something that can be used up (consumed), such as food or fuel.
process of using goods and services.
the way something is spread out over an area.
electronic devices or their parts that have been thrown away.
system of production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
process by which natural resources are extracted and removed from the earth.
gas in the atmosphere, such as carbon dioxide, methane, water vapor, and ozone, that absorbs solar heat reflected by the surface of the Earth, warming the atmosphere.
site where garbage is layered with dirt and other absorbing material to prevent contamination of the surrounding land or water.
system where raw materials are collected and transformed into products, which are eventually discarded as waste.
lightweight, high-density rechargeable battery commonly used for electronics.
inorganic material that has a characteristic chemical composition and specific crystal structure.
process of extracting ore from the Earth.
a material that humans take from the natural environment to survive, to satisfy their needs, or to trade with others.
natural resource that exists in a limited supply.
deposit in the Earth of minerals containing valuable metal.
the many ways in which students can share their creative work with peers for constructive feedback and then use this feedback to revise and improve their work.
matter that needs to be processed into a product to use or sell.
to clean or process in order to make suitable for reuse.
in the zero-waste hierarchy, modifying how products are produced, sold, and how waste is managed.
resource that can replenish itself at a similar rate to its use by people.
panel or series of panels where sketches are arranged in chronological order; used to prepare for a film, TV show, commercial, etc.
to recycle one or more items to create an object that is worth more than the original product.
material that has been used and thrown away.
process and philosophy that advocates for redesigning products and patterns of consumption with the goal of producing no waste.