumer source separation saves money and makes consumers more conscientious. RECYCLING Composting biodegradable organic waste mimics nature by recycling plant nutrients to the soil. Recycling paper has a number of environmental (reduction in pollution and deforestation, less/


America Recycles Day SM Highlights of State Activities for 2010 January 2011.

electronics and hazardous waste drive. 83, 951 lbs of paper, electronics, plastic and household hazardous waste were collected. ARD Proclamation – NORTH DAKOTA North Dakota Recycles Day Proclamation Gov. John Hoeven proclaimed Nov. 15, 2010, as North Dakota Recycles Day. North Dakota Recycles Day recognizes the value of waste reduction, composting, reusing products and materials, and purchasing recycled products. Dickinson State Universitys Recycling Committee hosted America Recycles Week Dickinson State/


1 NSW Government Sustainability Policy Waste Reduction & Purchasing Policy WRAPP REPORTING 2009.

a WRAPP report Agencies report progress in Annual Reports (Large agencies annually, small agencies every 3 years) DECC Reports whole of government progress in a Progress Report and a summary in the State of the Environment Report. 16 Recycling of waste paper The amount of waste paper recovered for recycling has increased from: - 7,500 tonnes a year in 2001 to - 12,500 tonnes in 2007 17 Toner cartridge & computer/


Take Action To Protect the Future National Institutes of Health Recycling Program LTJG Kazu Okumura US Public Health Service (301) 496-7990

Paper - $500 Scrap Metal - $4000 Wood Pallets - $1400 *For an average year this equates to nearly $95,000 NIH Recycling Program Challenges Large campus and population Terminology Education and Outreach NIH Recycling Program Outreach –Green Teams –Orientation –Waste Audit –NEMS Newsletter –Green Listserve –America Recycles Day –Earth Day NIH Recycling Program Outreach Events Recycling Competition Collection Days Informational Tables Future Goals Zero Waste Individual recycling at workstations Composting of/


Gypsum waste can and should be recycled not wasted in landfills Henrik Lund-Nielsen, CEO, MBA Gypsum Recycling International A/S Denmark, Europe.

in the world. Multiple different plants are under contract with GRI for the supply of recycled plaster- board waste. Traditional Gypsum Waste Recycling (the 2001 solution) 100% gypsum waste 90% RC gypsum powder10% paper fraction Only the gypsum resources found in the waste were fully utilized until now Paper fraction was not used as a paper until now, but instead for incineration, composting etc Completely in line with the EU/


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

/materials/ecycling/manag e.htm Cell phones -- next to computers &monitors, cell phones are 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 on page 19. You may want to review earlier data for background. http://www/


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

2845 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 Economic/ & wood waste  toilet paper holders  rubber floor mats  old law books  plastic spools  powder coat paint  mineral spirits https://programs.iowadnr.gov/ iwe/searchmaterials.aspx All non-hazardous solid waste resulting from construction/


February 2008Dr. Helmut Schnurer1 Waste Management in Germany Dr.-Ing. Helmut Schnurer Deputy Director General from 1985 until 2006 Head of Waste Management.

2008Dr. Helmut Schnurer8 High standards of recycling (achieving quotas of 50...80 %) Main fields of actions: Bio waste for composting / anaerobic digestion Waste paper Packaging of all types* Construction and demolition waste Batteries* Waste wood Industrial waste End of life vehicles* Electric and electronic equipment* (* EPR-regulations in EU) February 2008Dr. Helmut Schnurer9 Bio waste for composting / anaerobic digestion Separate collection of 7.3 mil tons of bio waste in 2004 Composting is only/


Waste and Recycling Notes Waste Disposal

from raw materials. Approximately 2/3 of cans are recycled each year, saving 19 million barrels of oil annually. Paper U.S. currently recycles 40% of its paper and paperboard. Denmark, recycles about 97% of its paper. Many U.S. mills are not able to process waste paper. Many countries like Mexico, import a large amount of wastepaper from the U.S. We export about 19% of our recycled paper. Recyclable Plastics #1 - PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) PET/


Solid Waste Management Department Waste Reduction & Recycling Programs David Jaye Solid Waste Management Department Recycling Specialist.

appliances) ■ Once a week yard waste in bundles of less than four feet ■ Curbside pick up of up to four tires, electronics, and car/marine batteries Bulky Item and Electronics Curbside Pickup ■ Furniture, appliances, tires, electronics and recycling/trash pick up problems call 252-2380 Public Utilities Division 10 Public Utilities Division 11 Recycling Materials Accepted ■ Telephone books ■ Steel cans ■ Office paper ■ Newspaper ■ Magazines ■ Cereal boxes/


TOTAL RECYCLING SOLUTIONS ~48% COMPACTOR LANDFILL REDUCTION FOR JULY 2013 Our mission is to reduce Club Car’s waste handling/landfill costs, reduce carbon.

visuals – 48% decrease in waste to landfill in 1 st 2 weeks – Eliminate majority of trash compactor hauls and cost – No cost ICE full-time employee and forklift on-site – Combined loads to increase available square footage APPROXIMATELY 342 TONS DIVERTED FROM LANDFILL JULY – DECEMBER 2013 Sustainability Report RECYCLABLES SORTING AREA RECYCLABLES SORTING STATION GREEN CART RECYCLABLES ONLY CARDBOARD STRAPPING BROWN PAPER CLEAR FILM CLUB CAR/


Henrik Lund-Nielsen, CEO, MBA Gypsum Recycling International A/S Denmark, Europe Gypsum waste can and should be recycled not wasted in landfills.

in the world. Multiple different plants are under contract with GRI for the supply of recycled plaster- board waste. Traditional Gypsum Waste Recycling (the 2001 solution) 100% gypsum waste 90% RC gypsum powder10% paper fraction Only the gypsum resources found in the waste were fully utilized until now Paper fraction was not used as a paper until now, but instead for incineration, composting etc Completely in line with the EU/


Solid and Hazardous wastes

. TYPES OF SOLID WASTES Most definitions of solid waste do not include industrial wastes, agricultural wastes, medical waste, radioactive waste or sewage sludge. Biodegradable waste: food and kitchen waste, green waste, paper TYPES OF SOLID WASTES Recyclable material: paper, glass, bottles, cans, metals, certain plastics, fabrics, clothes, batteries etc. TYPES OF SOLID WASTES Inert waste: construction and demolition waste, dirt, rocks, debris. TYPES OF SOLID WASTES Electrical and electronic waste (WEEE/


Solid Waste Disposal & the 3R’s

– to make playground & other athletic surfaces Why is recycling not the whole answer to our waste problem Composting – Recycling Nutrients Composting is the controlled decomposition of organic matter, such as food and yard wastes, into humus, a soil-like material Composting: Recycling Nutrients Organic Matter: Food scraps Yard waste Agricultural manure Sewage Sludge Can also include Wood Paper (usually better to recycle, unless soiled) Composting - Pros Reduces volume in/


Solid Waste and Recycling

them is called recycling. It reduces the volume of solid waste. Recycling enables people to use the materials in waste again, rather than discarding it. A substance that can be broken down and recycled by bacteria and other decomposers is biodegradable. Many products people use are not biodegradable, like plastic bottles, metal cans, rubber tires, and glass jars. 4 Major Categories of Recycling Metal Glass Paper Plastic Metal Metals/


Sustainable work practices How can you reduce the environmental impacts of your work? Save water Save energy Reduce waste Use chemicals safely.

from plantation timber (not natural forests) Re-use materials where possible, eg use scrap paper for notes Home Reduce waste Throw out only what cannot be reused or recycled.reused or recycled Avoid creating waste in the first place. Conduct a waste audit to check what waste you actually create! Use emails instead of printed documents Read on the screen whenever possible Use Print Preview to check documents/


Page 1 www.nanosresearch.com City of Ottawa – Residential Waste Diversion Focus Group Report November 2010.

box for both sorting exercises, while multi-residential and fair-weather/non-recyclers typically put the milk carton in their black box or paper and cardboard bins for both exercises. Single-use batteries (HHW) – While most participants in the groups said they would likely dispose of batteries at a Household Hazardous Waste depot, there were participants in every group who indicated they were likely/


RECYCLING OF PAPER & CARDBOARD. Recycling Recycling is a process used materials into new products in order to reduce: the volume of solid wastes in landfill.

or hygiene purposes cannot be recycled Factors that Affect the Recycling Of Paper The ratio of fiber in waste paper Class of waste paper Purity Types of print ink Collection and classification systems Production of types of paper Expection of market Wet grade chemistry What are the benefits of paper recycling? Recycling newspaper saves 14% of landfill space For every ton of newspaper recycled you can save enough energy to power a television for 31 hours Recycling one ton of paper can save 17 trees/


Solid Waste Materials Management

Total support: NIS 342,370,399 (€68 Million) Ministry of Environmental Protection back Progress in paper & cardboard recycling Ministry of Environmental Protection Back Removal of statutory barriers Updating the National Outline Plan for waste: Shortening the planning processes necessary for the grant of permits for waste treatment facilities in industrial areas. Establishment of waste regional subcommittees Obligation to present solutions to waste treatment in local plans and in plans for significant/


Comenius - Waste recycling in France 1 Waste recycling.

-2630-cg In France, only 57 % of metallic cans are recycled… Glass70 % Plastic50 % Paper60 % Metal57 % Comenius - Waste recycling in France 16 Average composition of waste by person and by year Each French inhabitant produces 350 kilos of waste a year, among which 70 kg of organic waste which could end up in individual compost bins, and 50 kg of paper, magazines or newspapers. 29 % organic waste 25 % paper/cardboard 13 % glass 11 % plastic 4/


Index Index; The drop-off recycling location: Cardboard; Plastic ; Glass container; Battery container; Electron; Waste;

Plants, chemicals, adhesives, aluminum and fax machines; Packages that have contained organic debris or fats (kitchen towels, dishes, paper towels and napkins, packets of crisps and snacks); Packages that have contained hazardous waste. Types of Waste There are some types of waste: -Organic waste; -Recycling waste; -Biodegradable waste; -Dangerous waste; -Solid urbane waste; Organic Waste Biological rubbish. Remains of dead animals and the peel from fruit and vegetables that could be used for fertilisation/


Waste and Recycling Alexis Aberle CBE 555 Spring 2008.

US, steel cans are at least 25% of recycled steel Paper The number one waste! For 100 pounds of trash, 35 pounds is paper More than a third of all paper recovered in the world is done so in the US 50% of all paper recovered in 2003 Corrugated containers account for 50% of recovered paper 50% of energy to make paper is from wood scraps leftover Recycled paper Recycled paper must be deinked –Removes fillers, clays, and/


Recycling 101 Stephanie Mills and Bianca Cassouto.

in Environmental Studies/Biology -Hazardous Waste Cleanup/ Brownfields, Florida Department of Environmental Protection Bianca Cassouto -PCGS Graduate Student -Undergrad in Geography Geosciences -First Environmental Internship: Litter Prevention Coordinator -The Sustany Foundation -Green Me Locally Tampa is a single-stream city! How do they do it? City of Tampa Recycling Guidelines Recycling 101 ●Computer paper/mixed paper ●Colored paper ●Corrugated cardboard ●Kraft paper ●Magazines/Catalogs ●Newspaper/


Solid and Hazardous Waste G. Tyler Miller’s Living in the Environment 14 th Edition Edited by Mr. Manskopf 2009 Chapter 24 G. Tyler Miller’s Living in.

.S. recycles 49% of waste paper Making paper has big enviro impact Easy to recycle Removing ink, glue coating and reconverting into pulp 42% of world tree harvest is for paper Currently U.S. recycles 49% of waste paper Making paper has big enviro impact How plastics are made Recycling plastic is difficult chemically and economically 10% in U.S. recycled Different resins Low cost of oil Biodegradable plastics (bioplatics) offer hope Types of Plastic Economics of Recycling Paper, aluminum/


RECYCLING SOLID WASTE 1 / 62 © Copyright Training 4 Today 2001 Published by EnviroWin Software LLC WELCOME RECYCLING SOLID WASTE CUSTOMIZED ENVIRONMENTAL.

the materials you generate (for example, cardboard, office paper, and food waste) Weigh each type of material and record your findings Total the different amounts of waste found in each dumpster to find the “bottom line” Do similar waste sorts within the facility to determine what size recycling containers you’ll need and where they should be placed RECYCLING SOLID WASTE 28 / 62 © Copyright Training 4 Today 2001 Published/


Recycling Plan and Analysis Summary Report PowerPoint Presentation: MACTEC Engineering & Consulting December 2005 Fairbanks North Star Borough.

Program  Active since the mid 90’s  Residents and Businesses participate in the program Current Borough Recycling and Reuse Program Components  Waste Paper Recycling-Reuse Program  Aluminum Collection  Scrap Metal  Household Hazardous Waste  Reuse Area Cost Analysis of Current Borough Recycling and Reuse Program Waste Paper Aluminum Scrap Metal HHWReuse AreasTotal Quantities Recycled 1,500 tons1 ton666 cars 16,000 gal. oil 430,000 lbs batteries 6,445 gal antifreeze/


ISU Recycling Vision Statement “Our passionate concern for the environment inspires us to have sustainable reduce, reuse, recycle programs, which generate.

ISU Dining Director ISU Dining – minimizing impact Recycle –Glass, paper, grease, boxes, etc… Reuse –Reusable mugs & lunch boxes –Recycled napkins Reduce –Motion sensor lights –Just in Time cooking –Waste reduction campaign Waste Reduction Campaign With the help of students, we measured food waste during 3 meals in Fall 2008 –1. measured waste –2. measurement after educational campaign to encourage students to waste less food –3. measurement on tray-less/


Recycling Paper A Visual Approach. What is Paper? Paper is initially made from virgin fibers from trees in our forests. However, these fibers can be recycled.

69 million tons of paper and paperboard” (“Paper Recycling”). “Every year, Americans throw away enough paper and plastic cups, forks, and spoons to circle the equator 300 times” (“Waste”) ILLUSTRATION DESCRIBING PAPER PRODUCTION FROM START TO FINISH, INCLUDING POTENTIAL PROBLEMS WITH USING NEW PAPER INSTEAD OF RECYCLED PAPER (“THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT”). An Illustration of the Paper Recycling Process 1. Collect paper and take it to the curb. 2. Recycle truck picks up paper for recycling. 3. Paper is taken/


Recycling. Every day we damp a lot of domestic, industrial & agricultural wastes. Some of the materials in the rubbish will decay: this include the left-over.

by local recyclers confines to corrugated paper and duplex paper card for packaging. A variety of waste paper including the high value waste paper (e.g. white paper and computer printout), old corrugated cardboard, newspapers and other mixed paper, are being exported to overseas countries for recycling. About 800,000 tones of waste paper were recovered in Hong Kong. This represented about 58% of the waste paper generated (dry weight). The fact of plastic recycling The recycling of plastic waste is limited/


Solid and Hazardous Wastes

converted into different products. Used tires shredded and converted into rubberized road surface. Newspapers transformed into cellulose insulation. Types of wastes that can be recycled Preconsumer: internal waste from the manufacturing process (3/4) Postconsumer: external waste from consumer use of products (1/4) Recycling Paper Recycling paper has a number of environmental (reduction in pollution and deforestation, less energy expenditure) and economic benefits and is easy to do. About 55/


CH. 17 & 21 Waste and Recycling Waste Disposal. Case Study: Love Canal — There Is No “Away” Between 1842-1953, Hooker Chemical sealed multiple chemical.

from raw materials. Approximately 2/3 of cans are recycled each year, saving 19 million barrels of oil annually. Paper U.S. currently recycles 40% of its paper and paperboard. Denmark, recycles about 97% of its paper. Many U.S. mills are not able to process waste paper. Many countries like Mexico, import a large amount of wastepaper from the U.S. We export about 19% of our recycled paper. Recyclable Plastics #1 - PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) PET/


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