Renewable and non-renewable resources

 

  • Natural resources 

    • resources that come from nature.

  • Renewable resources

    • these resources cant run out (water, wind, solar)

  • Non-renewable resources

    • are resources that have a limit. (Coal, gold, oil) once they are used up there wont be anymore. 

  • Fossil fuels

    • are fuels that contain carbon, they are deposits in earth in the form of decayed plants and animals. 

  • Recycling

    • processing waste materials so that it can be used again.


Unwise usage of resources


  • Resources are damaged 
  • Resources are used up more quickly.

 e.g.) soil erosion due to poor farming methods, Cutting down trees and then not replacing them with young tress. 

         

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