Waste Management Worksheet

 
Write in your own words what you think is meant by the following words when you are talking about rubbish.
 
    1.    REDUCE _________________________________________

    2.    REUSE ___________________________________________

    3.    RECYCLE ________________________________________

Why is it not satisfactory to just throw our garbage out into the environment?

    1.    _________________________________________

    2.    _________________________________________

    3.    _________________________________________

What problems do you think might be associated with burying our garbage under the ground?

    1.    _________________________________________

    2.    _________________________________________

    3.    _________________________________________

Use the following "Support and Resources" - "Student Resources" - "Saving Our Planet" - "Waste Management" on TEEC's website to see what happens to rubbish at the Black Gully Campus!
 
Examine how you manage waste at your house or even at school. Could you do it better? Come up with a plan with your family or class.