Quick, general, solid waste and recycling presentation

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Published on July 31, 2009

Author: NCDENR

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General recycling presentation created by the NC Division of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance.

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT OPTIONS Landfills/ “Dumps” Waste to Energy/ Incineration Transfer Stations Compost Facilities MRF (Material Recovery Facility)

Landfills/ “Dumps”

Waste to Energy/ Incineration

Transfer Stations

Compost Facilities

MRF (Material Recovery Facility)

MRF SEPARATION PROCESS

LANDFILL COMPONENTS Clay and Plastic Liners Leachate “Garbage Coffee” Collection Methane Gas Collection Groundwater and Methane Testing Wells Storm Water Run-Off Pipes MATERIAL DOESN’T DEGRADE

Clay and Plastic Liners

Leachate “Garbage Coffee” Collection

Methane Gas Collection

Groundwater and Methane Testing Wells

Storm Water Run-Off Pipes

MATERIAL DOESN’T DEGRADE

THE 3 Rs – 1. Recycle Saves limited natural resources Prevents greenhouse gas emissions and water pollutants Saves energy Provides raw materials for industry and creates jobs Saves landfill space

Saves limited natural resources

Prevents greenhouse gas emissions and water pollutants

Saves energy

Provides raw materials for industry and creates jobs

Saves landfill space

THE 3 Rs – 2. Waste Reduction Make double sided copies. Circulate memos, documents and periodicals. Use durable cups and silverware. Proof-read documents on the computer screen. Purchase merchandise with minimal packaging or order in bulk. Read periodicals online. Send e-cards. Reduce your junk mail by writing to the Direct Marketing Association at Mail Preference Service, PO Box 9008, Farmingdale, NY 11735-9008.

Make double sided copies.

Circulate memos, documents and periodicals.

Use durable cups and silverware.

Proof-read documents on the computer screen.

Purchase merchandise with minimal packaging or order in bulk.

Read periodicals online.

Send e-cards.

Reduce your junk mail by writing to the Direct Marketing Association at Mail Preference Service, PO Box 9008, Farmingdale, NY 11735-9008.

THE 3 Rs – 3. Reuse Reuse envelopes. Reuse single-sided paper for scratch paper. Reuse foam peanuts and other packaging material. Use remanufactured or surplus office equipment. Use rechargeable batteries. Use rechargeable fax and printer cartridges. Compost grass clippings and food waste. Donate toys and other items to charity.

Reuse envelopes.

Reuse single-sided paper for scratch paper.

Reuse foam peanuts and other packaging material.

Use remanufactured or surplus office equipment.

Use rechargeable batteries.

Use rechargeable fax and printer cartridges.

Compost grass clippings and food waste.

Donate toys and other items to charity.

WHAT DO THE 3 ARROWS STAND FOR? Collection of Recyclables Manufacturing of the Material Buy Recycled Products

Collection of Recyclables

Manufacturing of the Material

Buy Recycled Products

RECYCLED PRODUCT EXAMPLES Recycled Paper – tissue and copier Crumb tires – playground surfaces and soaker hoses Remanufactured products – toner cartridges and office furniture Re-refined motor oil Aluminum and Steel Cans, Glass Bottles Plastic Lumber – benches and decks EcoSpun Fabric – shirts and carpet

Recycled Paper – tissue and copier

Crumb tires – playground surfaces and soaker hoses

Remanufactured products – toner cartridges and office furniture

Re-refined motor oil

Aluminum and Steel Cans, Glass Bottles

Plastic Lumber – benches and decks

EcoSpun Fabric – shirts and carpet

WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP! Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Buy Recycled Products Become involved Tell your friends THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME. ANY QUESTIONS?

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Buy Recycled Products

Become involved

Tell your friends

THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME.

ANY QUESTIONS?

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