Good afternoon dear teachers, and colleagues. I would like to introduce
myself to those of you who don’t know me yet. I am ......, a tenth – year
Today I’ll present the most grevious problem that our planet is facing
today, that is the lack of natural resources and our unthoughtful use of
them. Besides, I’m going to tell you briefly how the government of the
United States solves this problem.
Do you know that every year the United States produces so much solid waste
that we could ma ake a line of garbage trucks reaching halfway to the moon?
The amount of rubbish in the world consisted of 40 milliard tones in 1970,
but in 2005 this number is about to reach even 1000 milliard tones. Can you
believe that every year Americans throw away so much food that they could
feed the entire population of Canada for one day? Unfortunately that is
true. The next problem is that space in landfills is running out and
disposal of waste has become troublesome. If we go on living li ike this, the
world’s oil reserves will last only 35 years.
The practice of recycling, reusing, and reducing waste are becoming more
commonplace. In the USA disposal of waste has been developed into big
business. Mostly every country tries to get rid of waste by e
kinds of rubbish to under-developed countries; used computers, donation
clothes to charities could be mentioned as examples. Isn’t it wise and
thoughtful in respect to the poor? Individuals have also taken actions
to reduce landfill waste. For example, newspapers, bottles, tires are
recycled. Those who want to get rid of leftover food and, at the same time,
care about the environment, turn it into rich garden compost. They win
twice: they don’t have garbage and they have an excellent fertilizer for
vegetable and flower gardens.
As you can see, with no room for items such as newspapers, bottles, and old
lumbers at the landfill, we have to come up with many innovative programs
to recycle what was once thought to be trash. Our goal is to provide
answers for our ev veryday life that helps to protect our environment – and
conserve precious natural resources. Everyone has to think deeply what he
can do to save his environment. Everyone is responsible for the weather,
ground and water pollution. By destroying the nature we are destroying
ourselves. We have known these problems for a long time, and they have been
made worse by our way of life. As human kind continues to grow, recycling
effort becomes even more important. It will cost money to make these
changes. But it’s better to
of global warming can’t be reversed. Our government must pay more attention
to organising the cleaning of nature. So we shouldn’t turn a blind eye to
those problems, because our earth is our castle.