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Waste and Recycling
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    Facts and Vocabulary related to waste and recycling
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  • What are the circular current flows called in the oceans?
    Gyres.
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  • What happens to oil that is poured down the sink?
    It clogs up/blocks drains (sewers) with fat bergs and when they are blocked sewage flows into rivers.
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  • Name three alternatives to using plastic food containers.
    alternative packaging to plastic is now made from algae, corn starch, wood fibers, sea shells, milk protein.
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  • What are the orange waste bins for?
    Cooking oil waste.
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  • Name 5 things that you can re-use a plastic water bottle for.
    https://foshbottle.com/blogs/fosh/60-ways-to-reuse-plastic-bottles
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  • What can old trainers be used for? (name 3)
    foam below wood sports hall floors, artificial grass, running tracks, walkways, playgrounds, carpet padding.
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  • What three plastic everyday products have been banned in the UK in 2020?
    plastic drinking straws, stirring sticks and ear buds.
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  • Which fashion companies take back your clothes to recycle them? (name 2)
    Nike, H&M and Uniqlo.
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  • Why is this paper brown?
    Because it's made of recycled material.
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  • What is this Nike Trash Talk shoe made from?
    Waste and left over material from the factory.
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  • What is this cup made from?
    Plant starch.
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  • What percentage (-%) reduction of plastic bag use after they started to charge for them at shops?
    90%
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  • What is this container called?
    A milk carton.
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  • What are these containers called and what are they made of?
    Steel food tins.
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  • What are these containers called and what are they made of?
    Glass jars.
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  • How many 'disposable' plastic bags does each person use every year on average?
    150 bags!
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  • What is the container called and what is it made of?
    A plastic pot of yoghurt.
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  • What is the container for butter called and what is it made of?
    A plastic tub of butter.
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  • What are alternative materials that straws can be made from?
    paper or steel.
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  • What happens if we pour cooking oil down the drain?
    The oil congeals (solidifies and sticks together) and blocks the drain. This can mean sewage goes into the natural water system like lakes, streams and rivers.
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  • What can used cooking oil be used for?
    It can be refined (cleaned) and then used to power motors. From machine engines, to trucks and ships.
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  • What are these containers called and what are they made of?
    Aluminium fizzy drink cans.
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  • Name 5 of the top 20 worst ocean plastic polluting countries.
    check graph.
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  • How many sea animals are found dead from plastic contamination each year?
    100,000.
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