Recycling

Should Recycling be Made Mandatory Across the World

All around the world, countless numbers of people like the thought of recycling, but most individuals do not choose to recycle. Recycling is a process in which you take materials that you would normally throw away and reuse them to form new products (Rinkesh).  University students around the world conducted a study that concludes environmental awareness has to do with how much we choose to recycle (Ramayah). People who do choose to recycle trash or other recyclable goods usually do it t…


Recycling Done Wrong: Impacts on Recycling Contamination

Recycling is very important, and the slow destruction of the planet should also be of concern. We need to increase awareness and find ways that will improve our efforts to save our future. After pouring the rest of the milk into a cup, you walk over and put the milk jug in your recycling container. Throughout the week you continue to put plastic shopping bags, and paper plates from dinner in the recycling container. By the end of the week you are ready to take your recycling bin to the curb …


Recycling Processes for Elastomer Materials

The recycling process converts end of life or unwanted materials into new products with new or similar functions.  Elastomers are rubbery materials with an elastic property. Elastomers can be recycled in various ways after the original product has reached end of life. An example of a product that reaches end of life and goes through a recycling process are tires. Tires become unwanted when they have become worn down to the point of no longer being safe for road travel, or after irrepara…


How does Recycling Really Affect the Environment

The Personal Project is a new and exciting outlet for me as I have never made a project or a work of mine that has to be this extensive. It is very major to choose a topic that I am interested in. The topic has to enrich my knowledge and show off my capabilities. Since the project has to involve my interests and skills, I have decided to do a project that helps me grow in two fields I enjoy: filmmaking and the preservation of the environment. Although I do not think these would be suitable c…


Overview on Reduce, Reuse, Required Recycling

With mandatory recycling laws, the Earth has a good chance of becoming a greener world. When I was younger, WALL-E came out in theaters. Although I enjoyed the movie’s theme of love and exploration, I did not realise until now that the movie conveys a different meaning. This new theme pertains to the future of the Earth, and how throwing away reusable resources can harm our future generations. Because the U.S. population increases every year, the scarcity of plastic and paper for the y…


10 Steps of Recycling Paper

Step One is to Collect Step Two Sorting and Transportation Step three - Shredding, Pulping and Screening Step Four – Deinking and Drying Process The Process of Recycling Paper Recycled Paper Products Most times than often, we throw away paper into our waste bins without having a second thought about it, not even stopping to think that we can make use of it, and recycle this precious waste paper ourselves, into something creative and may be valuable to us.  Believ…


How Recycling Can Change the World

In United States, American citizens produce and use over 300 million tons of plastic every year, which fifty percent of this plastic are single-use plastic such as straws, drinking bottles, bags and wrappers (BETTINA WASSENER). There are many solutions to fixing these issues, recycling is one of the most important of all , in order for it to be successful citizens must be involved, the solution starts with the citizens making positive movements.  The main problem revolving around single…


Ways to Inculcate Recycling Habits Among Students

The question here is, what are the ways to inculcate recycling habits among students? The United Kingdom’s former Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli, once said that “change is inevitable, change is constant.” Although it is true for most of the time, we must agree that there are certain things that have not changed, even after many years. One of them is of course, pollution; a topic that has always been the talk of the town. Just recently, (Star News, 2018:) published an art…


The Achievements and Future of Bottle-To-Bottle Recycling

With environmental movements to ban grocery bags and drinking straws, it seems that to the public eye “plastic” has become a dirty word.  Natural ecosystems are harmed by the large amounts of plastic waste produced, but to society today, plastic is irreplaceable. The material is light, cheap, and extremely versatile. The challenge, then, is not to eliminate the use of plastic, but to engineer ways for plastic to be more environmentally efficient, while also remaining conveni…


Should Recycling be Mandatory

Plastic waste is one of the biggest problems for us now. And our solution in this problem is recycling. Mandatory recycling is a way of helping the planet even though some people have strong feelings against it. Even though you may think this essay is trash. Please don't throw it away. Recycle it instead. Did you know that Americans throw away enough aluminum every month to rebuild our entire commercial air fleet. Recycling has been around for many years but the people on the earth are not…


Recycling Has Its Ups and Downs

Recycling is a matter of life or death. Not only affecting products, recycling can restore the air we breathe, the health of humans and animals, and the amount of time that we have on this earth.  If we ignore this and do not recycle as much as possible, then life as we know it will end. The air will get harder to breathe, water will become toxic, trees and plants will die off, and animals will become extinct. Last will be humans. Recycling is a circle that can either keep going around or…


Should Recycling be Mandatory In the U.S

With more and more countries, states, and cities catching onto the recycling trend the question of whether or not recycling should be mandatory in the U.S. is being brought up often.  This topic is being pushed frequently since some link waste and pollution to global warming. Some believe recycling should be mandatory due to the positive effects it can have on the environment like, reduce waste, and preserve energy. However, some do not because of the possible costliness, its can be unsaf…


Recycling Crisis in the U.S

According to one study, 'Around 60% of the plastic produced is less dense than seawater. When introduced into the marine environment, buoyant plastic can be transported by surface currents and winds, recaptured by coastlines, degraded into smaller pieces by the action of the sun, temperature variations, waves, and marine life or lose buoyancy and sink.” (Lehreton, et al). In the US, 80% of plastic waste in the oceans originates on land, and only 9% gets recycled, according to the EPA …


The Consequences of Not Recycling in Missouri

Not recycling results in pollution that will affect the planet future. The state of Missouri is working to ensure the environment is cleaner, safer, and healthier. The planet Earth is truly astonishing. The Earth recycles everything and reuses the material from dead plants and animals to feed new plant life and to make new soil to replenish itself. But some things that are man-made take hundreds of years for the Earth to decompose. Humankind should try to do the same thing the Earth does: re…