Published September 7, 2018
Recycling is an easy and effective way to help our planet. Learn more about the benefits of recycling and become a waste wizard today.
If you've ever seen a landfill, it shouldn't come as a surprise that humans make a huge amount of garbage. Sadly, the problem seems to only be getting worse:
The more we recycle, the less ends up in landfills, incinerators, and worse places, like our oceans. Because of this, recycling is among the best ways to make a positive impact on our world.
When an item is recycled, its natural resources (say, the aluminum in a drinking can) are used to their fullest potential. In fact, recycling 1000 kg (2204.6 lbs) of each of the following...
So next time you have the opportunity to recycle, remember that you're not only giving natural resources a second life, but also saving trees, oil, and water and greatly reducing the amount of waste that ends up in landfills. Always remember to to recycle whenever possible, and encourage others to do the same!
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