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  1. UNESCO Biosphere Reserveand RecyclingTom Hynes, Countryside OfficerNorthern Devon Coast and Countryside Service

  2. Devon Recycling figures

  3. A different look at the figures

  4. What should we do about waste? • Re-think • Reduce • Re-use • Re-cycle

  5. How does waste impact on biodiversity? • David Barnes of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) found that man-made rubbish in the seas, especially plastics, has almost doubled the spread of alien species in the subtropics and more than tripled it at high latitudes. • Plastic bags and turtles

  6. Biosphere Reserves • These functions are associated through a zonation system including: • Core area(s) R Research station or experimental research site T • Buffer zone(s) R M M Monitoring • Transition area(s) E E Education/training T Tourism R T

  7. Existing Biosphere Reserve Area and potential Area following UNESCO’s recommendation

  8. What is at stake in our area?

  9. Waste and Climate Change • Transport of waste adds Green House Gases • Production of Methane in Landfill • Is waste to energy a good thing? • Lock up carbon in plants

  10. Reducing your ecological footprint • Energy efficiency and source • Waste • Buying local • Travel wisely • What do you use..water, food, etc • The home you live in

  11. How can we make this Biosphere Reserve a better place for others to learn from? • Over to you