16 terms

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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conservation
the wise use and protection of natural resources
environment
the surroundings that an organism lives in
natural resource
materials in the environment that are useful to people
renewable resource
resources that nature replaces as they are being used
nonrenewable
resources that nature cannot replace as fast as they are used
waste
without any use or benefit
recycle
to change waste into a new and useable produce
reduce
lowering the amount of waste produced by a person or whole society
reuse
using a product more than once
landfill
a location for the disposal of waste
environmentally friendly
does not damage the physical, chemical, and biological factors in which a living organism or community exists
pollution
the presence of harmful substances in the environment
energy efficient
uses less energy to produce results
green
friendly to the environment
disposal
getting rid of; throwing away
compost
partly decomposed organic material that is used as fertilizer
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