Benefits Of Recycling

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Successful recycling requires not only participation from the public, but also students. The importance of campus recycling is to preserve the limited quantity of resources that are used to produce common university materials. It’s every student’s responsibility to be informed about the demand of materials they use daily, and the current ways those materials are being reused and recycled. Recycling has become one of the most important movements that promote sustainability for our environment and future generations. Although there is disagreement about recycling’s immediate benefits, or if the time and energy spent on recycling is worth the cost, the benefits recycling has on our environment outweigh the impact it has on our time and wallets. …show more content…
The extra room recycling bins take up can be an unattractive waste of space since there are so many different materials that should be recycled separately. According to Paul Nastu from the Environmental Leader nearly 25% of Americans don’t recycle, so why does it make a difference if one person recycles or doesn’t recycle? "Recycling is what it is, but it 's not saving the earth," says Samantha MacBride, an assistant professor at Baruch College in New York City, and the author of "Recycling Reconsidered." Quoted in Sara Dover’s article “Is recycling worth it?” In MacBride’s book, it’s explained that the clear majority of solid wastes are still burned or buried, generating the illusion of progress while allowing industry to maintain the status quo and place responsibility on consumers and local …show more content…
Being informed, and caring about the importance of reduce, reuse, and recycle is key to understanding why recycling is so important. Being proactive now will benefit not only the environment, but future generations to come. The underlying importance as Nedra McDaniel claims, she always assumed that her trash was sorted somewhere before it entered the landfill. It made her realize what her family could do by reducing waste, by simply making some simple changes to reduce landfill waste of toxic materials and conserve more natural resources.” The impact one person can make by recycling can really show that they care about the

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