Benefits of Recycling

The Benefits of Recycling

There are many benefits of recycling, and it is very easy to do!  According to the Environmental Protection Agency, recycling:

  • Protects and expands U.S. manufacturing jobs and increases
    U.S. competitiveness.
  • Reduces the need for sending materials to landfills and incineration facilities.
  • Prevents pollution caused by the manufacturing of products from raw materials.
  • Saves energy.
  • Decreases emissions of greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change (also known as "global warming")
  • Conserves natural resources such as timber, water and minerals.
  • Helps sustain the environment for future generations.

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