Recycling: Waste Not
By Jean Falls
What is recycling?
To put or pass through a cycle again as for
To extract and reuse (useful substances)
Why do we recycle?
Personal responsibility to keep America
It saves space (landfills)
It saves energy (13-95% of the energy
required to manufacture goods from virgin
It creates jobs
It reduces pollution
What do we recycle?
Newspapers and inserts
Metal cans, caps, lids, bands, and foil
Mixed papers – junk mail, magazines
Scrap aluminum – lawn chairs, screen doors,
Rechargeable batteries – cordless phones, camcorders, shavers,
portable appliances, computers, etc.
Laser / Ink cartridges