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Recycle, Reuse, Reduce

ARE WE HAVING A
PROBLEM?
Our natural
resources are
depreciating
&
It will soon be gone
if we dont do
anything about it!
WHAT CAN WE DO
ABOUT IT ???

We can all help to preserve and
conserve the environment


By Practicing The 3R Concept
WHAT IS 3R?

3R stands for:
Recycle
Reuse
Reduce
HOW CAN 3R HELP TO
PRESERVE & CONSERVE
THE ENVIRONMENT?
HOW TO PRESERVE
& CONSERVE?
RECYCLE;
Turn things that would otherwise become waste into
something valuable.

REUSE;
Reuse things by repairing them and/or donating it for
charities.

REDUCE;
Reduce creating waste, use long lasting goods
HOW DOES THIS HELP?
Reduce usage of natural resources to
produce daily items

Example;
Old newspaper Paper

You can produce more papers
without
cutting down more trees!
Recycle
HOW DOES THIS HELP?

Reduce waste
Making our world a cleaner place

Save cost


Our Attempt
What did we do?
Observe the things dumped in the
trash bin for three days at our
homes for three days.
Compiled the information collected
from our group.
What did we observe?
Items found in the trash bin-
Biodegradable Non-Biodegradable
Kitchen waste
Vegetables
Flowers and Leaves
Fruits
Paper

Glass
Metals
Plastics
Old medicines
Paints
Bulbs
Cans
Batteries
Were the items segregated
before throwing into the
garbage trucks?
73%
27%
No
Yes
Items that could be
Reused..
Plastic Water Bottles refill,
gardening planting, as flower vases
Cans pen stands, storing things,
gardening planting
Items that could be
Recycled..
Paper
Glass
Metals
Plastics
According to your family
members, where does the
trash bin go once it leaves
your house?

70%
8%
22%
Landfill
Recycle Centres
Don't know
SO, START NOW TO
HELP SAVE THE WORLD!
Heres what you need to do!
WHAT SHOULD I DO
WITH..?

Plastic bags
Reuse
keep them for further use.

Reduce
avoid using plastic bags when buying things
bring paper/cloth bags instead
WHAT SHOULD I DO
WITH..?
Papers
Recycle;
Reuse paper for other purposes
For example papers for wrapping presents,
use used paper to sketch or do calculation.
Send old newspapers to the recycling centre

Reduce;
Use online materials, avoid using papers
excessively.
WHAT SHOULD I DO
WITH..?
Glass
Recycle;
Send to recycling centre

Reuse;
Reuse glass for other purposes such as
vases or other decorations.

WHAT SHOULD I DO
WITH..?

Metal
Such as aluminum can, steel etc.
Recycle- send it to recycling centres

LETS START
REUSE, REDUCE & RECYCLE
FOR A BETTER TOMORROW
REFERENCES

http://www.epa.gov/epaoswer/non-hw/muncpl/reduce.htm

http://www.planetpals.com/EDrecyclethings/recyclefacts.
html

http://www.environmentaldefense.org/article.cfm?Conten
tID=558&Page=1