What usually happens after we use things is we just simply throw them away in trash bins. However, over the past few years, we’ve learned that just disposing of our garbage can bring serious repercussions to our environment. That’s because landfills, the locations where our trash piles up, sorted out for any usable materials and then filled with land thereafter are slowly becoming more and more overcrowded. There are several landfills that are being established to answer the need for space for our trash but it’s becoming inefficient. Recycling and reusing things is a better solution as it helps the environment recuperate and also brings a lot of benefits on our part. Continue reading Recycling and Reusing
Everyone wants to give a bright future for their children. With that thought in mind, we must take steps in order for our children to even have futures. The problem in global warming has been increasing at an alarming extent that anyone and everyone should take responsibility. It’s not just the government officials, businesses, industries or environmental rights group. Each person has a role in the preservation of the environment and one way we can do that is through recycling. Continue reading Recycling for the Next Generation
What is Recycling? Impact and Importance of Recycling
Have you been wondering “what is recycling?” Well, I will attempt to answer that and many more questions in this article. Recycling can be done in a lot of different forms. When we talk about small-scale recycling, it is basic and simple. Whenever you find a new purpose for something old, you are recycling it. For instance, turning cereal boxes into magazine holders is a form of small-scale recycling. However, recycling has a much wider scope. It becomes complex when we talk about large-scale recycling.
At a large-scale, consumer goods are recycled into raw materials, which are further turned into new consumer goods. Some examples of large-scale materials include office, paper, aluminium cans, steel from buildings and plastic. These materials are recycled in large quantities. In fact, many municipal programs are involved with mass collection of such materials.
Usually, a recycled product takes a different form from the original material. For instance, when we recycle paper, the new product contains ink residue. It also has shorter fibres than paper made from wood pulp. Due to this reason, recycling is not used in some industries. In this case, paper used in phosphatase or copy machines is not recycled.