Recycling Vocabulary

This set of words if for a Science activity next week. It is not for our weekly testing.
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reuse
to use again
landfill
an area where garbage is dumped and covered with dirt
organic
grown only with natural fertilizers
biodegradable
able to be broken down by tiny organisms
raw materials
things in nature that people use to make things
recycle
to make new things from old materials
compost
a soil like mixture made from rotting plant and animal matter
pollution
the introduction of harmful materials into our soil, air, or water
environment
the surroundings in which a person, animal, or plant lives
disposable
meant to be thrown away after one use
conservation
the wise use of water, land, and other resources to minimize waste or loss
trash
things that are thrown away
natural resource
something in nature that helps support life or meets people's needs
hazardous waste
toxic things that are thrown away that harm the earth and living things
reduce
to use less or make less waste