What are recyclable products?
Recyclable products turn waste material into new materials and objects. This reduces the amount of waste going into our landfills and environment. Recyclable materials include:
Glass, paper, cardboard, metal, plastic, tires,textiles, batteries, electronics, etc.
What are the benefits?
Using Recycling reduces waste being sent to landfills and lessens the waste entering our environment.
Increases Domestic Economic Security
Reusing what a country produces keeps materials in their country and reduces the need to source new materials from abroad.
When recycling a material it no longer needs to be extracted and transported long distances to be produced. This lessons the energy needed to produce a new product.
Protects the Ecosystem and Wildlife
Reusing materials means those materials aren't getting into our environment. This saves animals from consuming foreign objects that may harm them.
What are some example products?
Glass: Bottles, cups, glasses, etc.
Metal: Aluminium cans, steel scrap, copper scrap, etc.
Wood: Paper, cardboard, cups, etc.
Electronics: Phones, cameras, computers, mp3 players, etc.