Recycling Pro's and Con's

Jessica Mendez

Pro's of recycling

  • Recycling can reduce carbon dioxide by 850 pounds a year
  • Recycling saves large amounts of energy. (Ex. It takes more energy to produce a new aluminum can than to create are cycled can.)
  • Recycling creates more jobs.
  • Recycling is earth friendly.
  • You gain money when you take your bottles to a recycling center to sell.

Con's of Recycling

  • Bottles may be sorted wrong, therefore creates mixed plastics and aluminum cans.
  • Costs money to create recycling centers.
  • Takes time and money.