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    Polyethylene Terephthalate

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    Polyethylene terephthalate, most commonly known as plastic, is a material consisting of a wide range of synthetic and/or semi-synthetic organics that are malleable/ductile and can be molded into many solid objects. Plastics are typically made of organic polymers (chains of carbon or chains of carbon that have been bonded to other elements such as oxygen, nitrogen or sulfur) having high molecular masses, but often contain other substances. Usually being synthetic, and most commonly made from petrochemicals. Due to plastic having a relatively low cost, easily manufacturable, highly versatile, and it being impermeable to water, plastics are used in virtually everything with an expanding range of products, from cups to writing utensils. Plastics…

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    Commercial Recycling

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    Many people do not even know about the recycling centers, and we need to make sure they knew where they are and how to use them. For example, there are recycling bins behind almost all of the area schools and anybody can drop off their recyclables there, they are not only for the school, anybody can use them. We also need to get the word out about all of the area recycling centers, like the one in Union, or the ones in Washington. If more people knew about these places they might be more…

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    animals, and the cause of health defects and disorders within the human population. Plastic bottles are not eco-friendly; although they are recyclable, the ones left on the ground and in landfills give off high amounts of carbon. Carbon emissions are the cause of global warming, which is defined as; a gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth 's atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other…

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    Yes. Every year 8 billion tonnes finish in oceans (Parker 2015). Only 15% of the total plastic production is recycled. The rest of the waste ends up in oceans, beaches, rivers and streets. In fact, the so-called Pacific Garbage Patch is constituted entirely by remnants of this material. Plastics are produced from fossil fuels, a source of clean energy, which causes emissions of greenhouse gases, and non-renewable because in a few years its reserves will be exhausted. But a solution to the…

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    Bottled Water Essay

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    further process, but most of the time it do not. Some of the bottled water might be healthier than the tap water, but most of the time it do not. Bisphenol A is an issue to our health, but people have no concept on what is it and how is it affecting us. Plastic that made non-reusable water bottles have been found to contain with danger chemicals such as Bisphenol A and phthalates. Bisphenol A, as known as BPA, it is used to make the bottle solid and crystal clear. According to Medical News…

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    A Ban on Water Bottles In the article ‘’ A Ban on Water Bottles: A way to bolster the University’s image’’ Amanda Jacobowitz discusses the ban of water bottle sales in her campus. The University of Washington has arranged an accession to ban water bottles over the usage of plastic. Water should be a product available at any campus for dehydration. Having an ecofriendly environment can change people’s perspective on how much plastic is being withered. The amount of water usage it takes to make…

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    Recycling the Family Clunker Automobile end-of-life dismantling and recycling is a major business. Recycle, Renew, Reuse are buzzwords used to promote the recovery and salvage of items that still have value. Auto recycling is $22 billion per year industry in the United States. The term auto recycling includes recycled auto parts for both domestic, and depending on the part, foreign buyers and using the remaining auto shell as food for both the crusher and steel mill fodder. Auto…

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    Tap Water Analysis

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    whenever i went to a restaurant and they served us water my parents would always tell me not to drink it because they knew it was tap water. so i always lived thinking that tap water is bad, unsanitary, and dangerous to consume. this video has changed my whole perspective; i never knew that in some cases tap water is cleaner than bottled water or that the mountains on the labels of some bottled water brands are pure fiction! what surprised me the most was the fact that when i recycle my water…

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    Tap Water over Bottled Water Bottled water is nothing compared to tap. Bottled water isn't any purer than tap water. Here are valuable explanations on why tap is the best. Tap water is better for the environment than bottled water. Unlike bottled water, tap consists of natural minerals for the body. Also, tap leaves a better aftertaste in the consumer’s mouth. Tap water is not only the best tasting water, but it is also better on the ozone layer. Imagine the effect of bottles on the…

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    with the separation of the plastics and the cells. After this, the cells moisture is removed through a drying process where the cells are heated in a time and temperature controlled manner through a proprietary and proven formula. Once the process is over and the cells have been dried, the battery is ready to be reused mainly in the stainless steel or alloy manufacturing industries. • Lead Acid Gel: The recycling process for the Lead Acid Gel battery is a little bit more complex. At the…

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