Recycling

By Kirsten & Georgia

What is recycling?

  • Recycling is a way of reusing items that would otherwise be discarded.
  • Using again
  • To covert into reusable materials.

Who invented recycling?

  • It's impossible to locate the first person that ever recycled unless we had a time machine to go back in time.
  • Paper recycling was invented in 1690 by the Rittenhouse family of Philadelphia.

Where do recycled items go?

When did people start recycling?

  • Recycling is nothing new, people have been doing it for thousands of years.
  • A long time ago

How do you recycle?

  • Find ways of recycling different materials, many materials can be recycled such as paper, plastic, metal and grass. Other items such as furniture and vehicles can also be recycled.
  • Buy products that can be recycled such as glass, jars and tin cans.

Why do we recycle?

  • Mostly because its the right thing to do.
  • If we didn't recycle most of the trees would be gone due to paper
  • So we don't waste