A successful college or university campus recycling campaign depends upon the entire process being profitable to the remanufacturer that is organizing the recycling effort. The benefits of a good recycling program, however, are evident including removing waste from landfills as well as providing a new market for the recyclable materials to be made into new products.
Recycling is something that everyone should do, as we all know, but many of us don't because the sorting of all that waste can be time-consuming as you try to figure out what is supposed to go where. Even those of us who do make the effort can sometimes still get confused.
College campuses across the country are beginning to emphasize the importance of sustainability to their students. However, leading by example is a much more effective way to create change! Taking steps to move towards a zero waste cafeteria is a great first step in the journey to sustainability.
Even today's environmentalists agree that keeping up with the many advances in recycling technology is challenging. Because of that, it's difficult to know what can and can't go in your recycling bins, at home or in the office.
The year 2017 ushered in a new era in how we manage environmental degradation and climate change, an era that requires the utmost in personal responsibility from each of us. Without government commitment to the programs we relied on, it's up to us.
Recycling can be annoying. It's another extra thing added to your already busy day.
Plastic Caps On or Off?The confusion about leaving caps on or off bottles and jars is the result of the rapid improvement in technologies that sort and process recyclables, and the way the internet doesn't take down old information. In a rapidly changing field, interested consumers need to check the dates on information carefully to be current.
Recycling glass is the perfect use of the technology; glass does not biodegrade over time, and the materials and energy needed to make new glass from silica, soda, and lime uses more resources, and releases more carbon dioxide into the environment, then remelting and remaking new glass products from old. Glass can be recycled into new containers forever.
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