The Necessary Obligations Essay

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Though the simplistic words reduce, recycle, and reuse, are a part of most American citizens’ vocabulary and the tasks themselves may seem even arbitrary to some, the obligation to reduce, recycle, and reuse is detrimental to the stability of our nation and the planet. For the majority that has heard of the waste hierarchy, reduce, recycle, and reuse, and know the basics of what it is, I doubt that many of us give a second thought to the catastrophic effects that are stealthily rendering our plant uninhabitable. The first crucial steps for fighting the wastefulness of not reducing and the refrainment from not reusing materials, that are deemed “garbage,” have already been initiated. The already commenced steps being, there are …show more content…
Considering it is optimistic for the acceptance of in-depth education at the college level, we must start, in this current era, at the university level. While in the past jobs mainly required a High School Diploma solely as a prerequisite; now a person is required to have a least a college degree in higher fields of work to be considered useful. This in turn means that if administrators are to make universities environmentally friendly first, without a large contribution of tax dollars, but more from tuition and fees or donations, students are more likely to bring this new doctrine of reduce, recycle, and reuse to the world outside their higher educational upbringing. Nevertheless, with the exponential pace of human advancement in maturity, the U.S. will be able to focus on informing young adults and children in the future, but for now should have universities working in the background with citizens that are more likely to make an impact.
Many universities are going green such as Harvard University which has implemented it’s, “…major investments in energy conservation in campus buildings, introduced a green cleaning service, and integrated local and organic produce into

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