Recycling Plastic Problems and Solutions
Problem: Too much trash! • All our trash has to go somewhere. • It goes to dumps and landfills. • We will run out of space to put our trash.
What can we do?Reuse Instead of disposable plates, cups, towels, and silverware… …use washable napkins, towels, plates, cups, and silverware.
What else can we reuse? Can you think of any plastics that you can reuse?
Recycle • Pre-cycle: buy food in recyclablecontainers. • Do not buy food in non-recyclable, non-biodegradable containers. Can you think of a recyclable container?
Recycle! • What can you recycle? • How does recycling help us?
Recycling for Mt. SAC • When your water bottle is empty…
Let’s ReviewReduce, Reuse, and Recycle • Reduce the amount of trash. • Reuse instead of buying plastic disposables. • Recycle materials, especially plastic containers & bags.
Questions It’s fun and it’s good for our environment!