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  • Recycling Isnt Enough

    Recycling Isn’t Enough According to the article "Recycling" in opposing viewpoints, recycling is the process of recovering, reprocessing, and reusing waste materials that would otherwise be discarded (Gale 1). We recycle for many reasons, one being to conserve resources and money, another being to try and reduce our carbon footprint but is it enough. According to an article entitled “Numbers”, 1,643 Pounds of trash generated per person in the U.S. in 2005, the most recent year for which data…

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  • Compare And Contrast Bottled Water Vs Disposable Water Bottles

    Most tap water is more heavily tested and regulated than bottled water (Ellsbury 10, 2012). So why do we prefer it more than, just about free, tap water in our homes? Bottled water is expensive and uses more water to make than what is inside of it. It also uses about seventeen million barrels of oil to manufacture water bottles every year. This is enough oil to fuel one million cars a year (Ellsbury 10, 2012). We, as a community, need to try to cut back on using disposable water bottles, or…

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  • The Impact Of The Product Tax On The Consumption Of Plastic Libags

    In March 2002, the Irish Government introduced a €0.15 environmental levy on all plastic shoppings bags previously provided free of charge at the point of sale. The incentive for introducing this legislation was to reduce the consumption of plastic bags and the resulting effects of littering on the landscape. The effect of the product tax on the consumption of plastic bags was dramatic—a reduction of over 90% in the first year and the associated reduction of littering in rural landscapes…

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  • Arguments Against Recycling Paper

    My position on the issue of whether or not recycling and composting initiatives such as the one described in the flyer should be adopted and put into practice in communities throughout the United States is I am for it. There should be laws you should have to follow to recycle. If there were no laws about recycling we wouldnt have as many things to use and there would be a lot more trash everywhere. People should always recycle and put all paper products into one bin and all plastic and…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of New Electronics

    Did you get the new iPhone yet? What do you plan on doing with your old one? These are some questions that should be asked about any new electronics. Many company’s work to make the new great electronic device for the year, but this can lead to some serious environmental issues. When someone gets the new iPhone it is not uncommon for them to simply throw away the old one. The same can be said for many other goods such as video games, TVs, printers, etc. However, this leads to a huge amount of…

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  • Reduce Reuse Recycle Essay

    into the house, as well as what you do with it. As they say: “reduce, reuse, recycle.” Reducing your Packaging Waste You have more control than you might imagine over the amount of waste you bring into your home. If you bring it in, it 's not only a chance to make an environmentally friendly disposal choice, but your duty to make sure you do so in a manner that is safe. For instance, many people were swayed…

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  • The Domino Effect Of Password Reuse

    Ives, B., Walsh, K. R., & Schneider, H. (2004). The domino effect of password reuse. Communications Of The ACM, 47(4), 75-78. doi:10.1145/975817.975820 This is a brief cautionary article on the dangers of reusing a password across multiple applications. The authors give several examples of security breaches, but do not do a good job of illustrating that those security breaches were the direct or indirect result of a password re-use. Indeed, some of the incidents were a clear case of…

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  • Reduce Reuse Recycle Analysis

    Virtually everyone who has grown up in the United States knows the saying: “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” And most of us think that in order to save the environment, we must all play a small role by doing things like buying cars with high gas mileage, or using products that are environmentally friendly in one way or another. These kind of ideas have been repeated to many of us our whole lives, but what most don’t realize is that the burden of responsibility for protecting the environment and enacting…

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  • Reduce Reuse Recycle Case Study

    Are any of these options and/or types of programs available in YOUR local community/village/town? Which ones? Explain. In my local area there are a multitude of programs and resources dedicated to “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” For local residents one of the best places to start is the Brisbane City Council as they committed to the goal of zero waste. This means recycling as much as possible as well as putting systems in place to prevent waste being created in the first place. (cite) To help…

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  • Wulpen Water Treatment Project Analysis

    There is a growing interest about recycle and reuse namely for industrial water supply (cooling water in power plants, food processing plants, textile industry) although the parcel of treated effluent that is reused is limited. The most important reuse project in the country is located in Wulpen, where treated wastewater is reused for indirect potable water supply. The Wulpen Water Treatment Project…

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