Recycling

Don’t Accumulate Unwanted Christmas Presents – Recycle Them

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According to American research, we receive and give $35 billion of unwelcome gifts under the tree every year. As a result, these objects end up in some drawer and among the many objects we have and don’t use. This is why recycling unwanted Christmas presents is now becoming common practice. For example, we give them …

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What Is Upcycling and How Is It Different from Recycling?

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In a world where we generate more and more waste and have fewer and fewer resources available, it is essential to encourage material recycling to contribute to a sustainable environment. In this regard, the term upcycling has recently spread. This expression refers to the reuse of recyclable materials to create products with greater value than …

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How To Recycle Old Clothing (Without Taking It to Landfill)

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As a consequence of fast fashion, people in developed countries buy more and more new clothes. Surveys have shown that people buy around 60% more clothing items every year. This means that the textile waste is increasing year by year – and so does the pollution produced by it. Clothes are hardly recycled, thus making …

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Recycling in the Wrong Way: Common Mistakes to Avoid

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Recycling is essential since we need to reutilize primary raw material and save energy, both limited and nonrenewable resources. Moreover, recycling is important also because many landfills are already full of waste which release chemicals and greenhouse gasses, thus harming our planet and the creatures that live on it. Therefore, it is crucial to recycle …

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