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Pollution in America

Pollution is contaminating the environment and causing harm to our ecosystem.

nicole berardinelli

on 26 April 2010

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Transcript of Pollution in America

Every year in the U.S, factories release over 3 million tons of toxic chemicals into the land, air, and water. Pollution is caused by industrial and commercial waste, agriculture practices, everyday human activities and modes of transportation. Pollution is the introduction of a contaminant
into the environment. The three types of pollutions are land, water, and air. air pollution Water pollution land pollution Pollution Land pollution is pollution of the Earth’s natural land surfaces by industrial, commercial, domestic and agricultural activities.

Air pollution is the accumulation of hazardous substances into the atmosphere that danger human life and other living matter.

Introduction of chemical, biological and physical matter into large bodies of water that degrade the quality of life that lives in it and consumes it.

Reuse any items that you can
Buy biodegradable products
Eat organic foods that are grown without pesticides
Don’t use pesticides
Buy products that have little packaging
avoid dumping motor oil on the ground to prevent land pollution you can... To prevent water pollution you can... aviod throwing trash, or chemicals into sewer drains
Avoid using pesticides and fertilizers that can run off into water systems
Use non-toxic cleaning materials

To prevent air pollution you can... Carpool with friends and coworkers
If you have to drive to do errands, do multiple errands at one time
Don’t buy products that come in aerosol spray cans
Don’t use harsh chemical cleaners that can emit fumes
Inspect your gas appliances and heaters regularly
a video of all three types of pollution
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