GoingGreen affecting global warming

By: Carolanne Gering

How does Recycling help Global Warming?

  • Well Recycling helps Global Waring because if we recycling newspapers properly we can save 17 trees, 380 gallons of oil, 3 cubic yards of landfill, it can save 4000 kilowatts of energy and 7000 gallons of water.
  • Also Recycling plastic can help global warming because it can save twice as much energy and it can save 70% less energy to recycle plastic than it is to make new raw plastic.
  • After that Recycling glass can help global warming because glass can help save energy and run a 100 watt light bulb for 4 hours. Also Recycling glass can also save 20% less air pollution and 50% less water pollution too.

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How does Recycling reduce water pollution?

  • When we Recycle we can help reduce water pollution by taking all the all the toxic fumes out of the water.
  • Over 5000 million plastic bag can kill over 1000 seabirds and over 100.000 million marine mammals each year.
  • We also can help reduces pollution from entering oceans,lakes,rivers and streams by recycling water from the rain as well.

How does Recycling reduce air pollution?

  • If we recycle we can reduce greenhouse gasses from entering the air.
  • Also recycling plays a role in reducing methane gasses, and some of the methane can cause chronic illnesses.
  • As well Recycling paper can reduce air pollution by 74%.