Use and re-use - Eduqas

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What does a life-cycle assessment measure the effect on?

2

What is the name given to the substances used to make a product?

3

Which of these is part of the manufacturing stage of a life-cycle assessment?

4

A household wants to get rid of a one-year-old vacuum cleaner, which still works. Which of these disposal methods will have the least impact?

5

Mixed household waste is often sent to a recyling centre. Which of these processes is the most important before recycling the materials?

6

What is the greatest energy input in the recycling of glass bottles?

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What effect does metal recycling have on the availability of ores in the Earth?

8

What is the main disadvantage with recycled paper?

9

How can iron food cans be separated from aluminium drinks cans at a recyling plant?

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Recycling aluminium saves about 90% of the energy needed to manufacture new aluminium. Why does aluminium need so much energy to be extracted?