Essay Recycling : A Major Solution For A Biggest Problem

1797 Words Dec 11th, 2015 null Page
We are living in the twenty-first century where convenience is everything. We use both nature and technology for our convenience and then throw them in the garbage after we are done with them. We don’t think for our actions even once. But these actions of ours are creating the unimaginable environmental plights like global warming, and climate change which, if not taken care of, will lead us to an era of burning heat, toxic air, and tremendous amount of deaths followed by the possible extinction of all beings on Earth. The United States, in particular, is greatly responsible for this, where more than “160 million tons of solid wastes are produced annually” which is about “more than 3 pounds per person each day” (“Recycling: A Major Solution For a Major Problem”). To solve this problem, we need a drastic change in our wasteful lifestyle and even a small town in Louisiana, Monroe, can help combat this problem by stepping up its recycling efforts.
As recycling is very important, we must implement large scale recycling throughout the world. Mass awareness program should be organized which addresses the different recycling procedures and helps people to recycle in more efficient and convenient manners. “There is a need for a complete rethinking of ‘waste’ - a rethinking that calls for waste not to be called waste at all! There is a clear need for the current approach of waste disposal that is focused on municipalities and uses high energy/high technology, to move more towards…

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