Persuasive Speech On Recycling

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Recycling is when you process used materials and use them to make new products in an effort to prevent excessive waste of useful materials, reduce use of new raw materials, reduce energy use, reduce pollution of air and water, reduce need for waste disposal, and to lower greenhouse gas emissions. Recycling is a major part of modern waste management. Many products are recyclable including; glass, paper, metal, plastic, textiles, and electronics. How does it work? Materials that can be recycled are sorted according to type, cleaned, and brought to a collection center or picked up with the trash. Again the materials are sorted and cleaned, then they are processed into new materials and sent to manufacturing companies. Recycling provides companies…show more content…
o 98% of glass bottles in Denmark are refillable and 98% of those are recycled by consumers. Tips 1. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. It is important to reduce the amount of products we consume to reduce the waste we produce. Next, it is important to shift your product consumption to those that are produced from recycled materials. Last, is the option to recycle. It is important to try to recycle anything you can. Some items you may not have thought of recycling can be; batteries, computers, and cell-phones. When the three principles are in balance, refuse destined for the landfill will reduce drastically. 2. Know what products can be recycled. Find out what your local recycling rules are for your area. This will ensure that you don't attempt to recycle something that can not be processed. 3. Purchase only recycled materials. If you shift your consumption to only products that have been recycled you will be contributing to keeping products out of landfills. Also, by purchasing and using only recycled materials you will reduce the consumption of virgin materials, which can be important for resources like

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