Although, some cities have landfills, where waste are treat.
There are many others, where there are open dumps without any treatment, affecting the environment with a tremendous negative impact, and where often we can see people collecting things that they believe that serve them, and even food, so there are in serious health risks.
WHERE DOES THE PROBLEM OCCUR? As we all know, pollution is part of the world, many countries are responsible for the problem. This is a list of countries that produce more waste .
05/04/11 Countries Household waste annually kg/people United States Australia Canada New Zealand Norway Denmark Finland Netherlands Switzerland Belgium Sweden Japan France Great Britain Italy Spain 200.000.000 10.000.000 12.600.000 1.528.000 1.700.000 2.946.000 1.200.000 5.400.000 2.146.000 3.082.000 2.500.000 40.225.000 15.500.000 15.816.000 14.041.000 8.028.000 875 680 525 488 415 399 399 381 366 313 300 288 288 282 246 214
Recycling is not exactly a new idea, but it is only moved to a more important aspect of everyone's lives. Within the last few years. We are still slow in progress in the green world, but some things have been accomplished. Is this enough? The answer is NO .
We need to continue to focus our efforts on more green ideas, conservation, and of course, recycling.
Some people, however, just cannot be convinced. For those skeptics, here's a list of things that might happen if YOU DON'T RECYCLE .
that is not recycled could go into landfills or be dumped into the ocean.
Landfills can pollute water and leak methane gas into the atmosphere.
You don't want that,
Direct effects: if we don't recycle we have to cut down more trees which produces oxygen for breathing. Some simple consequences of NOT RECYCLING Secondary effects p lastics not recycled and put into landfills as well as electronic items leach lead and other toxins into the water table. Energy effects It takes more energy to do initial production of products than it does to recycle products like metals and glass.
CONSEQUENCES If there was ever a time to recycle it is now. We have been waiting too long and we have taken NO action. If we do not recycle our Earth will be scarred and polluted with garbage. Never give up for the sake of the inhabitants of our planet!!!!
Today we brought to you the THREE containers for recycling .
Containers of recycling What do you pull in them 05/04/11 Green container Yes NO Glass bottles of any color. Glass jars, and perfume jars. Crystal Light bulbs, mirrors, window glass, fluorescent tubes.
05/04/11 Blue container Yes NO Newspapers and magazines Propaganda Small cardboard boxes (crackers, detergent) Egg cartons Paper bags. Bricks Diapers Dirty or waxed paper, metallic or plastic-coated.