Eco Green – Recycling

– If a study in undertaken and it concludes that it costs extra to recycle than to bury the used and manufacture the new from scratch, then we could start landfills just for plastic, one for glass etc. then if we do run out of them we can dig them all up in one go for recycling. For example, if the throwing away of plastic continues and continuing oil shortages mean that it is extra cost effective we can recycle them all at once by mining the landfills and it would be cheaper and easier then continuous recycling.

-At present, only an estimated fifteen per cent of UK households have access to kerbside collections, if they these collections do not cover glass, paper, plastic etc. then how far do you have to drive to the nearest recycling location and how much do you have to collect at home to ensure that you are not making extra damage by driving then the amount of energy you are saving by recycling? What about the financial cost to collect the recycling or to take it to the recycling place? What about the energy taken to recycle it? Is oil really running out? How much landfill is availale?
If you stop for a moment to anticipate about the amount of soda that the average person drinks in a year, and then estimate how many cans that adds up to, it is quite something to picture all those cans piled up. If you then visualize about how many cans an entire town, city, or state will drink in a year, then the amount of cans stuck in landfills has to be something utterly remarkable. And the thing is, putting cans in the trash and letting them go to landfill really makes no sense when it is so easy to recycle.

An interesting bare fact is that it takes eight tonnes of bauxite – the raw material which is turned into aluminium – to make one tonne of aluminium. This means that making aluminium from scratch takes a lot of energy and depletes existing bauxite reserves at quite a rate. By recycling aluminium, it is estimated that a saving in energy of 92% is made compared to making it from bauxite. This is a quite astounding saving in energy terms, and when you consider the amount of bauxite it takes to make virgin aluminium, it only makes sense to recycle.

Aluminium cans are present in just about every house in the country. It would be an amazing change if even half of the people who drink or eat goods from aluminium containers were to take those containers to be recycled – saving the country and the individual money and effort in the long run.
Recycling store-is here Amazon’s Recycling Store

Here is each one of the dominant websites for Recycling- Reviews and Word to the wise

Recycling store-is hereAmazon’s Recycling Store

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