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WHY DO WE NEED TO RECYCLE PLASTICS?

  • Plastics is one of the most serious environmental issues.
  • The use of plastics has increased over the years and it has become a large part of the waste.
  • Recycling plastics saves landfill space. (1 ton of plastics saves 7.4 cubic yards of landfill space)
  • 1 plastic bottle can save enough energy to power a 60-watt light bulb for 6 hours.
  • Recycling plastics reduces water pollution. (The chemicals in plastics pollutes the soil as well as water)

Step 1: Materials

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YOU WILL NEED:
  • Plastic bottles (washed and unwrapped)
    • They can be colored bottles too
  • Standard lamp fixture
  • Light bulb (LED)
  • Glue gun
  • Scissors
  • Olfa knife or Exacto knife
 

Clever re-use! And attractive, too!