Debris Removal >> Recycling

Recycling Basics Recycling is the process of collecting and processing materials that would otherwise be thrown away as trash and turning them into new products. Recycling can benefit your community and the environment. Benefits of Recycling Reduces the amount of waste sent to landfills and incinerators.

Conserves natural resources such as timber, water, and minerals; Prevents pollution by reducing the need to collect new raw materials; Saves energy; Reduces greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global climate change; Helps sustain the environment for future generations; Helps create new well-paying jobs in the Recycling and manufacturing industries in the United States. 

Steps to Recycling Materials Recycling includes the three steps below, which create a continuous loop, represented by the familiar recycling symbol. · There are several methods for collecting recycling, including curbside collection, drop-off centers, and deposit or refund programs. Visit How do I.

Common Recycling. After collection, Recycling are sent to a recovery facility to be sorted, cleaned, and processed into materials that can be used in manufacturing. Recycling are bought and sold just like raw materials would be, and prices go up and down depending on supply and demand in the United States and the world. 

More and more of today's products are being manufactured with Recycling content. Common household items that contain recycling materials include: o newspapers and paper towels; o aluminum, plastic, and glass soft drink containers; o steel cans; and o plastic laundry detergent bottles. 

Recycling materials are also used in new ways such as recovered glass in asphalt to pave roads or recovered plastic in carpeting and park benches. By buying new products made from recycling materials you help close the recycling loop. There are thousands of products that contain recycling content. 

When you go shopping, look for: o Products that can be easily Recycling, and o Products that contain recycling content. Here are some of the terms used: o Recycling-content product. This means the product was manufactured with recycling materials, either collected from a recycling program or from waste recovered during the normal manufacturing process. 

Sometimes the label will tell you how much of the content was from recycling materials. o Postconsumer content. This is very similar to recycling content, Recycling but the material comes only from recycling collected from consumers or businesses through a recycling program. o Recyclable product. 

These are products that can be collected, processed and Recycling manufactured into new products after they have been used. These products do not necessarily contain recycling materials. Remember not all kinds of recycling may be collected in your community so be sure to check with your local recycling program before you buy. 

Some of the common products you can find that can be made with Recycling content include: o Aluminum cans o Car bumpers o Carpeting o Cereal boxes o Comic books o Egg cartons o Glass containers o Laundry detergent bottles o Motor oil o Nails o Newspapers o Paper towels o Steel products o Trash bags

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