Recycling

By: Andrea Borrero

Why is it important to recycle?

Recycling is one of the best ways for you to have a positive impact on the world in which we live. Recycling is important to both the natural environment and us. We must act fast as the amount of waste we create is increasing all the time.

What is recycling's greatest economic benefit?

There are many recycling benefits to the economy. As you will learn in a while, it definitely makes perfect business or economic sense to recycle products that can be recycled.

What are the environmental benefits of recycling?

Recycling is the process of collecting and processing materials that would otherwise be thrown away as trash and turning them into new products. Recycling can benefit your community and the environment.

Benefits of Recycling

  • Reduces the amount of waste sent to landfills and incinerators
  • Conserves natural resources such as timber, water, and minerals
  • Prevents pollution by reducing the need to collect new raw materials
  • Saves energy
  • Reduces greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global climate change
  • Helps sustain the environment for future generations
  • Helps create new well-paying jobs in the recycling and manufacturing industries in the United States

Go to this website http://www3.epa.gov/recyclecity/ What did you learn from it?

I learn that we all have to colaborate if we want to havae a real impact in ourlifes and the enviroment, also is not each person responsability is a community compromise. we must need to learn to recycle and then start to make it change and involve others.
How Recycling Works