Recycling And Its Effects On The Environment Essay

808 Words Apr 25th, 2016 4 Pages
Recycling can really make a tremendous difference in the environment and it is something that more and more people should begin to do. People in Mexico, have to drive to a recycling center to do their recycling. We have become a society that is built on accessibility. The less accessible something is, the less likely we are to do it. Imagine if movie theaters were unavailable in the area and closest theater was in St Louis. The long drive would probably deter you from going to the movies. You most likely would wait until the movie you want to see is on video so you could rent it at the local video store. Just like you would not want to drive all the way to St Louis to go to the movies many people do not want to drive across town to do their recycling.
Most people want grocery stores, restaurants, and even their jobs close to where they live. We like these kinds of amenities to be accessible to us. If you had to drive two hours to work every day coworkers would probably ask why you do not find a job closer to home. This is because there is a limited amount of time during the day and to make life easier we have found accessibility to be beneficial. I believe Mexico would benefit from a curbside recycling program because it is the most convenient way to recycle.
I have noticed that since moving to Mexico there are no curbside recycling bins. I grew up in the Pacific Northwest for a big portion of my life. This part of the county takes pride in saving the environment. The…

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