1 Recycle to make the world a better place By Lori Hausvater
Recycling: The process by which discarded materials are collected, sorted, processed and converted into raw materials which are then used in the production of new products.
Common Recyclable Materials Include glass, aluminum, and paper products.
Some Recycling Facts
Recycling Paper Every ton of paper recycled saves more than 3.3 cubic yards of space in a landfill
Recycling Glass Glass never wears out. It can be recycled forever. Most of the bottles and jars that we use contains at least 25% recycled glass in it.
Recycling Aluminum Recycling one aluminum can saves enough energy to run a 100 watt light bulb for 20 hours, a computer for 3 hours, or a TV for two hours.
TO Recycle Or Not To Recycle.That is the question.
Recycling creates 6 X as many jobs as landfilling.
Recycling makes more jobs!
Recycling creates 6 X as many jobs as a landfill will.
For each ton of paper that is recycled, 15 trees are saved.
Recycling conserves our natural resources because it reduces the need for raw materials.
On an average, one person uses up two pine trees worth of paper each year.
How We Can Recycle.
Determine local requirements
Deposit bottles in the bin – not the trash
Bring bags back
-"We all moan and groan about the loss of the quality of life through the destruction of our ecology, and yet each one of us, in our own little comfortable ways, contributes daily to that destruction. It's time now to awaken in each one of us the respect and attention our beloved mother deserves."- Quote byactor,environmental supporter, Ed Asner