Recycling - mugs, and composting (nutrients). Includes the...

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Recycling
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Definition Recycling is used for processing waste materials into new products to prevent waste of useful materials, reduce the consumption of fresh raw materials, reduce energy usage, reduce air pollution and
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Steps Reduce Reuse recycle
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Reduce Reduce - to buy less and use less. Incorporates common sense ideas like turning off the lights, rain barrels, and taking shorter showers, low-flow toilets, and programmable
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Reuse Reuse- elements of the discarded item are used again. Initiatives includehand-me- downs, garage sales, quilting, travel
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Unformatted text preview: mugs, and composting (nutrients). Includes the termslaundry, repair, and upcycle. Recycle Recycle- discards are separated into materials that may be incorporated into new products. Initiatives include Composting, Beverage Container Deposits and buying products with a high content of post-Importance Saves energy Saves money Conserves resources Materials Glass Paper Metals Plastics Textiles Electronics http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-2e-ootcQM...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course MASS COMMU 107 taught by Professor Masror during the Spring '11 term at College of E&ME, NUST.

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