The Importance of Recycling

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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 life and occurs at the prospect of depletion of natural resources, macro economic and eliminate waste efficiently.

While we know that pollution is due in part to buy most products that are not reusable or non-degradable then opt for not generating more waste and garbage.

There is an important chain of recycling which can significantly reduce the damage to our environment and to separate the waste and are divided into the following categories: Source: That is from where the waste and can be domestic or industrial. Recovery: Is to collect waste and waste by public or private, as well as transportation of waste transfer to plants. Transfer plants: In this, waste mixers are used for transport lower cost. Separation plant: Here are separated wastes.

Recycling final: After being edited separately, in this finally recycle (bins), plastics stored (landfill) or used for energy production (cement, biogas, etc.).

When recycling reduces the amount of virgin materials required for manufacturing, which dramatically alter ecosystems is also avoided.

Few good reasons to recycle:

Save space which is littered or used as dumping grounds are filled quickly and have to expand or seek new opportunities because they are sources of pollution and cause disease in its residents on training camps, this is called: to prevent pollution environment. Waste incinerators are a major source of air pollution, as they expel gases that contribute to acid rain, toxic heavy metals and cancer-causing dioxin, as well as producing thousands of tons of toxic ash that ends up in landfills , this is known as: to avoid air pollution. Because it saves materials and resources:

Our natural resources are finite, if not recycle them, lose them faster. Because time does not remove
A U.S. study shows the total time used by a housewife for recycling, which is only 73 minutes, just over an hour a month, and just over two minutes a day. Newspapers could use to make new paper and avoid the felling of trees every time is more intense, as only in the united states are cleared of trees about a million daily.

Why recycle energy?

One of the direct benefits of recycling is the conservation of energy that provides us with the following gains:

To make one ton of recycled paper uses only 60% of the energy that would be used to make paper from virgin pulp. Reduced costs of treatment and disposal of solid waste: Creating jobs, saving foreign exchange, reduced external dependence. Recycling glass lowers the melting temperature is needed to make new glass, from raw materials, saving up to 32% of the energy needed to produce it. Saving energy and saving trees help prevent problems like global warming, soil erosion, acid rain and water pollution. Recycling one aluminum can save enough energy to watch three hours of television.

What can we recycle?

Most of the materials in the trash can be recycled, some more easily than others, depending on the price they have at any given time, the collection centers and existing businesses, the ease of transport to these centers and the organizational level of our communities.

These materials are:

Glass
The most beneficial to the environment compared with...
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