What is Recycling?
means turning waste into something new. Metal and glass can be recycled
. Plastic and paper
can be recycled too. Composting
is also recycling. Fruits, vegetables, and dead plants can be composted
They become fertilizer for living plants. Your old clothes can be donated. Your old toys can be given away. Then they do not become
reduces the trash we put in landfills
. Recycling also uses less energy.
your carbon footprint
. This will make less landfills
in the world.
Do You Recycle?
Do you buy recycled
helps the environment. Buying recycled
products also helps the environment. Recycling makes your garbage
into new products. Recycled
plastic bottles can become jackets. Glass and tire pieces can be ground up. They become gravel and sand. Gravel and sand can be used to
fix roads. Food can be composted
. It can be used to help the soil. Some things can be recycled
times. Paper can be recycled
only a few times. Every time it is recycled
, more fibers
are broken. This lowers the quality of the paper. Recycled paper can become newspaper. It can become paper towels. It can even become
toilet paper. Recycling
saves millions of tons of garbage
. That is less garbage
into a landfill