GETTING RID OF WASTE
BREAKING DOWN WASTE
WASTE FOR THE FUTURE
TYPES OF WASTE!
100

What is waste? 

Waste is unwanted materials and objects that people have thrown away.

100

This is something people use for their organic waste  (fruit peels, egg shells, etc.) 

A compost

100

These three R's are used for waste management

reduce, reuse, recycle!

100

This hazardous symbol has a skull and bones on it

Poison symbol/toxic symbol

200

Which of the following can NOT be recycled? A) aluminum pop can B) chip bag C) cardboard D) plastic water bottle

B) chip bag
200

Between the following three, this item will take the shortest time to biodegrade.. A. Rubber Boot B. Fruit Peel C. Plastic Bottle D. Glass Jar

B. Fruit Peel

200

This "R" in waste management is when you use something over again

Reuse

200

This hazardous symbol has fire on it

Flammable symbol

300

Where does most of the waste that is not recycled go? 

A landfill
300

Between the following three, this item will take the longest time to biodegrade. A. leaves B. Banana Peel C. Plastic Bottle D. tree branch

C. Plastic Bottle
300

This "R" in waste management is when you use less of something

Reduce!

300

Give an example of recyclable waste.

pop bottles, cardboard, milk cartons, etc. (more answers could be correct)

400

What is the name for burning waste to get rid of it?

Incinerating 

400

What does biodegradable waste mean? 

Waste that is organic and can be decomposed (broken down) 

400

This "R" in waste management is when you use an old product to create a new product

Recycling!

400

Give an example of liquid waste.

soapy water, sewer, dirty water, old oil (other answers might be correct) 

500

Name five things you can do to reduce waste in your life? 

reusing the back side of paper, reducing what you buy, turning the water off while brushing your teeth, composting your organic waste, recycling your pop bottles, etc. (more answers could be correct) 

500

These things break down organic waste

Decomposers

500

Which of the three Rs is the best for us to do to lessen the waste in our world? 

Reduce

500

Name four things that are hazardous waste

Batteries, lightbulb, electronics, cleaners, chemicals, old paint

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