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                                                 All about Recycling

Recycling can be defined as a process to create new items from old and used materials. It is a part of waste disposal hierarchy – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Aluminium cans are the most recycled items in the United States. Aluminium can be recycled over and over again and there is no limit to it. Just one recycled can would save enough energy to power a television for 3 hours. According to a report, approximately, 60% of the garbage that ends up in the dustbin could be recycled.

Quick Facts: –

  • An average person generates more than 4 pounds of trash every day and approximately 1.5 tons of solid waste per year.
  • The entire recycling process creates valuable resources for manufacturing industry and conserves finite natural resources.
  • It takes 70% less energy to recycle paper than to make it from the raw material.
  • If all the newspapers are recycled then we could save more than 250 million trees every year.
  • If one glass bottle is recycled then it can save enough energy to light a 100 watt bulb for 4 hours.
  • Each ton of recycled steel can save 2,500 pounds of iron ore 1,400 pounds of coal and 120 pounds of limestone.
  • A 12-foot high wall could be built from NYC to Los Angeles with all of the office and writing paper thrown out in the U.S. each year.
  • The amount of wood and paper that are thrown each year is enough to heat 50,000,000 homes for 20 years.
  • In last 30 years, paper recycling has increased more than 92%.


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