Transcript of Recycling Presentation
photo credit Nasa / Goddard Space Flight Center / Reto Stöckli By the Recycling club members RECYCLING CLUB! What is recycling? Why did we start this organization? RECYCLING is a process using materials(waste) into new products to prevent waste of potentially useful materials. This is our first year that we are recycling and we couldn't be more proud of our group and the many things we have accomplished this year so far. Our goal is to recycle as many materials as we can and make our environment more safer. What needs to be recycled Recyclable materials include many kinds of glass, paper, metal, plastic, textiles, and electronics. Materials to be recycled are either brought to a collection center or picked up from curbside, then sorted, cleaned, and reprocessed into new materials bound for manufacturing. Cost The amount of money actually saved through recycling depends on the efficiency of the recycling program used to do it. The Institute for Local Self-Reliance argues that the cost of recycling depends on various factors around a community that recycles, such as landfill feesand the amount of disposal that the community recycles. It states that communities start to save money when they treat recycling as a replacement for their traditional waste system rather than an add-on to it and by "redesigning their collection schedules and/or trucks Pictures! :) When do we meet? Our Video We meet on Thursdays.Full transcript
We recycling 40 weeks per school year.