An Essay On Recycling

Essay by PaperNerd ContributorCollege, Undergraduate November 2001

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Did you know that we have a BIG problem in our world? The problem is that there is too much waste being produced by humans. Waste is left over material like paper, lunch bags, cans, bottles, plastic bags, wood and metal. Waste is stuff we throw into the garbage because we do not want to use it no more. It's stinky and filling up the landfill sites. We are littering and polluting the land, water and the air we breathe. It's just too easy to throw papers and other stuff you don't need on the ground. Too much garbage hurts our environment and the animals. When the landfills are full, where are we going to put all that garbage?! We don't want it in our backyard! Instead of recycling, we throw most of our waste away. People litter too much and create too much air pollution. Nobody cares about our world anymore.

The problem is that people are throwing away things that can be recycled or composted, like plastic, bottles, cans and apple cores. More people need to learn how to recycle so that there is less waste. Many people still don't care enough to do anything about this problem. Many people simply don't want to recycle. We need to get more people involved in recycling to make a big difference - to make our planet a nice, clean and better place. Everyone needs to take better care of the world and think about the world's future. Think about it. People really need to use the four R's: Recycle, Reuse, Reduce and Rethink. Our class has thought about other R's: Repair, Reclaim and Responsibility. Some people are trying to make a difference by using these R's as much as they can...

Waste pollutes the world. This affects everybody. We have...