RUBBISH Is it really a problem?
What is rubbish?
Is rubbish actually worthless?
Classification of rubbish Bio-degradable (paper, wood, fruits and others) NON-BIODEGRADABLE (plastics, bottles, old machines, cans and others)
About 80% of all rubbish ends up in landfill sites.
In 2002 In 2002 around 50 to 80 million bags ended up as litter in our environment
If you burn rubbish, a smoke pollutes the air.
The answer is: Reduce Reuse Recycle
Methods for disposal of rubbish
Reduce Before you buy something new, ask yourself if you really need it.
Reuse Try to use food containers instead of sandwich bags.
Recycle Recycle all your glass, old newspapers, plastic and tins.
7 Benefits of Recycling Financial Benefit Conservation of Resources Energy savings Community Building Jobs creation Strong economy Environmental Protection
Did you know… If just 1 in 5 Australians stopped using plastic bags, we would save approximately 88,704,000,000 bags!!!
Have you worked out what this is?
This depicts 1 000 000 cups. The amount of cups used on airplane flights in America every 6 hours!
Have you worked this one out yet?
Depicts 100,000 aluminum cans, the number used in the US every thirty seconds!