Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/14

Click to flip

14 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
The trash that is discarded on the ground or in water rather than being disposed of properly
litter
It is used in soda bottles and it is the easist to melt
PET or PETE
The dirtying of the environment with waste materials or other unwanted substances
pollution
Using only one side of a sheet of paper
waste of trees
A thick, oily liquid formed below the earth's surface. It is used to make gasoline
petroleum
Throwing a plastic bottle into a trash can can be though of as a
waste of petroleum
A substance that causes pollution
pollutants
A material that dirties the environment that can kill living things
hazardeous wastes
It's a metal that is used in pop can
aluminum
Burning to ashes
incineration
A large hole in the ground that has a liner
landfill
Tossing a soda can into a trash can rather than putting it in a recycling bin
waste of metals
An area where trash is buried and covered over with dirt
landfill
To process and reuse materials
recycle