Posted by Ava in Recycling
on Jun 29th, 2012 | 0 comments
What really goes into the process of recycling?
As the world is constantly seeking ways to sustain the environment, recycling is a word that is mentioned repeatedly. Most people know the basics of recycling, but not everybody knows how the process of recycling actually works. You may have neatly marked boxes designated for your particular items to be recycled—paper, cans, bottles, etc.—and you may drop them off regularly at the local recycling facility and never think of those items again. But what happens once they leave your house?
The journey for recycled products is a long and complex one. The...
Posted by Marti in Recycling
on Jun 22nd, 2012 | 0 comments
1. Convert (waste) into reusable material.
2. Return (material) to a previous stage in a cyclic process.
Benefits of Recycling
Recycling stimulates jobs and US competitiveness.
Recycling saves room in landfills and reduces incineration.
Recycling prevents pollution from production of products made from virgin materials.
Recycling saves energy.
Recycling decreases greenhouse gas emissions.
Recycling conserves natural resources such as timber, water, and minerals.
Recycling helps sustain the environment for future generations.
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