The Pros And Cons Of Recycling

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What is Better Than Recycling? No, wait before you dump the trash! Have you ever been told to sort through your trash? Not all, but a few have. Several families recycle all the time, unlike others. Some people may not even know what recycling is or know of the innovations that is involved. Most people do not because they think it does not change much and others do not because they do not get paid for it. Many would like to propose that recycling should be mandatory everywhere in the United States. What citizens do not know is that when they are recycling, they are contributing big help to their environment. Recycling could help reduce the size of landfills, conserve natural resources, and lastly it can bring together different groups and communities (“Recycling” 1). Recycling help lower the pull on the community. As the population continue to grow, it will eventually become too hard for the landfills to hold because it will be so much trash; which will cause health problems in their community. It helps decrease pollution little by little. There are materials that may not look reusable, reused! Things like old bottles or rubber tires are common features of many landfills. Recycling gives items …show more content…
The most understood definitions of recycling are “to adapt to a new use” and “to make ready for reuse” (Palliser 1). When recycling is taking place, you are taking old materials and making them into new reusable products. In the 1980’s recycling went mainstream due to a “landfill crisis”(King 3). The landfill crisis was a crisis when medical waste washed up onto beaches. This crisis caught many news reporters attention.This led to the popularity of recycling. Some also have said that World War I and II was the reason behind it. It is also known that hippies were the first to begin refashioning old materials. They collected clothes that looked overworn to sell to those who created

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