By alex, 9/7/2018
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, here's just an idea of how much energy recycling can save: