The Importance of Recycling

Importance of Recycling on the Environment
​The world we all currently live in is made up of a society with no remorse toward the future of our planet. Recycling is one way the people of the world can preserve our natural resources. The world needs more people to recycle. Recycling will preserve our natural resources, help keep the oceans and our forests clean, and limit the amount of pollution we produce. The world is polluted with recyclable material and will remain polluted unless we act now. Pollution comes in forms of water, air, land and even light, all of which has the possibility of being recycled. Recycling is far more than just bottles and cans. Recycling can be done via many forms and needs to start now.
​Recycling is the process of collecting and processing materials that would otherwise be thrown away as trash and turning them into new products. Recycling can benefit your community and the environment. (EPA) The environment loves recycling, when you can take a consumer product that has been used and worn out and convert in to something new is remarkable. In the process of saving these product it keeps the earth clean as well as our waterways. Recycling save energy as well limits the effects of global warming and health of our aquatic life. Something as simple as recycling a coke can have escalating ripples, but recycling can produce energy and have long lasting effects on our planet. It is believed that recycling can be time consuming as well as tiresome. Recycling can also be seen as uncool. Recycling can also be speculated as “how is one person going to make a difference”. If everyone stooped thinking negatively and worked together as one to better the environment the future will be heading down a brighter path than that of now.
​The amount of energy it take to produce products from raw material is far greater than that of recycled material. In order to get the material to produce products we have to mine for thing like plastic and metals and we...