Recycling benefit us

Essay by chiglish27College, UndergraduateA, February 2009

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Recycling benefit us

Why we do recycling, because we only have one earth, and in this modern society, we all need to think about what will happen in the future. Recycling is not the one way that we can help to save the earth for the future but also benefit the society. United States is the nation that consumes the most products, and that is the reason why the US needs to worry about recycling more than any other country. Some of the materials such as plastic that we throw away take thousands of years to decompose, and some materials like aluminum, glasses, and paper, can be easily recycled and doing so recycle them is a greater benefit more than just throwing it away. For example "It takes 95% less energy to make aluminum by recycling it than by producing it from its natural ore, bauxite. It costs less too."

And also "Recycling and reusing the material in "tin" cans reduces energy use by 74%, air pollution by 85%, solid waste by 95%, and water pollution by 76%. (Cite 2) For those reasons we should create less waste and at the same time support the recycling programs. Since we will have more materials for the future and less resource will be in the trash so more resources can be used efficiently. In addition, we need to understand how businesses benefit society and environment by producing products from recycled materials

One important topic that should be discussed is how businesses will be affected by recycling. Cited "The plastics industry is one of the largest manufacturing industries in the United States, accounting for more than $ 379 billion dollars in annual shipments" (cite 1) Some people could say that recycling is bad for business because the cost of making goods from...