Pros and Cons


  • Reduces the amount of trash, waste and pollution.
  • It makes people reuse their products several times.
  • A lot of the products that are recyclable are also compostable and can create new soil.
  • People can earn money when they collect cans and bottles instead of throwing them away.
  • It is cheaper to buy recycled products.


  • It costs millions of dollars to set up recycling centers.
  • It is difficult to get people to participate in recycling because it is more time consuming.
  • Businesses can't pay people who bring bottled and cans in if the business is in debt.

Danielle Zacharias and Baylee Bobele