The Positive Effects Of Recycling Essay

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Have you ever asked yourself what are the positive effects of recycling? Good morning Ms. Beth & classmates. Today, I will inform you about the positive effects of recycling. First, I'm going to talk about the environmental effects. Then, I'll talk about how recycling saves natural resources. After that, I'll mention some of the economic effects. Finally, I'm going to explain how recycling saves energy. So what is recycling? According to resident life, recycling is the reprocessing of materials into new products to reduce the use of raw materials that would have been used such as paper, aluminum, plastic, and glass. Let’s start with the first effect. The first effect is protecting the environment. Recycling protects the environment in many …show more content…
According to Eschool Today, natural resources are "materials or substances occurring in natural such as water, wood, natural gas, coal, and iron". In my presentation, I'll just mention saving trees. As you know, 40% of our wastes are from paper. If we recycled these papers, we could conserve millions and millions of trees. According to IN, Americans saved 714 million trees and 292 million gallons of water by recycling 42 million tons of newsprint, can you imagine how big are these numbers? And if you don’t know, one piece of paper could be recycled 7 times before it ruins, which gives us the ability to save a very huge amount of trees around the whole …show more content…
It from one hand saves money by decreasing the amount of money spent because recycled items would be cheaper than new ones. For example, using new aluminum costs doubles the price of recycled aluminum. According to my research, the Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn, New York, measured that recycling its cardboard and plastic reduced the waste by more than 50% which saved $25,000 a year. In addition, it allows employment opportunities by giving people the ability to have private business instead of government job such as AlArfaj Company in Kuwait which collects and recycles more than 4,000 tons of wastes monthly. According to my research, over than 2.3 million people in 2011 worked on recycling businesses, and for every 1 job in governmental entity, there are 4 jobs in the recycling industry. Also according to udemy blog, in some states like, Michigan, California, and Vermont, government encourage people to recycle by giving them monetary compensation which will economize the money spent on manufacturing new products. This monetary gives them extra beneficial cash even though it will not make them

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