The Beauty and the Benefits of Recycling

Thursday, August 17, 2017




Since natural resources are the main source of our daily needs, conserving them are very important. Additionally, there’s little evidence that the natural resources will last for much longer. Considering the regularity with which we consume these resources, there will eventually come a time when they will become scarce.

We can help maintain the ecological balance and reduce the meteoric exhaustion of biodiversity by conserving natural resources. One way to do that is recycling. Common items in our landfills include used rubber tires, junk mail, old bottles, and scrap cars. In sharp contrast to what most people believe, the resources required to manufacture these products are quickly being depleted. Fortunately there’s a solution for this in recycling.

In order to prevent new resources from being exploited, recycling allows all of the above-mentioned items to be used repeatedly. This helps in conserving natural resources such as timber, gas, oil, coal, minerals and water.



Recycling has another key benefit in regards to conservation of resources. Recycling allows more emphasis to be put on creating technology to utilize what already exists. This is the reason why programs where they can receive large quantities of recyclable material to convert into new items are being supported by a growing number of industries. 

Recycling also creates a significant amount of employment opportunities. According to a recent study, ten thousand tons of recycled waste creates more than thirty thousand jobs. This is significantly higher than the 600 jobs created by similar amounts of incinerated and land filled waste.

Recycling is a huge industry within itself even though most people think of it as an individual action.
The trash has to be sorted and shipped- off to the right places after the sorting out and depositing trash for recycling process. The growing recycling industry employs thousands of workers to do the job of sorting out and shipping trash for recycling. It most definitely creates more community jobs and provides stability to the entire process. It is our responsibility to make recyclable items available so that more jobs can be created.

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