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View Resource Trash Stool Project

This document from Tami Katz provides an outline for a classroom unit on designing a stool using only disposable and recyclable materials. In the project, students will consider the question: "What is trash?" and the differences between disposable and recyclable materials. The activity is intended to be done in small groups; this unit was used in an interior design level 2/3 course. This...

View Resource Aluminum in Trucks, Trailers and Busses

A brief two page fact sheet from the European Aluminium Association (EAA). It includes facts related to aluminum history, environmental benefits, recycling, application, and safety.

View Resource Sustainability of the European Aluminium Industry 2010

This report by the European Aluminium Association (EAA) was created to analyze and document the efforts of Europe?s aluminum industry to remain competitive, grow, and become more environmentally friendly. Recommendations and reviews are formed based on 34 ?Sustainable Development Indicators.? New in the 2010 report is the use sustainability indicators to address the use of aluminum in key applic...

View Resource Aluminum: The Element of Sustainability

This report by The Aluminum Association reviews the North American use of aluminum over the past 20 years in order to improve industry emissions, efficiency, recycling, and to address the challenges ahead in regards of sustainability. Challenges faced with sustainability include technological progress, energy and resource use, waste minimization and elimination, business operations, and product...

View Resource Exploring Waste and Recycling: Ore Minerals and Mining

This resource, created by faculty at Red Rocks Community College, will introduce students to the concept of sustainability in terms of waste products and recycling practices, primarily focusing on ore mining. The activity places students in charge of a hypothetical mining operation. It has a primary goal having students consider all the waste involved in obtaining these minerals and best...

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