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The Impact of Recycling on the Environment

30 Oct, 2014 0 comments All life areas

Recycling is a process that involves identifying, collecting, sorting, and processing recyclable material to make new products and to keep the recyclable material from otherwise causing damage to the environment. You may already know the three R’s of recycling: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.

So, what exactly is the impact of recycling on the environment? Why go through all the trouble? Let’s first look at the benefits of recycling:

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The 3 R’s our Environmental Future Depends on

21 Feb, 2014 0 comments All life areas

Every year, we throw billions of tons of waste material in the form of food, drink cans, glass bottles, and plastic and metal waste. More than 30% of that waste comes from packaging materials alone! And where does all this waste go? Almost 90% of this waste resides in some dump or landfill, where it takes almost 100 years for material like clothes to decompose naturally. Material like glass doesn’t easily break down, and can be found in perfect form even after a couple centuries.

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