The Importance of Recycling

1607 Words Mar 19th, 2012 7 Pages
Today we have a serious problem with pollution, resulting not only soil contamination, environmental, noise or air, we can significantly reduce this impact all being aware and knowing that recycling is reuse; if we make a daily habit will give more life to our planet.

On the other hand, if we see further recycling is environmental sustainability and if done properly would take advantage of a more effective way of natural resources.

But really know what is recyclable? Is a physical-chemical or mechanical process is to submit to a substance or a product already used to a cycle of total or partial treatment for a commodity or a new product. Could also be defined as the raw materials from waste, introducing them back into the cycle of
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Glass recycling saved a ton of resources for every ton produced, reduce by 75% mining waste involved in their production and reduce pollution resulting there from by 20%.

Plastics

The main problem with plastics is due to a completely inappropriate use of it, because it is a very resistant and durable, used to make objects that have use for a very short space of time, which are then thrown into the trash. This is evident with the variety of bags, plastic packaging and disposable products.

Plastics are materials of great variety. Although they have a common origin, are polymers made from oil, but its molecular structure varies greatly from one plastic to another.
Ferrous scrap

Tin cans are so easy to recycle as aluminum, and recycled saves huge amounts of energy and resources.

Recycling steel and tin cans saves 74% of the energy used to produce virgin materials; at least 70% to 80% tin is recovered by recycling a can. Cans may be crushed, cut the bottom to save space. Containing aerosol cans are difficult to recycle for its explosive contents; it is preferable not to buy. The scrap metal is recyclable, but should be reasonably free of other materials.

Aluminum

It is also very easy to recycle and get a good price in the market, so many projects include recycling the cans.
It is suitable to crush cans to store
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