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Spanish Plastic

Avoid drips and leaks from faucets. Simply washing dripping tap means a loss of 100 liters of water a month. There are market shower heads low. The taps can be placed flow reducers (aerators). Dual flush systems or partial discharge to the toilet can save a great amount of water. GARBAGE domestics Every Spanish citizen, according to IDEA, generates on average more than 600 kg of waste per year. Over 65% of all waste generated in Espna is recoverable or recyclable. TYPES: Organic matter: the organic agriculture waste can be recovered principally as fertilizer (compost).

Plastic: Keep in mind that all plsticos are made from oil. Therefore, by eating plastic, it contributes to the depletion of a nonrenewable resource. Paper and cardboard recycling are easy: in fact, in Spain, are recycled every year more than two and a half million tons of paper, although a similar amount is sent to landfills or incinerators. Adems of deforestation, recycling of paper reduces water consumption by 86% and 65% energy on. For each page that is recycled, saving the energy equivalent to running for an hour, two energy saving light bulbs of 20 watts.

Glass: 100% recyclable. For every bottle that is recycled saves the energy needed to have a TV on for three hours or the energy they need five energy-saving lamps of 20 W for 4 hours. Cans: Its use is a major cost of energy, the energy needed to manufacture an aluminum soda can, you might have to operate a TV for two hours. Bricks: They are made from thin layers of cellulose, aluminum and plastic that are very difficult to separate, making it difficult to recycle. And remember: Whenever possible, choose products that are not accompanied by superfluous packaging or packaged. Choose family-size products. Avoid packaging waste. Moderate use of aluminum foil and plastic wrap. Refuse bags do not need. Try to always carry your own shopping bag. Pay close attention to when purchasing products called “disposable”; think if you are truly indispensable. You should always prefer a glass container a metal, paper and a plastic one

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