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WAYS TO BE GREEN

WAYS TO BE GREEN


ORGANIC Examples: fruit and vegetable peels, eggshells, leftover food, bones, paper and natural fabrics such as silk, linen and cotton.

The organic waste is generated from the remains of living organisms such as plants and animals.

This type of waste is biodegradable


ORGANIC MATERIALS


METALS

one g n i l c y c om re r for r e f t u d p e m v gy sa e a co r t e a n r e e p e o Th w il l n a c m u alumin ours. h THREE Americans throw away enough aluminum every three months to rebuild our entire commercial air fleet. Stack th e nearly 19 billion recycled steel can in 1 9 9 6 e s nd to en would ha d, and yo ve a line u stretchi to the m ng from oon and he back mo times (b re than t re ased on hr a c a n he inches). ig h t o f 5 e e

Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to run a TV for three hours – or the equivalent of a half a gallon of gasoline.


GLASS Every mon th bottles and , we throw out enou gh glass jars to fill up a giant skyscrape r.

The energy saved from recycling one glass bottle will operate a 100-watt light bulb for four hours.

saves s s a l g f il.A modern glass bottle would take e ton o o n f o o g s n n i l 0 gallo Recyc 4000 years or more to decompose – 1 f o t n e l a v i the equ and even longer if it’s in the landfill.

Glass can be recycle d an infinite number of tim es.


CRYSTALS GLASS BOTTLES JARS ETC….


PLASTIC

rown th e r a m e th f o st hour. Mo y r ve e s le tt o b ic 00,000 plast ,5 2 e s u s n a ic r e Am away. Every year, we make enough plastic film to shrink-wrap the state of Texas.

Five 2-liter recycled PET bottles provide enough fiberfill for a ski jacket. much s a e c i w t s e stic sav a l p g n i l c rator. y e c n i c Re n i n a n ing it i n r u b s a y g r ene


PAPER The amount of wood and paper we throw away each year is enough to heat 50,000,000 homes for 20 years. To produce each week’s Sunday newspapers, 500,000 trees must be cut down. We throw away enough office paper annually to build a wall twelve feet high stretching from Los Angeles to New York City.


NEWSPAPERS MAGAZINES CARTOON PAPERS ETC…..


RENEWABLE ENERGY


SOLAR PANELS A solar panel is a module that uses the energy of sunlight.

The term includes solar collectors used to produce hot water solar-thermal and photovoltaic panels used to generate electricity through solar energy.


WIND FARM A wind farm is a group of wind turbines that convert wind energy into electrical energy. World Premiere: 11 wind turbines of 7.5 MW Enercon wind E126 Estinnes, Belgium, October 10 2010Los wind farms can be located on land or at sea (offshore), the former being the most common, although offshore parks have experienced significant growth in Europe in recent years.

The number of wind turbines that make a park is very variable, and depends primarily on the available surface and wind characteristics at the site.


NAMES OF THE GROUP • • • • • •

Diego Antón Diego Alcázar Alberto Íñiguez Silvia Casaus Nerea Garrido Alba Teresa



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