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Is Recycling Worth the Cost?. By: Onnicha Kiedpool and Farah Nafaa Per. 3. Outline. Is recycling worth the cost and effort? Recycling conserves natural resources Recycling saves disposal capacity Recycling is preferable to land disposal Recycling is a good business. Glass recycling

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Is recycling worth the cost

Is Recycling Worth the Cost?

By: Onnicha Kiedpool and Farah Nafaa

Per. 3


Outline

Outline

  • Is recycling worth the cost and effort?

  • Recycling conserves natural resources

  • Recycling saves disposal capacity

  • Recycling is preferable to land disposal

  • Recycling is a good business


Different types of recycling

Glass recycling

Plastic recycling

Wood recycling

Paper recycling

Soda can recycling

Metals recycling

Yard waste

Batteries

Tires

House-hold chemicals

Different types of recycling


Is recycling worth it

Is recycling worth it?

  • Recycling makes the government lose money, but not as much as dumping trash in landfills

  • When you recycle you get money

  • Recycling reduces air pollution and waste

  • Recycling reduces the need for landfill space


Recycling conserves natural resources

Recycling conserves natural resources

  • Using recycled materials to manufacture new products conserves natural resources.

  • Recycling saves energy to the extraction, processing, and transportation of new materials

  • Transporting new materials may result in enviromental degradation to land, water, air, and ecosystems.


Recycling saves disposal capacity

Recycling saves disposal capacity

  • Recycling and waste reduction can help to minimize the overall amount of trash that needs to be buried or burned

  • Recycling reduces the need to build new expensive landfills


Recycling is preferable to land disposal

Recycling is preferable to land disposal

  • Leaking landfills pollute groundwater and soil

  • Land is not a re-usable source

  • Successful waste reduction techniques can reduce the need for new landfills


Recycling is good business

Recycling is good business

  • They have a lot of recycling markets which create new jobs

  • Recycling provides manufacturing industries with raw materials that are often less expensive then new sources

  • Recycling can save manufacturers and their customers money


Summary

summary

Recycling is a good thing, “trash is cash.” when you recycle things you don’t need you get the money. Recycling works only if manufacturers and consumers actually buy and use recycled materials.We must maintain a long-term outlook on the management of wastes.


Bibliography

Bibliography

Pollution, science in action video series,

VOL.4 TMW Media Group, Venice, CA.

Laurence Pringle(1974) Recycling Resources

Macmillan Publishing Co. New York, NY

Http://www.co.scott.mm.us/xpedio/groups/public/doucumentsweb_files/cs_eh_recyclingframe.hcsp


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