Evergreen Science

Book: Evergreen Science

Chapter: 16. Sustainable Management of Natural Resources

Subject: Biology - Class 10th

Q. No. 13 of Periodic Test

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What do the three R’s refer to? Explain the main purpose of following these strategies in daily life.

The three R’s means Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Reduce means less use of resources like switching off lights, fans, television, computers, music players when not in use. Closing the taps while brushing teeth, repairing the faulty taps from which water leaks. Reuse means using things again and again like we can write on both sides of a paper, we can give our unused and old things to needy and poor people, bottles of jams, jellies, pickles when finished can be used to store other things etc. Recycle means using recycling technology new things can be produced from old ones like old newspaper, glass bottles, plastics etc. 3R’s approach is the best technique to save our environment.

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