Recycling Speech

776 WordsOct 13, 20104 Pages
Introduction: There are many different reasons and advantages of recycling old materials to turn into new, similar products. Recycling benefits relate to many different areas, some of which could greatly improve the air we breathe, and the environment. Today I will talk to you about the importance of recycling, what we can do to save the earth and its natural resources. Conservation, energy, pollution, and landfill reduction are four of the major reasons why we are not going to be around as long as we would like. We as Americans use approximately 3 to 7 planets to support our lifestyles, if we were to reduce, reuse make do and do without some of the things in our life that we could live without we would save some of the things that are…show more content…
Not only save money, have you also reduced the demand for such fossil fuels coal, oil, and natural gas. Less burning of fossil fuels also means lower emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), the primary contributor to global warming, and other pollutants. This is another important reason why we should recycle more, in order to reduce the impact landfills have on the surrounding environment. A. Landfill has affected our environment in many ways and we need to stop it, we are the only ones who can, yes we have some help from other agencies and some from the government. This is not enough we as Americans have to be the ones to make it happen. B. The process of recycling not only helps to conserve the levels of certain raw materials, but it also helps to conserve energy in the production of new products. Transition: Now I will talk to you on how to reuse some of the old things that we normally would just throw away. A. Buy less, borrow and share more, this is the key to Conclusion: You do not have to do without to achieve these savings. There is now an energy efficient alternative for almost every kind of appliance or light fixture. That means that consumers have a real choice and the power to change their energy use on a revolutionary scale. The average American produces about 40,000 pounds of CO2 emissions per year. Together, we use nearly a million dollars worth of energy every
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