We Must Stop The Garbage Essay

903 Words Oct 23rd, 2016 4 Pages
Do you recycle? What if I told you are landfills are overflowing and if we don’t start doing something about the waste we will have it everywhere. How many people read a magazine on a daily basis? How many people pitch it in the trashcan when they are done? How many people drink a water or pop and throughout the day? How many of those people pitch it in the trash can when they are done? We are all guilty of not recycling and when we don’t recycle we are gradually killing the earth.
Today we are faced with are landfills overflowing. This is the result of not recycling. If we would all just take the time and sort are recyclables from the trash we would be doing our planet a favor. Since our landfills are overflowing this is causing are landfills to get bigger. What this leads to is us hurting our environment because the landfills have to expand into those areas where plants and animals are living. Will be killing off the ecosystem if we are not careful. According to Do Something.org, “we go through 1.5 tons of trash a year and that comes down to four pounds of trash a day.” Just think about the amount of trash we will go through in our lifetime. This is why we need to recycle. Not only to help our environment, but also ourselves because before we know it we are going to end up living in our own waste and I don’t think any of us want that. We also should recycle a lot more than what we are doing now because according to Conserve Energy Future, “Size of landfills site will…

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