What is Recycling?
means turning waste into something new. Metal, glass, plastic and paper are often recycled. Composting is
recycling too. Fruits, vegetables and dead plants can be composted
. They become fertilizer for living plants. Your
old clothes and toys can be given away. They do not need to become more trash. Recycling reduces
the amount of
trash we put in landfills
also uses less energy
than throwing trash
away. You can reduce
your carbon footprint
. You can minimize the
number of landfills
around the world.
Do You Recycle?
Do you buy recycled
and buying recycled
products helps the
lets things in your garbage
be made into new objects.
plastic bottles can be made into jackets. Glass and tire pieces can be ground up. This will become gravel
and sand to fix roads. Food can be composted
and used to help the soil. Some resources
many times. Paper can be recycled
only a few times. Each time it is
, more of the fibers
are broken. This lowers the quality of the paper. The paper is then
used for toilet paper, paper towels, and newspaper. Recycling
saves millions of tons of garbage
from going into a landfill