Less than 1% of bags are recycled. It cost more to recycle a bag than to produce a new one. - Christian Science Monitor News Paper
Nearly 200 different species of sea life including whales, dolphins, seals and turtles die due to plastic bags - World Wildlife Fund Report 2005
So… What do we do?
RECYCLING Bin Location • 3rd Floor – Blue bin (at Desk-White Paper) or Large (Common Areas) • 4th Floor - Blue bin at desk, kitchen, conference or copy rooms What Can I Recycle? Paper Items Paper Cardboard Envelopes Phone Books Post-it Notes Magazine Bottles and Cans Cans Plastic Bottles Glass Bottles Aluminum Foil Yogurt and Cottage Cheese containers
A NEED TO RECYCLE • WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO RECYCLE? • WHY SHOULD WE REUSE ITEMS? • WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO REDUCE? • WHY SHOULD WE RECYCLE? • HOW CAN WE HELP?
WHATDOES IT MEAN TO RECYCLE? RECYCLING MEANS TO USE MATERIALS AGAIN TO MAKE SOMETHING NEW!
WHY SHOULD WE REUSE ITEMS? • PRODUCTS THAT STAY USEFUL REDUCE THE DEMAND FOR NEW PRODUCTS • REUSING ITEMS ALSO EXTEND THE PRODUCTS NEED TO BE RECYCLED OR THROWED AWAY
WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO REDUCE? • REDUCTION MEANS TO MAKE SOMETHING SMALLER • USE SOMETHING LESS OFTEN
Where does it go? • Much of our garbage ends up in landfills. • Sometimes the garbage is taken to an • Incinerator where it is burned.
HOW CAN WE HELP? • We can help by learning more about and Practicing the three “R”s of management: Reduce, reuse, and recycle.
What happens if? • We don’t recycle? • We don’t re-use • We don’t reduce
Done by: • Faaiz Rehman • AmrHasaballah • Haider Shaker • Saif al Romaithi • Mohammad Abbas • Thanks for listening! We hope you learned a lot today