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RECYCLING QUESTIONS - 4

V. Ryan 2009-2017

 

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What Materials can be Recycled? Assorted Materials
What Materials can be Recycled? Plastics
 
 
Give an example of a material that is usually difficult to recycle.
 
MATERIAL NAME: __________________________________
 
Why is the material you named in the question above - difficult to recycle?
 
 
 
 
   
The fridge/freezer shown opposite is relatively old. Why does this product need specialist recycling rather than simply salvaging recyclable materials and discarding the rest?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The batteries shown opposite are rechargeable. What are the advantages of using this type of battery compared to standard batteries that are simply thrown away after they loose their electrical charge? (Mention the environment in your answer). The key words/phrases my help you answer the question.
ENERGY EFFICIENT
LONG SHELF LIFE
RECHARGEABLE
USE 1000S OF TIMES
ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY
 
 
 
 
 
 
Name a product that uses rechargeable batteries: ____________________________________________
 
Two common recycling symbols are seen opposite. Some rechargeable batteries can be recycled. Design a recycling symbol that could be printed on the packaging of rechargeable batteries to encourage the customer to recycle.
Produce two rough designs. Select your best design and produce a colour rendered version.
   
 
 
 
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