Top 5 Impacts of Recycling
Saves Energy &
We use fewer natural resources such as trees, water and minerals when we recycle. Plus, when you extract and process fewer raw materials, you save lots of energy.
Recycling means less waste, which cuts down on the need for landfills and incinerators.
Extracting and processing raw materials causes greenhouse gas emissions — recycling reduces this pollution.
When you recycle used items, you create something new (which is pretty cool).
Growth in the recycling industry results in the creation of new jobs throughout the country.